The Strad Issue: December 2017Description: A cool Nordic wind blows through these SeasonsMusicians: Arctic Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra/Henning Kraggerud (violin) Works: VIVALDI The Four Seasons; KRAGGERUD Preghiera, Postlude in B flat minor (Equinox), The last leaf – Magnus in Memoriam, Victimae Paschali Catalogue Number: SIMAX PSC1356
Lisa Batiashvili, our cover star for the January 2020 issue of The Strad, plays Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in this performance with the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra under Gábor Takács-Nagy. The performance took place last September at the 2019 Tsinandali Festival in Tsinandali, Kakheti, Georgia.
In this music video, featuring the Danish String Quartet, actor Peter Kirk underlines the quirkiness and darkness in Schnittke’s String Quartet No.3. The video is shot on the island of Møn in south-eastern Denmark.
Watch the official music video for One Earth, One People, One Love, the final movement of Sun Rings, a 2002 collaboration between Kronos and composer Terry Riley. The first full recording of Sun Rings was released by Nonesuch Records in August.The piece is scored for string quartet, chorus and ...