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  • Nicola Benedetti masterclass

    Nicola Benedetti gives masterclass on Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto


    Nicola Benedetti works with Juillliard School graduate Gregory Cardi on the first movement of Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64.

  • The instrument makers

    BBC Radio 4: The Instrument Makers


    In this radio programme, cellist and presenter Verity Sharp hears the stories of four very different instrument makers

  • Anne-Sophie Mutter

    Anne-Sophie Mutter: A Life with Beethoven


    In this documentary, originally released in 2000, Anne-Sophie Mutter gives us an insight into her view of Beethoven and shares experiences of playing his music, starting with her teenage years, when she performed the Beethoven Violin Concerto with Herbert Von Karajan. The documentary includes video clips and photos of Mutter ...

  • Joshua bell

    Joshua Bell on childhood dreams, party tricks and dance moves


    A quickfire interview with American violinist Joshua Bell at the 2019 Verbier Festival, from Medici.TV’s ‘Swiss Cheese Stories’ series. See more at Medici.TV’s Verbier minisite

  • Anne Sophie Mutter - John Williams

    Behind-the-Scenes with Anne-Sophie Mutter & John Williams


    The violinist and composer introduce their collaborative album Across the Stars, released on 30 August . Familiar themes from Star Wars,  Harry Potter and more were recast as virtuosic violin showpieces for the album, featuring the Recording Arts Orchestra of Los Angeles conducted by John Williams himself.

  • Grandpa spends a decade making 10 violins for his grandkids

    Amateur luthier’s decade-long project to make violins for his 10 grandchildren


    The story of Minnesota fiddler Gene Van Alstine who received his grandfather’s violin and wanted to leave the same legacy for his ten grandchildren

  • Workshop 4 to 5 String Conversion Ep 1, Preparation

    Bass conversion from 4-string to 5-string


    This is the first in a series from the workshop of Thomas George Martin on re-converting a German bass from 4-string (with extension) back to its original state as a 5-string. View the whole series on the Thomas George Martin YouTube channel

  • Slipknot cello

    Cellist performs Slipknot cover


    From the YouTube channel ‘ sugar cello ’ comes this reinterpretation of the American heavy meal band Slipknot’s 2014 track ‘The Devil In I’. Hiding behind the mask is classically trained Albanian/Greek cellist, stage name Nina, who completed his postgraduate studies at the Hochschule für Müsik Köln under Maria ...

  • Bruckner quintet Alina Ibragimova

    Bruckner’s String Quintet in F major


    Performed by Alina Ibragimova, Amihai Grosz, Anne Gastinel, Gijs Kramer and Liza Ferschtman during the 2013 Delft Chamber Music Festival. Filmed by 24 Classics 00:00 Gemäßigt. Moderato 12:58 Scherzo: Schnell 17:59 Trio: Langsamer 20:41 Adagio 35:29 Finale: Lebhaft bewegt

  • Gil Shaham

    Gil Shaham plays Prokofiev at the Proms


    The violinist plays Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No 2 at the BBC Proms with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Taken from a concert on 31st July 2019.

  • Kavakos Verbier

    Kavakos on pre-concert rituals, Swiss cheese and never getting drunk


    In this video from Medici TV filmed at the 2018 Verbier Festival, violinist Leonidas Kavakos answers some quickfire questions Also watch: Renaud Capuçon answers the same set of questions Video: Verbier Festival 2018: one-on-one with Renaud Capuçon

  • Arensky

    Arensky: Quartet for violin, viola, and two cellos


    Recorded live in Alice Tully Hall, this performance took place as part of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center on 3 May this year. It features the first movement of Anton Arensky’s Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Violin, Viola, and Two Cellos, Op. 35. ...

  • johnny gandelsman bach

    Johnny Gandelsman - Allemande from sixth Cello Suite on 5-string violin


    This video captures violinist Johnny Gandelsman in the studio during sessions for his recording of violin transcriptions of the complete Bach Cello Suites. The project is being funded through Kickstarter - click here for the project page

  • Rachmaninoff Sonata in G minor - Ella van Poucke

    Ella van Poucke with Caspar Vos: Rachmaninoff Cello Sonata


    From Dutch public broadcaster Avrotros comes this performance by 24-year-old cellist Ella van Poucke with pianist Caspar Vos. Van Poucke is on the ‘Avrotros Klassiek presenteert!’ programme, which gives young classical talents the opportunity to record a debut album and build their media experience and exposure. Van Poucke ...

  • Tibor Varga

    Tibor Varga Competition 2019


    A round-up of the competition’s final round. Includes footage of this year’s three finalists, both in performance and in interview.   Read: Anna-Agafia-Egholm-wins-Tibor-Varga-Competition

  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason Proms

    Sheku Kanneh-Mason plays Elgar at the Proms


    Sheku Kanneh-Mason plays an excerpt of Elgar’s Cello Concerto at the BBC Proms on 22nd August with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla. Watch the whole Prom at:

  • Tobias Hume - Tom & Mistress Fine

    Peter Sheppard Skærved plays Tobias Hume


    Violinist Peter Sheppard Skærved plays ‘Tom Mistress Fine’ from Tobias Hume’s The first part of Ayres for the Viole de Gamba alone published in London in 1605. Sheppard Skærved plays a c.1580 Brescian violin by an unknown maker, tuned down two tones (Eflat, Bflat, F, C). ...

  • Perlman Ashkenazy Nupen

    Itzhak Perlman & Vladimir Ashkenazy in the studio


    In this excerpt from Christopher Nupen’s 1978 documentary Itzhak Perlman – Virtuoso Violinist: I know I played every note , Perlman and Ashkenazy are filmed recording Beethoven’s Sonata no.10, op.96

  • Chloe Chua

    12-year-old violinist Chloe Chua plays Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto


    In this video, Chloe Chua, joint 1st prize-winner of the 2018 Yehudi Menuhin International Competition for Young Violinists, plays Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor at the Atlanta Festival Academy Finale.

  • Vilde Frang

    Interview with Vilde Frang


    Filmed during rehearsals of Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Philharmonia Orchestra and Jakub Hrusa, April 2012