Hilary Hahn

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    Violinist Hilary Hahn on choosing fingerings

    2014-09-15T00:00:00Z

    I choose fingerings that don't get in the way of the music and that don't make the passage sound technical' Violinist Hilary Hahn gives advice on choosing fingerings for different passages and works. Read about other leading string players as tutors in the Strad's September ...

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    Violinist Hilary Hahn cancels all performances for six weeks

    2014-07-23T00:00:00Z

    The star performer is suffering from an inflamed muscle

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    Hilary Hahn performs Korngold's Violin Concerto

    2014-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Hilary Hahn performs Korngold's Violin Concerto with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin conducted by Kent Nagano. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a 30-day free trial. To purchase single issues click here .

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    Hilary Hahn performs Paganini's Caprice no.24 and Milstein's Paganiniana

    2014-05-06T00:00:00Z

    Hilary Hahn, who was guest editor of The Strad's June 2012 issue, performs Paganini's Caprice no.24 and Milstein's Paganiniana at the Verbier Festival in 2007. You can read excerpts from Hahn's interviews in the June 2012 here . Subscribe to The Strad or download ...

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    Violinist Hilary Hahn to receive €25,000 Dresden Music Festival Prize

    2014-03-27T00:00:00Z

    The US violinist Hilary Hahn has been awarded the Dresden Music Festival Prize for 2014. Worth €25,000, the award will be presented at a concert at the Dresden Semperoper on 4 June. In its citation, the festival award committee said, ‘Through her authentic, contemporary musical ...

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    Hilary Hahn

    The 2013-14 season marked the 30th anniversary of two-time Grammy-winning American violinist Hilary Hahn’s first violin lesson. In the two decades since her professional debut, she has delved into core repertoire, contemporary music, and less familiar classic compositions with equal commitment. Hilary Hahn has released 15 albums ...

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    When they were young: Hilary Hahn

    2013-06-16T00:00:00Z

    The US violinist performs Beethoven aged 15

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    Composer Jeff Myers wins violinist Hilary Hahn's encore contest

    2012-06-17T00:00:00Z

    American composer Jeff Myers has won an online competition to complete Hilary Hahn's encores project. The violinist had already commissioned 26 composers from 17 countries to write new short-form pieces for violin and piano for the project, named 'In 27 Pieces: the Hilary Hahn Encores'. The 27th piece, Myers's The ...

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    Hilary Hahn: Bach, Ives and hat

    2012-05-17T00:00:00Z

    The June 2012 issue's guest editor Hilary Hahn plays some Bach, then a Charles Ives medley in an Ives-inspired hat. Playlist: Bach: Bouree (from Partita no.3) Bach: Siciliana (from Sonata no.1) Ives/Trad.: Medley Download the June 2012 issue here. Photo: ...

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    Violinist Hilary Hahn launches competition for composers

    2011-10-29T00:00:00Z

    Hilary Hahn has launched an online contest to choose the 27th piece for her new project, In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores. Twenty-six composers, including Krzysztof Penderecki, Mark-Anthony Turnage, Edgar Meyer and Nico Muhly, have already written encores for her. She will select the final work from blind submissions ...