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  • harnoncourt

    Video: Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducts Mozart's Violin Concerto no.3


    Conductor and early music pioneer Nikolaus Harnoncourt, who announced his retirement on Saturday 5 December, conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in Mozart's Violin Concerto no.3 in G major K216, with soloist Gidon Kremer. Violinist Ray Chen will give a Masterclass on the first movement of this concerto in ...

  • ricci

    Ruggiero Ricci plays Ravel's Tzigane


    The first performance of Maurice Ravel's Tzigane took place on 26 April 1924. Here's a performance by the late violinist Ruggiero Ricci, given in 1984.You can read The Strad's tribute to 'the master soloist and prolific recording artist' in the December 2012 issue, and a two-CD recording from ...