93-year-old violinist Ivry Gitlis joins pianist Khatia Buniatishvili to perform Kreisler's Liebesleid, Schön Rosmarin and Syncopation, alongside Maria Theresia von Paradis' Sicilienne at an Aix-en-Provence concert in April 2016, broadcast by ARTE Concert.
When conductors and managers happily say of a soloist, 'He's very reliable', it's really a terrible thing. People said Heifetz's playing was perfection - but he was perfect in the sense that he was always on the edge of an abyss'
Violinist Peter Sheppard Skærved plays ‘Tom Mistress Fine’ from Tobias Hume’s The first part of Ayres for the Viole de Gamba alone published in London in 1605. Sheppard Skærved plays a c.1580 Brescian violin by an unknown maker, tuned down two tones (Eflat, Bflat, F, C). ...
In this video, Chloe Chua, joint 1st prize-winner of the 2018 Yehudi Menuhin International Competition for Young Violinists, plays Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor at the Atlanta Festival Academy Finale.