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  • Teo Gertler

    11-year-old Teo Gertler plays Mendelssohn


    The 11-year-old Slovak violin prodigy Teo Gertler plays Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto

  • Town Hall Symphony Hall

    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 ...

  • OMG

    ‘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 ...

  • Pekka Kuusisto Aurora Orchestra

    Pekka Kuusisto on Thomas Adès's violin concerto 'Concentric Paths'


    Pekka Kuusisto will be performing the work as part of Aurora Orchestra’s ‘Music of the Spheres Tour’, a concert inspired by the ancient Greek idea that the revolution of the planets generates celestial music. Part of its Orchestral Theatre series, the production incorporates elements of lighting, visuals, animation ...

  • James Ehnes Bruch

    James Ehnes on Bruch's Violin Concerto No 1


    In this video James Ehnes explains what the Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 means to him, but also why the composer’s other repertoire deserves more attention. Plus, he reveals his greatest passion in life.

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    Beethoven's viola played in Los Angeles


    LA Phil principal violist Teng Li plays the viola Beethoven used between the ages of about 16 and 22 when he was in the court orchestra in Bonn before his move to Vienna. The instrument, on a Stainer model, is thought to have been made in Vienna by Sebastian ...

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    Paganini's 'Il Cannone' violin played in Columbus, Ohio


    This clip from the Columbus Dispatch shows Columbus Symphony concertmaster Joanna Frankel trying out ‘Il Cannone’, Paganini’s favourite violin, during its weeklong stay at the Columbus Museum of Art. The violin, made in 1743 by Guarneri ‘Del Gesù’, was nicknamed ‘Il Cannone’ (the cannon) by Paganini because of its ...

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    PBS NewsHour segment on Italian spruce tonewood forests


    Severe storms last year tore down vast swathes of spruce forest in the Italian Alps, including in the Fiemme valley where conditions favour growth suitable for tonewood. As The Strad has reported , efforts have been ongoing to process trees suitable for tonewood before they begin to deteriorate. ...