All Video articles – Page 33

  • Dan Zhu Da Vinci Stradivarius

    Dan Zhu plays the 1714 'Da Vinci' Stradivarius surrounded by 20 other Strads


    Dan Zhu plays the 1714 ‘Da Vinci’ Stradivarius at the Tokyo Stradivarius Festival, just before he performs Bach’s Chaconne in concert on the same violin.

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    Massed cellos play James Brown at New Directions Cello Festival


    This video was made on 15 July at the final concert of the New Directions Cello Festival Köln 2018 at the WDR-Funkhaus Köln. The arrangemend of James Brown’s ‘I Feel Good’ is by festival co-director Gunther Tiedemann. The soloists are Rupert Gillett and Veit Steinmann

  • 3d printed violin

    A modular 3D printed violin which actually sounds... ok


    David Perry plays a traditional construction violin alongside the 3D printed Hovalin and two of his new Modular Fiddles. Perry first came to The Strad’s attention a few years ago when he developed the F-F-Fiddle, the first 3D printed electric violin that anyone could download and print (anyone with ...

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    String orchestra rehearsal progress: Dvořák's Serenade for Strings


    Josef Špaček – violinist and associate artist of the Czech Philharmonic – rehearses the Allegro vivace from Dvořák’s Serenade for Strings with students of the Royal Academy of Music. This video is the first play-through of the piece in the rehearsal, which you can contrast to the final play-through ...

  • Lisa Batiashvili and Sheku Kanneh-Mason

    Lisa Batiashvili and Sheku Kanneh-Mason in duet


    Lisa Batiashvili and Sheku Kanneh-Mason play the ‘Cinema Paradiso Love Theme’ in duet at the Opus Klassik awards in Berlin on Sunday October 14th.

  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason Time

    Interview with Sheku Kanneh-Mason


    Sheku Kanneh-Mason talks about performing at the Royal Wedding and the need for diversity in classical music.

  • JJV

    Joseph Joachim Competition live stream


    The preliminary rounds of the 10th edition of the triennial Joseph Joachim Violin Competition start on Saturday 13 October at 10am (German time). Bookmark this page to watch the live stream of the entire event. The competition, which takes place over 16 days at the University of Music, ...

  • ITV

    ITV News report on concert featuring WWI violin


    A violin which belonged to a soldier who died in the trenches of the Somme was featured in the premiere of The Great War Symphony by Patrick Hawes. Written to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, the symphony received its first performance at London’s ...

  • 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.

  • Hilary Hahn  Bach

    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 ...