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In this video, the Jupiter String Quartet (violinists Nelson Lee and Meg Freivogel, violist Liz Freivogel and cellist Daniel McDonough) plays Debussy’s String Quartet in G minor, Op 10, at the Bowdoin International Music Festival on July 30, 2018.
Lisa Batiashvili, our cover star for the January 2020 issue of The Strad, plays Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in this performance with the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra under Gábor Takács-Nagy. The performance took place last September at the 2019 Tsinandali Festival in Tsinandali, Kakheti, Georgia.
In this video soprano Beate Mordal and cellist Eivind Rossbach Heier perform Heitor Villa-Lobos’s Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras. Both musicians have recorded their parts separately in this time of social distancing.
A video of a charity performance in 1962 in which Yo-Yo played for JFK and Eisenhower, and was introduced by Leonard Bernstein. Pablo Casals, who was also on the bill, brought the then- 7-year-old Yo-Yo to the organisers’ attention.