To end her Prom with the National Youth Orchestra (for whom she was recently made ambassador), Nicola Benedetti performs the second movement of Wynton Marsalis’s Fiddle Dance Suite: a ballade called As the Wind Goes.
Emily from Taunton, who has been playing the violin since the age of seven, fought Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and is now in remission. As part of Make-A-Wish UK she travelled up to London to have a violin masterclass with Nicola Benedetti at the Royal Albert Hall.
In this music video, featuring the Danish String Quartet, actor Peter Kirk underlines the quirkiness and darkness in Schnittke’s String Quartet No.3. The video is shot on the island of Møn in south-eastern Denmark.
Watch the official music video for One Earth, One People, One Love, the final movement of Sun Rings, a 2002 collaboration between Kronos and composer Terry Riley. The first full recording of Sun Rings was released by Nonesuch Records in August.The piece is scored for string quartet, chorus and ...