All Video articles – Page 24

  • Galicia

    Long-serving orchestral cellist in Spain takes to busking after losing leg


    This video comes from Spanish newspaper La Vox de Galicia , based in A Coruña, which reported the story of cellist Vladimir von Litvikh. Born in Saint Petersburg in 1967, he joined the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia when it was founded in 1992 and remained in post until ...

  • Col Legno

    How it feels to play Col Legno


    For everyone who has ever had to learn to play Col Legno the hard way, there’s someone here who understands your pain.

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    Hilary Hahn on her new Bach disc


    Tying in with our cover feature  about Hilary Hahn, this video gives us a taste of what to expect from her second CD of solo Bach, which comes two decades after her first.

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    Viktoria Mullova & Misha Mullov-Abbado: O Cabo Pitanga


    Violinist Viktoria Mullova and her double bassist son Misha Mullov-Abbado perform ‘O Cabo Pitanga’ by Brazilian composer Laércio De Freitas. This arrangement features in their ‘Music We Love’ programme. Visit their websites at  and Video filmed and edited by Thomas Aston

  • Sheku Kanneh Mason Paul Smith

    Sheku Kanneh-Mason models Paul Smith in virtuoso style


    Sheku Kanneh-Mason demonstrates just how crease-proof A Suit to Travel In really is in this vigorous musical workout.

  • Nicola Benedetti

    Nicola Benedetti plays Wynton Marsalis


    In this video Nicola Benedetti describes her experience of playing Wynton Marsalis’s jazz-inspired Violin Concerto, before performing the solo cadenza.

  • Tai Murray

    Entire violin section joins Tai Murray in Tchaikovsky concerto solo part


    In this video taken during a Memphis Symphony Orchestra rehearsal, the entire violin section surprises soloist Tai Murray by joining in with her solo part in the finale. Chicago-born Tai Murray is a former BBC New Generation Artist and concertmaster of the UK-based Chineke Orchestra. Watch: ...

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    Anne-Sophie Mutter plays Gershwin's 'Summertime'


    From ABC Classic FM comes this video of Anne-Sophie Mutter and pianist Tamara-Anna Cislowska performing ‘Summertime’ from George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess.

  • Oberlin Acoustics Workshop

    VSA Oberlin Acoustics Workshop 2015


    Each year for one week, the international violin making community gathers at Oberlin to discuss the latest findings in acoustics under the guidance of researchers and renowned makers. Tying in with the new Making Matters article in our October issue, on the Oberlin Bow Making Workshop and its ...

  • Benjamin Zander

    Interpretation Class with Benjamin Zander


    In this video, violinist Yasmin Myers takes a masterclass with Benjamin Zander, musical director of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, on Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.

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    Sonnet Mélancolique by Alexis de Castillon: double bass transcription


    Double bassist Alexander Verster performs the ‘Sonnet Mélancolique’ from Alexis de Castillon’s song cycle Six poèsies d’Armand Silvestre , op.8. Verster’s transcription for double bass in standard orchestral tuning is available to download here and the piano score (public domain) here . The video was edited by ...

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    Kanneh-Mason Piano Trio - Samuel Coleridge Taylor’s 'Deep River'


    The Kanneh-Mason Piano Trio, formed of siblings Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin) and BBC Young Musician winning Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), perform Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s arrangement of the spiritual ‘Deep River’ . Coleridge-Taylor, not to be confused with poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, was a mixed-race English composer and conductor ...

  • Boussu

    Replicating a Benoit Joseph Boussu


    In this video, violin maker and researcher Geerten Verberkmoes puts the finishing touches to a replica of a violin by Benoit Joseph Boussu, using construction methods most likely employed by the 18th-century French luthier.

  • Richard Lin

    Richard Lin performs Bruch's Scottish Fantasy


    In this video, Richard Lin, 1st prize winner of the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, performs Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy in the final round conducted by Leonard Slatkin.

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    Oleksandr Pushkarenko performs at the Enescu International Violin Competition


    As part of the first round of this year’s George Enescu International Violin Competition, the Ukrainian violinist Oleksandr Pushkarenko, who is studying for a a Masters at the Niccolò Paganini Conservatory of Genoa in Italy, performs the first movement of Mozart’s Violin Concerto No 5 in A Major, K.219.

  • Yo-Yo Ma appears on The Andrew Marr Show

    Yo-Yo Ma: Why Bach is relevant in the 21st century


    Yo-Yo Ma appears on The Andrew Marr Show, the BBC’s Sunday morning current events programme. 

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    Hilary Hahn plays Bach – 1997 debut album promo


    This video, recently posted by Hilary Hahn on her facebook page, was made in 1997 for her debut recording Hilary Hahn Plays Bach. Teleased by Sony Classical, the album included the Partita no.3 in E Major, Partita no.2 in D Minor, and Sonata No. 3 in C Major. ...

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    Violin maker Guy Rabut featured in Esquire video series 'Handmade'


    This video, featuring New York based violin maker Guy Rabut, was made for’s ‘Handmade’ series in 2017. Director Cinematographer - Josh K. Brede Creative Producer - Travis Gorzelsky Executive Producer - Anna Jimenez Producer - Christian Nilsson Associate Producer - Sara ...

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    Entire cello section joins in Gautier Capuçon's solo part


    This video, filmed at the Teatro Verdi in Pordenone, is from a rehearsal of Dvořák’s cello concerto with Gautier Capuçon and the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra