Nicola Benedetti on the extremes of Mozart's Violin Concerto no.5
In this extract from the 2015 BBC documentary The Joy of Mozart, Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti talks about the surprises and sheer euphoria in the fifth violin concerto, often referred to as the ‘Turkish’.
The preliminary rounds of the 10th edition of the triennial Joseph Joachim Violin Competition start on Saturday 13 October at 10am (German time). Bookmark this page to watch the live stream of the entire event.
The competition, which takes place over 16 days at the University of Music, Drama and
A violin which belonged to a soldier who died in the trenches of the Somme was featured in the premiere of The Great War Symphony by Patrick Hawes.
Written to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, the symphony received its first performance at London’s Royal Albert Hall on