New York Philharmonic concertmaster Frank Huang plays his own arrangement of the United States national anthem before a November 2018 game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Houston Rockets at the Brooklyn Barclays Center
Daniel Harding gave his final performances as Music Director of the Orchestre de Paris on 19 and 20 June, in a programme that included Janine Jansen performing Brahms’s Violin Concerto. Here she is in rehearsal.
The Canadian violinist Shannon Lee is one of six musicians who will be competing in the final round of the Sendai International Violin Competition. Here she is in the semi-finals last Saturday, performing both as soloist and as concertmaster.
In this video, the micro-artist Mattewada Ajay Kumar, who hails from Warangal, a city in the south Indian state of Telangana, plays his micro-violin: a tiny functional violin, weighing 0.74 mg and all of 2 cm long, sculpted from gold. The instrument, which comes complete with four metal strings and ...
Cellist Zoë Martlew suffers what she describes as a ‘major bow dysfuntion’ about a minute into Juliana Hodkinson’s ‘amazing noise piece’ Scrape, for cello with metal plate, playback track and sound diffusion at the Dark Music Days festival in Reykjavik, Iceland.