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  • Isabelle Faust

    Isabelle Faust: Largo from Bach’s Sonata in C Major


    Soulful Bach from one of the composer’s most thoughtful interpreters

  • Pavel Sporcl

    Pavel Šporcl: Mendelssohn violin concerto


    In this video, Pavel Šporcl performs Mendelssohn’s E minor Violin Concerto with the English Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Woods in concert at Cadogan Hall, London, on 9 June this year. Šporcl has sold more than 230,000 CDs in his career, with his latest recording, ‘Christmas On The Blue ...

  • Twoset violin bow test

    TwoSet Violin try bows worth $200,000 and $700,000


    Brett and Eddy of TwoSet Violin join Nippon Violin CEO Sota Nakazawa to compare a $2,000 bow against examples by Peccatte and Tourte estimated to be worth in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. The auction record for a bow by François Xavier Tourte is €576,600, as The Strad ...

  • Charlie Siem first composition

    Charlie Siem records his first composition


    In this video, violinist Charlie Siem talks us through the experience of recording his first composition, ‘Canopy’, which was featured on his Sony Classics album ‘In The Stars.’

  • Kyung Wha Chung

    Kyung Wha Chung plays Schumann's Violin Sonata No 2 in 1997


    In this video from 1997, the 30th anniversary of her international debut, Kyung Wha Chung plays Schumann’s Violin Sonata No 2

  • Brian Paul Benning

    Brian Paul Benning plays a 1997 Viola d’amore


    Brian Paul Benning - Artist-in-Residence at the 65-year-old family-run business Benning Violins in Los Angeles, California - plays a Viola d’amore crafted by violinmaker Eric Benning in 1997.

  • Patricia Kopatchinskaja acting

    Patricia Kopatchinskaja takes on acting role in Karl Schwitters’s Ursonate


    In another life, violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja might have been an actor, as demonstrated by this trailer for a film version of ‘Ursonate’, a sound poem by the early 20th-century German artist Karl Schwitters, in which Kopatchinskaja puts her acting talents to serious test.  

  • Olivier Babaz

    Olivier Babaz on bass and thumb pianos


    French jazz bassist Olivier Babaz has been experimenting with playing kalimba along with his double bass - here he combines two kalimbas, otherwise known as mbiras or thumb pianos, for an impressionistic arrangement of the Cole Porter standard ‘Night and Day’

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    Ray Chen: What do you do when your E-string breaks in a concert?


    In a break from practice, Ray Chen sets himself a challenge to play as if his E string has just broken while admitting that it is not something you can defend against or even practise for – and therefore not worth worrying about either

  • Yo-Yo Ma Dartmouth

    Yo-Yo Ma makes speech after receiving honorary Dartmouth degree


    On Sunday 9th June, Dartmouth College awarded the cellist Yo-Yo Ma an honorary doctor of arts degree at its 2019 commencement. Here he is, immediately afterwards, delivering the main address and playing the cello to 11,000 attendees.

  • With Nicky Ask Nicky

    ‘With Nicky’ 12: Ask Nicky


    This week, ‘With Nicky’ becomes ‘Ask Nicky’ as Nicola Benedetti answers some of your questions. The violinist says: ‘After recording this, however, we realised I never actually answered the most asked question! - What is your shoulder rest? ‘The super duper attentive amongst you may have noticed a ...

  • Teo Gertler

    11-year-old Teo Gertler plays Mendelssohn


    The 11-year-old Slovak violin prodigy Teo Gertler plays Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto

  • Town Hall Symphony Hall

    Sheku Kanneh-Mason gives schools-only performance


    After a schools-only performance in Birmingham from Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason, pupils talk about their impressions of the two musicians.

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    Leopold Mozart Violin Competition live stream


    The finalists’ performances, in local time for Germany, are: 5 pm: Kaoru Oe (Japan, *1994) Mozart concerto A major KV 219 Brahms concerto D major op. 77 7 pm: Joshua Brown (USA, *1999) Mozart Konzert G major ...

  • Hannah Tam

    Hannah Tam, 13, plays Ysaÿe and Hubay


    Hannah Tam, 13, was recently awarded a CA$10,000 prize from the ‘Mini Violini’ showcase at the Concours musical international de Montréal. Here she plays Eugène Ysaÿe’s D minor Sonata ‘Ballade’, and the Carmen Fantasy by Jenö Hubay with pianist Claire Ouellet.  

  • Pavel Sporcl Souvenir

    Pavel Šporcl plays 'Souvenir' by František Drdla


    Pavel Šporcl performs Souvenir by Czech violinist and composer František Drdla (1868-1944). Šporcl has sold more than 230,000 CDs in his career, with his latest recording, ‘Christmas On The Blue Violin’, going platinum. His now trademark blue violin was made for him in 2005 by Czech luthier Jan Špidlen. ...

  • Perlman Masterclass

    Itzhak Perlman launches online masterclass series


    This is a trailer for the latest addition to the platform, a series of 19 video lessons from Itzhak Perlman. More details here

  • Ellinor D'Melon - Sarasate

    Ellinor D'Melon performs Sarasate's Introduction et Tarantelle


    Eighteen-year-old Cuban/Jamaican violinist Ellinor D’Melon plays Pablo de Sarasate’s Introduction et tarantelle op.43 with pianist Vadim Gladkov at the Sony Auditorium in Madrid, Spain.  

  • Janine Jansen

    Janine Jansen plays Sibelius's Violin Concerto


    This video is taken from a performance with the SWR Symphonieorchester under Christoph Eschenbach.

  • Alina Ibragimova

    Alina Ibragimova on returning to the Laeiszhalle, Hamburg


    In this video, the Russian-British violinist talks about the Ernest Chausson Concerto and the Guillaume Lekeu Sonata, and the experience of playing in Hamburg’s Laeiszhalle.