All Video articles – Page 9

  • Apoorva Krishna

    Merging Parallels - a new single mingling South Indian and European traditions


    This new single composed by violinist Apoorva Krishna  is an attempt to unite traditional South Indian classical musical form with Western Harmony. Read: Tarisio Trust Young Artist Grants 2017 awarded to string players and ensembles  

  • Janine Jansen

    Documentary about Janine Jansen


    This documentary, made by Paul Cohen in 2010, features contributions from Janine Jansen’s first teacher, and one of her chamber partners (the violist Maxim Rysanov), as well as Jansen herself, who, amongst other topics, discusses the ‘right age’ to play Beethoven’s Violin Concerto. Watch: Janine Jansen ...

  • Francesca Dego

    Francesca Dego plays Ravel’s Tzigane


    The violinist plays Ravel’s Tzigane with pianist Francesca Leonardi. Read about Francesca Dego’s Life Lessons in the September issue of The Strad.

  • Jerusalem Quartet plays Bartók in 2016

    Jerusalem Quartet plays Bartók


    The Jerusalem Quartet plays the first movement of Bartók’s String Quartet No.6. Recorded live in the Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio on 4 February 2016. Our Session Report in the September issue  focuses on the Jerusalem Quartet’s new Bartók album. Read it here .

  • BBC Proms 2020

    Beethovenia: all nine symphonies reimagined


    ‘Beethoveniana’ composed by Iain Farrington, inspired by the 9 Symphonies of Beethoven, created with over 300 musicians from the 5 BBC Orchestras and the BBC Singers in lockdown and 2 dancers in a bubble. The live BBC Proms launch tomorrow (28 August). For more info: Read: BBC ...

  • impossible orchestra

    ‘Impossible Orchestra’ brings together 29 star players from 14 countries


    The project, initiated by Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra, aims to raise money for worthwhile causes

  • HilaryHahnBach

    Hilary Hahn performs Bach’s Solo Violin Partita no.1 - Courante Double


    Hilary Hahn performs the Courante Double (Presto) from Bach’s Solo Partita for Violin no.1 in B Minor, BWV1002. The video was recorded as part of the launch of Hahn’s Bach Solo Sonatas and Partia album, released on Decca in 2018, and reviewed by The Strad . Watch: Hilary Hahn ...

  • Ida Haendel

    Ida Haendel plays Bach’s Chaconne in 2002


    In this video from 2002, Ida Haendel plays JS Bach’s Chaconne from Partita No.2 in D minor. Her dog was called Decca. Read: ‘ She was a strong woman when there were comparatively few great women soloists’ – Tasmin Little on Ida Haendel Read: Ida ...

  • Anne-Sophie Mutter

    Anne-Sophie Mutter plays Hoe-down


    Anne-Sophie Mutter and pianist Lambert Orkis play the Hoe-down from Copland’s Ballet ’Rodeo’ (1943). Read:  Anne-Sophie Mutter on fine and contemporary instruments Read:  Sentimental Work: Anne-Sophie Mutter on Penderecki’s Metamorphosen Read: Anne-Sophie Mutter has tested positive for coronavirus

  • Leon Bosch

    Lockdown conversation with Leon Bosch


    Wigmore Hall presents a special documentary featuring double bassist Leon Bosch, whose early anti-apartheid activism saw him jailed as a teenager in South Africa. Read:  Leon Bosch awarded honorary Fellowship of RNCM Watch:  Leon Bosch: clear and resonant harmonics on the double bass  

  • Itzhak Perlman

    A comparison: Itzhak Perlman plays Mendelssohn in 1983 and 2011


    In this video, which cuts between live performances filmed in 1983 and 2011, violinist Itzhak Perlman plays Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor with the New York Philharmonic under David Zinman (1983) and the San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas (2011). Watch : Juilliard students ‘do’ Bolero with ...

  • JanineJansen

    Janine Jansen performs Debussy’s Violin Sonata in G minor


    Dutch violinist Janine Jansen and pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet perform Debussy’s Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor at Carnegie Hall, New York. Watch: Janine Jansen rehearses Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with Orchestre de Paris Watch: Violinist Janine Jansen performs Brahms aged 13

  • Patricia Kopatchinskaja

    Patricia Kopatchinskaja plays Beethoven at Gstaad Menuhin Festival


    The Moldovan-born violinist gave this recital with pianist Joonas Ahonen at the Gstaad Menuhin Festival Academy on August 15th. The programme included Webern’s 4 Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op. 7; Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 9 in A Major, Op. 47 ‘Kreutzer Sonata’; and John Cage’s ...

  • Tasmin Little

    Tasmin Little plays Enescu


    Tasmin Little plays Enescu’s Violin Sonata No. 3 in A minor, Op. 25 ‘in Romanian Folk Style’ (Arr. for Orchestra by Valentin Doni) with the Orchestre De Chambre Pelléas Enescu Festival, conducted by Benjamin Levy. Read about Little’s Sentimental Work in our September issue .

  • Saint Saens priere

    An unusual piece for cello and organ by Saint-Saëns


    Valentino Worlitzsch and Iveta Apkalna play Saint-Saëns’ ’Prière’

  • BenedettiMeditation

    Violinist Nicola Benedetti performs Massenet’s Méditation from Thaïs


    British violinist Nicola Benedetti performs Jules Massenet’s Méditation from Thaïs with pianist Alison Rhind. Benedetti is The Strad’s September 2020 cover star. In the issue she speaks about launching the Benedetti Sessions , her mass education project for string players of all ages, in the time of Covid-19. ...

  • Lawrence Power

    Lockdown commissions 3: Lawrence Power plays Esa-Pekka Salonen’s objets trouvés


    In the third of his ten ‘lockdown commissions’ performances, filmed in and on top of iconic empty venues, violist Lawrence Power plays Esa-Pekka Salonen’s objets trouvés for solo viola and drone, filmed in an empty Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh.

  • Vadim Repin

    Vadim Repin plays Tchaikovsky’s Méditation


    The Russian violinist plays Tchaikovsky’s Méditation in D minor from Souvenir d’un lieu cher (Memory of a Dear Place), Op. 42 (1878) with the Moscow Soloists Chamber Orchestra conducted by Yuri Bashmet. Read about Repin’s Sentimental Work in our August issue .

  • Erich Gruenberg

    Erich Gruenberg plays Bruch


    In this short video from 1995, Erich Gruenberg, who has died aged 95, plays a section from the slow movement of Bruch’s Violin Concerto with the Bangkok Symphony conducted by John Georgiadis.  Read: The violinist Erich Gruenberg has died

  • FMRO company dancer image

    From My Room Orchestra: Philip Glass’s Company


    Following their recording of Pachelbel’s Canon , From My Room Orchestra, an ensemble of Trinity Laban students, have turned their hand to Philip Glass’ quartet ‘Company’. This time they’re joined by contemporary music experts The Smith Quartet, and dancers from the conservatoire’s Faculty of Dance to create an artistic responses ...