All Video articles – Page 5

  • ZukermanIntensity
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    Violinist Pinchas Zukerman on left and right hand intensity

    2020-12-24T09:10:00Z

    ’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
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    Violinist Hilary Hahn performing at the age of 10

    2020-12-23T09:10:00Z

    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
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    Global Violin Sessions Part 1: Final Concert

    2020-12-22T12:30:00Z

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

    2020-12-21T10:38:00Z

    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
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    Beethoven Violin Concerto with 25 soloists

    2020-12-18T11:23:00Z

    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
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    Rohan de Saram plays Xenakis

    2020-12-17T12:54:00Z

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

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

    2020-12-17T11:02:00Z

    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
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    Beluga whale is mesmerised by violin playing

    2020-12-16T09:00:00Z

    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
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    The Stuttgart Philharmonic perform in social distancing bubbles – literally

    2020-12-15T15:08:00Z

    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 ...

  • A Dust in Time
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    A Dust in Time: a sneak peek

    2020-12-11T15:26:00Z

    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
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    Grand Teton Music Festival on location: Chicago

    2020-12-11T11:30:00Z

    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
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    Violinist Jennifer Pike and broadcaster Andrew Green discuss The Lark Ascending

    2020-12-10T13:56:00Z

    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
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    Itzhak Perlman pays a musical tribute to Beethoven for his birthday

    2020-12-10T11:55:00Z

    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

  • Winter Wonderland Concert Artists Guild
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    Concert Artists Guild winners cover Winter Wonderland

    2020-12-08T16:30:00Z

    This arrangement of Winter Wonderland by Brandon Ilaw features the winners of the Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh competition. The performers include Geneva Lewis (violin/vocals), Ariel Horowitz (violin), Gabriel Martins (cello), Britton-René Collins (percussion), Ken Kubota (cello), Mitch Lyon (cello) and Brandon Ilaw (percussion/vocals). Read: Cellist and violinist win ...

  • Sara Zeneli
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    Sara Zeneli plays ‘il Cremonese’ Stradivari at the Museo del Violino

    2020-12-07T12:51:00Z

    In this video the violinist Sara Zeneli plays Monti’s Csárdás on the 1715 A.Stradivari ‘il Cremonese’ in the Chamber Hall of the Museo del Violino in Cremona. Read: Innovative solutions: Postcard from Cremona Read: 1734 Stradivari violin ‘Willemotte’: Late… but worth the wait

  • Nola Nicholas and Yehudi Menuhin
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    Yehudi Menuhin getting married

    2020-12-04T15:28:00Z

    In this brief video, we can see footage from Yehudi Menuhin’s wedding to his first wife Nola Nicholas. The wedding took place at Caxton Hall in 1938, when Menuhin was 21 years old. Read: How did Yehudi Menuhin’s interpretations evolve over his lifetime?

  • Hilary Hahn
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    Hilary Hahn plays the Sibelius Violin Concerto with no accompaniment

    2020-12-04T11:49:00Z

    In this video, part of the series ‘Hahn Solo’, in which Hilary Hahn performs the solo violin part of some of her favourite concertos with no piano or orchestral accompaniment, the violinist plays Sibelius’s Violin Concerto. She hopes that, by hearing the parts separately, the audience will pick up on ...

  • Jackie
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    New Jacqueline du Pré opera set to tour

    2020-12-02T11:35:00Z

    ’We’ll Never Let You Down’ brings together music by three Dutch composers

  • Dextra Musica
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    An advent musical greeting from Dextra Musica

    2020-12-01T16:54:00Z

    Every day at 11.30am, throughout the month of December, Dextra Musica are sending a small advent greeting, featuring instruments from its collection, at: www.klassiskkarantene.no/ julekalender Today’s greeting comes from Sonoko Miriam Welde and Dextra’s Gagliano violin.

  • Eleanor Corr
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    Eleanor Corr, Royal Overseas League Gold Medalist, plays Grieg’s Violin Sonata

    2020-11-30T14:01:00Z

    This month saw violinist Eleanor Corr win the Gold Medal and first prize of the Royal Overseas League Annual Music Competition, receiving £20,000. This is the first violinist to win the top award since 2016. In this video, Corr plays Grieg’s Violin Sonata for the competition final.