Margarita Balanas visits Tom Woods Cellos in London and plays the first Bourrée from Bach’s Cello Suite no.3 on 20 instruments of various makers and eras, including J. B. Vuillaume, Thomas Kennedy, J&A Gagliano, Georges Chanot and Claude Miremont
‘I had the idea that 8 violas playing together could sound like a choir, and so I started London Viola Sound,’ writes violinist and violist Max Baillie.
This arrangement was performed at the group’s first concert at Holy Trinity Brompton in London.
Leonidas Kavakos will be performing with Yuja Wang at the Royal Festival Hall in the Southbank Centre in London this Friday 18 January.
In this video he talks London about performing in London and the musical chemistry he shares with Yuja Wang.
Details on the upcoming concert here
In this video from the Voertman Hall at the University of North Texas College of Music, Lauren Pierce performs her own arrangement of Sarasate’s Zigeunerweisen for double bass and string orchestra.
Joey Golan, Audio Engineer
Weston Harris, Videographer
Clay Couturiaux, Conductor
This is a 360 Film, so use your mouse to move your viewing point in all directions. It features the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performing the finale of Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra, conducted by Rafael Payare.
It is a Google Arts Culture exhibit, with more information, photos, interviews