Rachel Barton Pine performs her Happy Birthday Variations
Violinist Rachel Barton Pine performs her own virtuoso arrangement of Happy Birthday - ‘Introduction, Theme and Variations on the Birthday Song’ - for the Lake Forest Symphony’s 75th anniversary gala in November 2007.
Music director Manfred Honeck has brought a distinctly European flavour to the Pittsburgh Symphony. Gavin Dixon asked him how his time as a violist in the Vienna Philharmonic helped him to become the conductor he is today
Stuart Hancock’s album ‘Raptures’, including the Violin Concerto performed by Jack Liebeck, featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Lev Parikian, is released on 15 November 2019 on Orchid Classics Read: Violinist Jack Liebeck and composer Stuart Hancock interview each other Read: The Strad Masterclass: Jack Liebeck ...
This footage from November 1989, two days after the official fall of the Berlin Wall, shows Mstislav Rostropovich giving an impromptu performance of Bach’s cello suites at the Checkpoint C crossing point between East and West Berlin. Read our article ‘Witnesses to the fall’, from the March 2014 ...
‘It’s a big process that’s being portrayed, and it takes me with it, and touches me again and again - even after playing it over 330 times.’ So says Christian Tetzlaff on Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, which he has recorded with conductor Robin Ticciati.