All Video articles – Page 18

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    Satu Vänskä performs the Allemande from Bach's Partita no.2

    2018-08-23T12:37:00Z

    Satu Vänskä, principal violinist of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, performs the Allemande from Bach’s Partita no.2 in D minor in the Barbican Theatre in London. The 1726 ‘Belgiorno’ Stradivari played by Vänskä plays is one of only two by the maker in Australia, both of which belong to the ...

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    A six-string custom viola played by Henning Kraggerud

    2018-08-22T12:03:00Z

    In this video, Norwegian violinist Henning Kraggerud amd jazz pianist Bugge Wesseltoft perform an inprovisation on a folk tune. Kraggerud is playing his custom-made ‘viola concorda’. ‘I was longing for a sound that I couldn’t produce, so I ordered a new instrument from Ariane Becker,’ he writes. ‘Listen ...

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    Eurovision Young Musicians semi-final 2018

    2018-08-21T16:53:00Z

    In these videos German violinist Mira Foron and Czech double bassist Indi Stivín give it their all in the semi-final of Eurovision Young Musicians 2018.

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    Mexican cellists play Piazzolla

    2018-08-17T12:25:00Z

    Cellist and conductor Amit Peled with his Peabody students and selected Mexican cellists perform for Festival de Musica de Camera de San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

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    Masterclass with Violinist Gábor Takács-Nagy

    2018-08-14T13:20:00Z

    Violinist Gábor Takács-Nagy coaches Sirena Huang on Prokofiev’s Violin Sonata as part of a masterclass for the Classical Bridge Music Festival.

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    Bach's Chaconne, performed by Johnny Gandelsman and the Limón Dance Company

    2018-08-10T14:50:00Z

    In this video from WQXR, members of the New York based Limón Dance Company dance to Bach’s Chaconne played live by violinist Johnny Gandelsman (of Brooklyn Rider and Silk Road Ensemble). The choreography is by the company’s founder José Limón. 

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    Introducing the Baroque double bass

    2018-08-09T12:13:00Z

    In this video from the London-based Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, double bassist Cecelia Bruggemeyer introduces the – or as she more accurately puts its, ‘a’ – Baroque double bass

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    Bacewicz Duets on Folk Themes – Jennifer Pike & Thomas Gould

    2018-08-08T14:46:00Z

    This video was made at ‘Polish Music Day at the Wigmore Hall with Jennifer Pike and Friends’ on 14 October 2017. Featuring violinists Jennifer Pike, a former BBC Young Musician, and Thomas Gould, these four short duets written in 1945 by Grażyna Bacewicz are named: Praeludium ...

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    Esther Abrami: a kitten concert for charity

    2018-08-08T14:05:00Z

    Violinist Esther Abrami’s fundraiting video for French cat rescue charity ‘La Feline Meyreuillaise’ Link to Fundraising Page: https://www.gofundme.com/aidons-les-chats-des-rues A message from Esther: ‘The association which I am helping raising money for today is “La Feline Meyreuillaise”. It is a French association based in Meyreuille (South of France). It ...

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    Steve Reich's Triple Quartet – Psappha Ensemble

    2018-08-08T13:32:00Z

    Commissioned by the Kronos Quartet, this work is written for three quartets but can be played, as in this video, with one live group and two pre-recorded ones. The musicians are Benedict Holland and Sophie Rosa, violins, Heather Wallington, viola, and Jennifer Langridge, cello. Psappha is a flexible ...

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    All four BBC Young Musician winning cellists on stage together

    2018-08-07T12:21:00Z

    In this video filmed at this year’s BBC Proms, Giovanni Sollima’s Violoncelles, vibrez! is performed by the four cellist past winners of the BBC Young Musician competition, Natalie Clein (1994), Guy Johnston (2000), Laura van der Heijden (2012) and Sheku Kanneh-Mason (2016). The performance took place as part ...

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    Violin Masterclass with Nicola Benedetti

    2018-08-06T16:10:00Z

    Emily from Taunton, who has been playing the violin since the age of seven, fought Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and is now in remission. As part of Make-A-Wish UK she travelled up to London to have a violin masterclass with Nicola Benedetti at the Royal Albert Hall.

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    Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra in 360°

    2018-08-03T14:45:00Z

    This is a 360 Film, so use your mouse to move your viewing point in all directions. It features the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performing the finale of Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra, conducted by Rafael Payare. It is a Google Arts Culture exhibit, with more information, photos, interviews ...

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    Erica Piccotti plays Brahms in Venice

    2018-08-03T12:10:00Z

    Italian cellist Erica Piccotti and pianist Monica Cattarossi perform the second movement, Adagio Affettuoso, of Brahms’s Cello Sonata no.2. The video was recorded live on 18 June 2017 at the Lo Squero concert hall on San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice. Piccotti, born in Rome in 1999, began cello ...

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    Learning Beethoven with Maxim Vengerov

    2018-08-02T13:48:00Z

    Three students at the Royal College of Music reveal what it’s like to work with Maxim Vengerov, ‘one of the big legends of the violin’ on Beethoven’s Violin Concerto.

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    The most common types of violin makers, ep.2

    2018-08-01T15:53:00Z

    Oslo based violin maker Jacob von der Lippe’s second compilation of violin maker types, from accident prone to always dusty. For the first video, click here

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    Gagliano violin sold to pawn shop for $50 in Boston

    2018-07-27T13:52:00Z

    A 1759 violin by Ferdinando Gagliano, worth an estimated $250,000, was old to a Boston pawn shop for $50. It had been stolen from during a recent break-in in the city.  This video from Boston 25 News.

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    Newly discovered viola impromptu by Shostakovich performed by Paul Neubauer

    2018-07-26T14:12:00Z

    A previously unknown work by Dmitri Shostakovich, this viola impromptu was discovered in Moscow’s central archive last year and revealed on the composer’s birthday in September . In this video, violist Paul Neubauer and pianist Wu Han perform the piece at Music@Menlo, 

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    Philadelphia concertmaster David Kim on orchestral auditions

    2018-07-25T12:20:00Z

    ‘Through all of those barriers, psychological and physical, you have to make beautiful art somehow, in a setting that is so unartistic and unispiring.’ In this interview for J.W. Pepper, Philhadelphia Orchestra concertmaster David Kim talks about how he learned to audition for orchestras and how to thrive in ...

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    Teaching music to refugee children in Greece

    2018-07-24T16:19:00Z

    In this short film from CBC, Canadian violinist Nadia Monczak spends two weeks at a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesvos teaching the children there, with ART Angels Relief project Read the accompanying article on the CBC website