All Video articles – Page 8

  • Vilde Frang Warner Classics

    Vilde Frang plays Paganini and Schubert


    ‘With this recording I mainly wanted to focus on song’

  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason

    Sheku Kanneh-Mason plays Elgar’s Cello Concerto with Frankfurt Radio Symphony


    The cellist - interviewed for Sentimental Work in the January issue of The Strad - performs Elgar’s Cello Concerto in this concert from 29th November with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony under Nicholas Collon.

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    The Barbican Quartet plays Mozart’s String Quartet K428


    Watch the London-based ensemble performing at the Joseph Joachim Chamber Music Competition 2019.  The group won first prize, and have recently joined the St John’s Smith Square Young Artists scheme. Read: Barbican Quartet joins St John’s Smith Square Young Artists scheme    

  • Dover Quartet

    Verona Quartet perform Janáček’s String Quartet no.2 ‘Intimate Letters’ I: Andante


    Watch the Verona Quartet perform Janáček’s String Quartet no.2 ‘Intimate Letters’ I: Andante.

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    Ligeti Quartet perform The Holly and the Ivy by Tom Green


    ’Exploded Christmas carols to crush the spirit of Noddy Holder’, is how composer Tom Green describes his new collection of five reconfigured seasonal tunes, Solstice Songs, a commission from the Ligeti Quartet. The London-based quartet will perform the new works in a programme alongside Robin Haigh’s String Quartet (2019) ...

  • Rostrapovich

    Rostropovich: a 90-minute documentary


    A documentary that delves into all aspects of the cellist’s life and career - from his four-day courtship of his wife to that 1968 performance of Dvorak’s Cello Concerto at the Proms, coinciding with the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia. With contributions from Rostropovich’s wife Galina Pavlovna Vishnevskaya, and the ...

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    Danish String Quartet: Schnittke Music Video


    In this music video, featuring the Danish String Quartet, actor Peter Kirk underlines the quirkiness and darkness in Schnittke’s String Quartet No.3. The video is shot on the island of Møn in south-eastern Denmark.

  • The Bowmakers

    The Bowmakers Trailer


    ‘The story of the most important instrument you’ve never heard of.’ A new feature film by documentary filmmaker Ward Serrill tells the story of the ‘silent servant’ of the music world: the bow. The Bowmakers takes viewers on a journey from the workshops of five master bowmakers ...

  • Nicola Benedetti

    Prepare with Nicky: Introduction - Meet Your Tutors


    With only 33 days until the Benedetti Sessions - Nicola Benedetti’s series of orchestra-based weekend workshops which aim to address the needs of young musicians and of teachers - the violinist is launching a video a day. And she’s starting by introducing some of the tutors involved. ‘The good news’, ...

  • Mischa Meyer

    Mariss Jansons conducts Rossini’s William Tell Overture


    Guest cellist Mischa Meyer performs the opening solo

  • KronosSunRings

    Kronos Quartet performs One Earth, One People, One Love


    Watch the official music video for One Earth, One People, One Love, the final movement of Sun Rings, a 2002 collaboration between Kronos and composer Terry Riley. The first full recording of Sun Rings was released by Nonesuch Records in August.The piece is scored for string quartet, chorus and ...

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    Itzhak Perlman discusses his early days as a musician


    In this interview, originally aired in June 2019, Itzhak Perlman discusses his early days as a musician and his battle with polio.

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    Sheku Kanneh-Mason recording Elgar at Abbey Road Studios


    Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason recording the Elgar Cello Concerto with Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra, in June 2019 at Abbey Road Studios. The 20-year-old soloist will release his new album, Elgar, on Decca Classics on 10 January 2020. The recording also includes a new arrangement of Elgar’s ‘Nimrod’ ...

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    Jack Liebeck plays Stuart Hancock concerto cadenza


    Stuart Hancock’s album ‘Raptures’, including the Violin Concerto performed by Jack Liebeck, featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Lev Parikian, is released on 15 November 2019 on Orchid Classics Read: Violinist Jack Liebeck and composer Stuart Hancock interview each other Read: The Strad Masterclass: Jack Liebeck ...

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    My Space: Stephen Quinney


    The Toronto luthier gives a demonstration of his craft in a 2017 episode of the series History in the Making

  • Tamsin Waley-Cohen

    Tamsin Waley-Cohen plays CPE Bach


    Violinist Tamsin Waley-Cohen and pianist James Ballieu perform the allegretto from CPE Bach’s Violin Sonata in C major (Wq. 73) in a Scala Session recorded on Wednesday 6 November 2019.

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    Rostropovich plays Bach at the Checkpoint Charlie


    This footage from November 1989, two days after the official fall of the Berlin Wall, shows Mstislav Rostropovich giving an impromptu performance of Bach’s cello suites at the Checkpoint C crossing point between East and West Berlin. Read our article ‘Witnesses to the fall’, from the March 2014 ...

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    James Ehnes on the essence of mindful practice


    In this podcast, James Ehnes talks about what the essence of mindful instrumental practice is: having a clear goal, work efficiently, listen intently, and connecting with others.

  • Christian Tetzlaff

    Christian Tetzlaff on recording Beethoven’s Violin Concerto


    ‘It’s a big process that’s being portrayed, and it takes me with it, and touches me again and again - even after playing it over 330 times.’ So says Christian Tetzlaff on Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, which he has recorded with conductor Robin Ticciati.

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    Jitka Šuranská performs music inspired by Czech folklore


    The Czech violinist and singer, who has died aged 41, was known for her interpretations of Moravian folk songs