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  • Chicago Jazz Orchestra Lockdown Shuffle

    Chicago Jazz Orchestra Sextet play the ‘Lockdown Shuffle’


    On the sixth day of Christmas, we bring to you: the Chicago Jazz Orchestra directed by Jeff Lindberg playing the ‘Lockdown Shuffle’, composed/arranged by Tom Garling, in May 2020. Musicians: Victor Garcia (trumpet) Eric Schneider (tenor saxophone) Tom Garling (trombone) Reggie Thomas (pianist) ...

  • Israel Philharmonic Musicians

    Musicians from the Israel Philharmonic play Dvorák’s Piano Quintet in A major in an empty hall


    On the fifth day of Christmas we bring to you: musicians from the Israel Philhamonic (1st violinist David Radzynski, 2nd violinist Dumitru Pocitari, violist Miriam Hartman, cellist Emanuele Silvestri and pianist Lahav Shani) playing Dvorák’s Piano Quintet in A major in September 2020 as part of the Israel Philharmonic’s Online ...

  • Vilnius String Quartet

    Vilnius String Quartet perform from balcony of the Lithuanian Philharmonic during lockdown


    On the fourth day of Christmas we bring to you: the Vilnius String Quartet (1st violinist Dalia Kuznecovaite, 2nd violinist Artūras Šilalė, violist Kristina Anusevičiūtė and cellist Deividas Dumčius) playing from the balcony of the Lithuanian Philharmonic in May 2020. They perform ‘Svajone’ by Juozas Naujalis - a composer considered ...

  • Mozart Divertimento Teyber Trio

    The Teyber Trio plays Mozart’s Divertimento K563


    On the third day of Christmas we bring to you: the Teyber Trio (violinist Tim Crawford, violist Tim Ridout and cellist Tim Posner) in November 2020 playing the Andante from Mozart’s Divertimento K563.

  • Daniel Hope and Christoph Israel

    Daniel Hope & Christoph Israel play La Vie en Rose


    On the second day of Christmas we bring to you: violinist Daniel Hope and pianist Christoph Israel in November 2020 playing La Vie en Rose.

  • Patrick Dexter

    Patrick Dexter plays While Shepherds watch Their Flocks by Night


    On the first day of Christmas we bring to you: Irish cellist Patrick Dexter from County Mayo, who has been giving regular performances outside in his backyard since the beginning of lockdown in March, playing While Shepherds Watch their Flocks by Night in his back yard.

  • ZukermanIntensity

    Violinist Pinchas Zukerman on left and right hand intensity


    ’I want piano in the right hand and fortissimo in the left hand…’ In this masterclass clip Pinchas Zukerman talks to student Wu Jie about modifying left and right hand intensity to create a variety of sounds in Franck’s Violin Sonata. Read: ‘Young players today should be realistic ...

  • HilaryHahn10

    Violinist Hilary Hahn performing at the age of 10


    In this short clip violinist Hilary Hahn demonstrates artistry well beyond her years at the age of 10.  Read: Advice I’d give my younger self: violinist Hilary Hahn Watch: Hilary Hahn plays Sibelius aged 16  

  • Global Violin Sessions

    Global Violin Sessions Part 1: Final Concert


    This is the culmination of the first part of the Benedetti Foundation’s Global Violin Sessions, in which one tune is sent around the world and embellished according to the traditions of different countries. The tune, written by the trumpeter, composer and educator, Wynton Marsalis, has been on the first ...

  • Cathy Marston – DRIFT

    DRIFT – a lockdown meditation on a summer’s day in Switzerland


    In this film the choreographer, Cathy Marston - creator of The Cellist (a Royal Opera House ballet based on the life of Jacqueline du Pré) - improvises for the camera on the banks of the River Aare in Bern, Switzerland. Filmed in August 2020 by Director/DoP/Editor, Felix von Muralt. ...

  • Beethoven

    Beethoven Violin Concerto with 25 soloists


    Marking Beethoven’s 250th birthday, here are 25 soloists playing the composer’s Violin Concerto. In order of appearance: 1. Kyung-Wha Chung ( 00:12 ) 2. Frank Peter Zimmermann ( 04:53 ) 3. Isabelle Faust ( 06:01 ) 4. Henryk Szeryng ( 07:02 ) ...

  • Rohan de Saram

    Rohan de Saram plays Xenakis


    The cellist plays Xenakis’s Kottos for Cello in 2010. Read: Rohan de Saram: Life Lessons

  • Sitkovetsky Trio

    Sitkovetsky Trio play Beethoven’s Trio, Op. 70 No. 2


    Marking the anniversary - to the day - of Beethoven’s baptism, here is a video of the Sitkovetsky Trio (violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky, pianist Wu Qian and cellist Isang Enders) playing Beethoven’s Trio, Op. 70 No. 2. Read: Alexander Sitkovetsky: Life Lessons

  • Beluga whale

    Beluga whale is mesmerised by violin playing


    A musician mesmerises a Beluga whale by playing his violin. Watch: Violinist practises with rescue kitten in pouch Read: Yo-Yo Ma to the rescue – lost puppy found after cellist’s intervention

  • Florian Mehnert installation

    The Stuttgart Philharmonic perform in social distancing bubbles – literally


    This performative art installation from the artist Florian Mehnert deals with the issue of social distancing in orchestras. With each musician performing in his or her own bubble, it draws attention to the loss of live performance and the livelihood of musicians. Read: Stuttgart Liederhalle to be used ...

  • Yo-Yo Stott

    Yo-Yo Ma Plays Ol’ Man River


    In this video from cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Kathryn Stott’s new release, Songs of Hope, the duo perform ‘Ol’ Man River’ from Jerome Kern’s 1927 musical Show Boat.  Watch: Yo-Yo Ma performs tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg Watch: Yo-Yo Ma’s screen debut

  • A Dust in Time

    A Dust in Time: a sneak peek


    On Sunday 13 December at 4pm, the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group will present the digital release of ‘A Dust in Time’, Huang Ruo’s musical meditation on how the pandemic has affected our lives. This is a preview clip of that filmed performance. To read Kate Suthers’s blog about recording ...

  • GTMF On Location

    Grand Teton Music Festival on location: Chicago


    This second concert from the Grand Teton Music Festival on location series - a 5-concert digital chamber music series featuring small ensembles, recorded and produced remotely in the home cities of Festival Orchestra musicians - was held in Chicago and features music for brass ensemble. Watch: Grand Teton Music ...

  • The Lark Ascending

    Violinist Jennifer Pike and broadcaster Andrew Green discuss The Lark Ascending


    Ahead of her performance of The Lark Ascending at Shirehampton Public Hall on Tuesday 15 December 2020, marking the centenary of the work’s premiere, violinist Jennifer Pike speaks to writer and broadcaster Andrew Green about the background to the work’s composition. Green also talks to guests about the real-life skylark. ...

  • Itzhak Perlman

    Itzhak Perlman pays a musical tribute to Beethoven for his birthday


    In this video Itzhak Perlman plays Beethoven’s Ode to Joy as a tribute for the composer’s birthday. Read: Never practise for more than five hours per day, says violinist Itzhak Perlman Watch: A comparison: Itzhak Perlman plays Mendelssohn in 1983 and 2011