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  • 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

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    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.

  • CMIM 2019 - Mini Violini - Emrik Revermann

    10-year-old Emrik Revermann plays Franck and Sarasate


    Canadian violinist Emrik Revermann, 10, was the youngest participant in the Concours musical international de Montréal’s ‘Mini Violini’ showcase. Five winners of international junior competitions, aged 10 to 14, were invited to perform on two consecutive evenings in recital and with the chamber orchestra I Musici de Montréal before ...

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    ‘With Nicky’ 11: Oasby Music Group


    This week on Nicola Benedetti’s journey of video tutorials, the violinist takes a trip outside her living room and into the home of the children of the Oasby Music Group. Founded in 2013 with just 7 beginner young musicians aged 5-8, the organisation now has 13 ensembles aged 4-18, with ...

  • Stella Chen

    Stella Chen gives winning performance at the Queen Elisabeth Competition


    In this video Stella Chen gives her winning performance of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto at the 2019 Queen Elisabeth Competition.

  • Anne Sophie Mutter John Williams

    Harry Potter meets Paganini with Anne-Sophie Mutter and John Williams


    Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and legendary film composer John Williams have released this preview of a recording collaboration for the Deutsche Grammophon label. ‘Hedwig’s Theme’ from Harry Potter is recast as a virtuosic violin showpiece with orchestra (listen to the full track below). The Recording Arts Orchestra of Los ...

  • Isaac Stern

    Isaac Stern 2020 centenary at Carnegie Hall


    With 2020 marking the centenary of Isaac Stern’s birth, Carnegie Hall dedicates its 2019–2020 season in the violinist’s honour. This video, introducing the celebrations, pays tribute to the violinist and activist; as well as his tireless work in saving Carnegie Hall from demolition in 1960.

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    Christian Ferras plays Brahms Sonata no.3


    In this video, French violinist Christian Ferras, performs the second movement of Brahms’s Violin Sonata no.3. Ferras, who died by suicide in 1982 at the age of 49, featured in the ‘Great Violinists’ series in the December 2010 issue of The Strad, where Nathaniel Vallois wrote: His ascent ...