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  • MaximEncore1
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    Happy Birthday violinist Maxim Vengerov

    2015-08-21T00:00:00Z

    Violinist Maxim Vengerov is given a birthday surprise during a performance in Amsterdam in 1994. Watch Vengerov giving a showstopping performance of Bazzini's Dance of the Goblins with pianist Itamar Golan from the same concert.

  • VengerovSibelius1
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    Maxim Vengerov gives Sibelius Violin Concerto masterclass

    2015-08-13T00:00:00Z

    Remember you are accompanying here - otherwise everyone will hear these exercises! It's very important not to take attention away from the theme.' Maxim Vengerov gives a masterclass on Sibelius's Violin Concerto and speaks about the importance of emphasising the theme - even when the soloist is required ...

  • Vengerov_Bach_Columns1
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    Violinist Maxim Vengerov on Bach's musical architecture

    2015-07-08T00:00:00Z

    Bach's harmonies are like columns in a gigantic cathedral. Only when you come nearer, do you see the detail.' Violinist Maxim Vengerov gives a masterclass on Bach’s Solo Violin Sonata no.1, paying particular attention to the harmonic architecture. The full 48-minute video is available to buy as a ...

  • MaximVengerovViola1
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    Maxim Vengerov performs Walton's Viola Concerto

    2015-06-12T00:00:00Z

    Violinist Maxim Vengerov proves himself to be a highly skilled viola player, performing Walton's Viola Concerto. Read The Strad's article asking, Should all viola players practise the violin? Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a 30-day free trial. To purchase ...

  • Vengerov_Birds1
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    Violinist Maxim Vengerov on taking time to explore the fingerboard

    2015-04-08T00:00:00Z

    And now I can imitate birds...but not sick birds!' Maxim Vengerov gives a masterclass on Ravel's Tzigane, including advice on taking time to explore the whole fingerboard, and a humorous impression of birds as represented in the work. The full 50-minute video is available to buy as a ...

  • VengerovMozart1
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    Maxim Vengerov on playing the violin like Mozart

    2015-03-10T00:00:00Z

    Violinist Maxim Vengerov gives a masterclass on Mozart’s Third Violin Concerto at the Royal Academy of Music, London - including a humorous impression of Mozart's violin playing. The full 48-minute video is available to buy as a download or DVD through the Masterclass Media Foundation. Watch ...

  • VengerovBritten1
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    Violinist Maxim Vengerov on blending your sound with other instruments

    2015-02-26T00:00:00Z

    You have to forget sometimes that you play the violin. Use it to express the sound of the music and to integrate with the orchestra' Violinist Maxim Vengerov gives a masterclass on Britten’s Violin Concerto at the Royal Academy of Music, London. The full 50-minute video is available ...

  • Vengerov_Mendelssohn1
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    Maxim Vengerov on Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto

    2015-02-19T00:00:00Z

    One note of wider vibrato can ruin the purity of the whole line...' Violinist Maxim Vengerov gives a masterclass on Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto at the Royal Academy of Music, London. Playing the solo part is Aya Sanada. The full 48-minute video is available to buy as a download ...