All Video articles – Page 19

  • Oistrakh_Debussy

    David Oistrakh performs Debussy's The Girl with the Flaxen Hair


    On the great violinist's birthday today, we share this video of him performing a transcription of Debussy's La fille aux cheveux de lin (The Girl with the Flaxen Hair) with pianist Frida Bauer in 1972, displaying his lauded warmth of tone. Read The Strad's guide to David ...

  • Trio Helios

    Trondheim Chamber Music Competition


    In the semi-final of the Trondheim Chamber Music Competition, which concludes tonight, the Paris-based Trio Hélios played Brahms’s Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 101 No. 3.

  • Leonidas Kavakos

    Leonidas Kavakos plays Beethoven at Tanglewood


    Leonidas Kavakos joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra as conductor and violinist this past August, for a programme including Beethoven’s Violin Concerto and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 7. This video features an excerpt from his Beethoven performance.

  • Heifetz it ain't necessarily so

    Heifetz, Gershwin: It Ain't Necessarily So


    Jascha Heifetz plays his own arrangement of Gershwin’s ’It Ain’t Necessarily So’ from Porgy and Bess

  • Eugene Fodor on Johnny Carson

    Eugene Fodor performance and interview on Johnny Carson


    First aired on 8 February 1990, this was Eugene Fodor’s comeback after a turbulent period in his life, including being arrested for cocaine and heroin possession and going to rehab. A few months earlier, the New York Times had basically announced the end of his career in a ...

  • Zemtsov family viola quartet

    Zemtsov family viola quartet


    Dana Zemtsov, parents Mikhail and Julia, and cousin Daniil, all violists, perform Max von Weinzierl’s Nachtstück

  • Luka Sulic

    2Cellos star Luka Sulic leads his arrangement of Vivaldi’s Spring


    Filmed live in Trieste, this video features cellist Luka Šulić performing the first movement of Spring from his own arrangement of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. Šulić is well known as half of the record breaking 2Cellos along with fellow Croat Stjepan Hauser. The two announced a break from the group ...

  • screengrab

    Great teachers on film: Ivan Galamian


    The great pedagogue takes a young Joshua Bell through his paces

  • Play with Ray

    Play With Ray: The Winner Takes the Stage


    Three young finalists from around the world took to the Hollywood Bowl stage with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Ray Chen on August 8, 2019, as part of the LA Philharmonic’s Play With Ray competition. After a day at Universal Studios, masterclasses with Ray, and an up-close encounter with ...

  • Nicola Benedetti masterclass

    Nicola Benedetti gives masterclass on Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto


    Nicola Benedetti works with Juillliard School graduate Gregory Cardi on the first movement of Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64.

  • The instrument makers

    BBC Radio 4: The Instrument Makers


    In this radio programme, cellist and presenter Verity Sharp hears the stories of four very different instrument makers

  • Anne-Sophie Mutter

    Anne-Sophie Mutter: A Life with Beethoven


    In this documentary, originally released in 2000, Anne-Sophie Mutter gives us an insight into her view of Beethoven and shares experiences of playing his music, starting with her teenage years, when she performed the Beethoven Violin Concerto with Herbert Von Karajan. The documentary includes video clips and photos of Mutter ...

  • Joshua bell

    Joshua Bell on childhood dreams, party tricks and dance moves


    A quickfire interview with American violinist Joshua Bell at the 2019 Verbier Festival, from Medici.TV’s ‘Swiss Cheese Stories’ series. See more at Medici.TV’s Verbier minisite

  • Anne Sophie Mutter - John Williams

    Behind-the-Scenes with Anne-Sophie Mutter & John Williams


    The violinist and composer introduce their collaborative album Across the Stars, released on 30 August . Familiar themes from Star Wars,  Harry Potter and more were recast as virtuosic violin showpieces for the album, featuring the Recording Arts Orchestra of Los Angeles conducted by John Williams himself.

  • Grandpa spends a decade making 10 violins for his grandkids

    Amateur luthier’s decade-long project to make violins for his 10 grandchildren


    The story of Minnesota fiddler Gene Van Alstine who received his grandfather’s violin and wanted to leave the same legacy for his ten grandchildren

  • Workshop 4 to 5 String Conversion Ep 1, Preparation

    Bass conversion from 4-string to 5-string


    This is the first in a series from the workshop of Thomas George Martin on re-converting a German bass from 4-string (with extension) back to its original state as a 5-string. View the whole series on the Thomas George Martin YouTube channel

  • Slipknot cello

    Cellist performs Slipknot cover


    From the YouTube channel ‘ sugar cello ’ comes this reinterpretation of the American heavy meal band Slipknot’s 2014 track ‘The Devil In I’. Hiding behind the mask is classically trained Albanian/Greek cellist, stage name Nina, who completed his postgraduate studies at the Hochschule für Müsik Köln under Maria ...

  • Bruckner quintet Alina Ibragimova

    Bruckner’s String Quintet in F major


    Performed by Alina Ibragimova, Amihai Grosz, Anne Gastinel, Gijs Kramer and Liza Ferschtman during the 2013 Delft Chamber Music Festival. Filmed by 24 Classics 00:00 Gemäßigt. Moderato 12:58 Scherzo: Schnell 17:59 Trio: Langsamer 20:41 Adagio 35:29 Finale: Lebhaft bewegt

  • Gil Shaham

    Gil Shaham plays Prokofiev at the Proms


    The violinist plays Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No 2 at the BBC Proms with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Taken from a concert on 31st July 2019.

  • Kavakos Verbier

    Kavakos on pre-concert rituals, Swiss cheese and never getting drunk


    In this video from Medici TV filmed at the 2018 Verbier Festival, violinist Leonidas Kavakos answers some quickfire questions Also watch: Renaud Capuçon answers the same set of questions Video: Verbier Festival 2018: one-on-one with Renaud Capuçon