Colombian cellist Santiago Cañón Valencia, who was recently presented with the 2018 János Starker Award here performs his own transcription of the Chaconne from Bach’s Partita no.2.
This video was made at the Luis Angel Arango Hall in Bogotá on 13 August 2017.
Icelandic violin maker Hans Johannsson gives a talk exploring ‘a fascinating juxtaposition of an age-old traditional craft on the one hand and the pursuit of science and technology on the other’, filmed at a TEDx event at the Tjarnarbíó theatre in Reykjavik on 4 November.
The listing for the talk
Pioneering pedagogue Paul Rolland formulated a groundbreaking approach to string teaching through his University of Illinois String Research Project in the late 1960s. Charlotte Smith investigates the legacy of his findings, 40 years after his death
Josef Špaček – violinist and associate artist of the Czech Philharmonic – rehearses the Allegro vivace from Dvořák’s Serenade for Strings with students of the Royal Academy of Music.
This video is the first play-through of the piece in the rehearsal, which you can contrast to the final play-through