British composer Rebecca Saunders was this week awarded the €250,000 Ernst von Siemens Music prize, becoming the first woman to win it in its 45-year history.
This 2013 work was described in The Strad’s review of Séverine Ballon’s recording as a ‘study in how a scordatura C str
‘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
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