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    Interview with Latvian violinist Roberts Balanas

    2021-04-06T11:30:00Z

    In this interview Hannah Nepilova speaks to the Latvian violinist Roberts Balanas - a classically trained solo violinist who, since the start of lockdown, has been streaming his own virtuosic cover arrangements of non-classical pieces. Many have gone viral, including a cover of Elton John’s ‘I’m Still Standing’ which was ...

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    Roberts Balanas plays Bobby Hebb on 6 string violin

    2021-04-06T11:00:00Z

    In this video the Latvian violinist Roberts Balanas, who has been broadcasting a series of virtuosic covers throughout lockdown, plays Bobby Hebb’s Sunny on a 6-string violin with loop pedal cover. Watch Interview with Latvian violinist Roberts Balanas Watch Elton John’s I’m still Standing - arranged for solo ...

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    Elton John’s I’m still Standing - arranged for solo violin

    2020-06-11T12:56:00Z

    The Latvian violinist Roberts Balanas , a student at the Royal Academy of Music, performs his own arrangement of Elton John’s ‘I’m Still Standing’. On his Facebook page, Elton John says: ‘I was recently sent this video by Roberts Balanas and I thought it was so fantastic, I ...