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    Bohemian Rhapsody for cello sextet

    2019-04-11T11:18:00Z

    Amit Peled and the Peabody Cello Gang perform a new arrangement of Bohemian Rhapsody for six cellos. The five young cellists are students in Peled’s studio at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. They are Jiaoyang Xu, Mafalda Santos, Joseph Staten, Ismael Guerrero, and Tzu-Jou Yeh The arrangement, ...

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    ‘With Nicky’ 8: Recap – Playing Fast

    2019-04-09T11:09:00Z

    A recap of last week’s video today on Nicola Benedetti’s journey of YouTube tutorials, in which the violinist goes back over one of the most important parts of developing the basics for the left hand: Playing Fast - Velocity Requires Flexibility. See the full series here

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    Duet on horn violin

    2019-04-08T13:09:00Z

    In this video South Korean Violinist Yueun Kim, founding member of the Zaffre String Quartet and student of Midori Goto, tries out her pal’s horn-violin, with pleasing results.

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    'Winter' from Vivaldi's Four Seasons - III: Allegro - Henning Kraggerud, Arctic Philharmonic

    2019-04-05T12:52:00Z

    This live recording of Henning Kraggerud and the Arctic Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra is interspersed with footage of Kraggerud at Fjellheisen, near Tromsø in the Norwegian Arctic Circle, one of the orchestra’s bases. The complete Four Seasons and four of Kraggerud’s own compositions were released on Simax Classics in ...

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    Johan Dalene's journey to the Nielsen Competition finals

    2019-04-03T15:54:00Z

    Johan Dalene won the violin section of the Carl Nielsen International Competition in Odense, Denmark, following a two-part final on Friday 29 and Sunday 31 March. This video shows his progression through the rounds to reach that point. The entire final is available on at nielsen2019.medici.tv

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    ‘With Nicky’ 7: Back to More Basics, Left Hand Part II

    2019-04-02T11:00:00Z

    After a few very busy weeks practising, Nicola Benedetti presents Back to More Basics Left Hand Part 2. She says: ‘Before you watch this week’s video, I’d really encourage you to revisit Back to More Basics Left Hand Part 1 as this week is a continuation from what we ...

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    Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason talk about the Edinburgh Festival

    2019-04-01T14:31:00Z

    The brother and sister musicians talk about growing up with classical music, the sense of escape that music offers them, and the inspiring atmosphere of events like the International Festival, at which they perform on 7 August 2019.

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    Nielsen Competition: Finals live stream and more

    2019-03-29T16:30:00Z

    Follow the violin finals live with our live stream from the Carl Nielsen International Competition courtesy of Medici.tv. The three violinists will take part in a two-part final, each performing a 19th- or 20th-century concerto of their choice on Friday 29 March (19:30 Central European Time) and the Nielsen ...

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    The Cello Maker: Robin Aitchison

    2019-03-27T16:20:00Z

    The Academy of Ancient Music has produced this film exploring the craft of cello maker Robin Aitchison, focusing on his copies of instruments by Stradivari, Montagnana and Guadagnini. The film is the first in a series called Breaking Down Baroque to be released by the Academy of Ancient Music ...

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    Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider talks about the Carl Nielsen competition

    2019-03-26T15:05:00Z

    In this video, president and former winner of the Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition, Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, talks us through the ways in which he is trying to bring something special to the contest.

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    An interview with Kyung Wha Chung in 1974

    2019-03-25T15:15:00Z

    In this television interview with Humphrey Burton the legendary violinist talks about life on the road, the reasons she loves her Guarneri violin and the awkwardness of listening to her own recordings - amongst other things.

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    Paul Tortelier gives Dvorák Cello Concerto masterclass

    2019-03-21T15:00:00Z

    ‘I give you a little trick because I like you! My second finger is the leader – like Mrs Thatcher, it’s an Iron Finger’ French cellist Paul Tortelier gives a masterclass at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester for the BBC in 1987. Performing the concerto is ...

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    Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason perform The Swan

    2019-03-19T14:51:00Z

    In this video Sheku Kanneh-Mason and his sister Isata perform Saint-Saëns’s The Swan on the Norwegian-Swedish television talk show Skavlan. 

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    Patricia Kopatchinskaja on playing Pierrot Lunaire

    2019-03-18T12:32:00Z

    Here Patricia Kopatchinskaja talks about playing Pierrot Lunaire, a project the violinist first conceived while she was unable to practise due to an arm injury. ‘All my life I’ve felt that I was Pierrot. Whenever I played the piece on my violin as a student which I I spoke the ...

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    Ray Chen in concert: Tambourin Chinois

    2019-03-15T17:23:00Z

    From Dutch broadcaster Avrotros comes this video of Ray Chen performing Kreisler’s Tambourin Chinois  with Amsterdam Sinfonietta, lead by Candida Thompson. Filmed on 17 February 2019 at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.

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    Himari Yoshimura, 7, plays Paganini at Grumiaux Competition

    2019-03-14T12:37:00Z

    The International Grumiaux Competition for Young Violinists 2019, which took place from 7 to 10 March at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels, is split into four age groups, for those aged under 10, 13, 17 and 21 respectively. Himari Yoshimura, aged 7, was the youngest competitor overall and also ...

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    Quartet Gerhard: Brahms String Quartet no.2 in A minor

    2019-03-13T16:43:00Z

    The Quartet Gerhard perform the first movement of Brahms’s String Quartet in A minor no.2. The Barcelona-based group comprises Lluís Castán Cochs, (violin), Judit Bardolet Vilaró (violin), Miquel Jordà Saún (viola) and Jesús Miralles Roger (cello).

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    A new violin concerto from Danny Elfman

    2019-03-13T15:55:00Z

    Film composer Danny Elfman, best known for the Simpson’s theme tune and his scores for Tim Burton’s Batman and more recently the Sam Raimi Spider-Man series, has just released his first violin concerto, ‘Eleven Eleven’. The soloist is Sandy Cameron. Listen/buy the album here . ...

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    Yo-Yo Ma rehearses for US Premiere with pipa player Wu Man

    2019-03-11T14:13:00Z

    In this video, filmed last week, Yo-Yo Ma and pipa player Wu Man rehearse for the US Premiere of Zhao Lin’s ‘A Happy Excursion’, Concerto for Pipa and Cello with the New York Philharmonic.

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    Barber's Adagio in original version from op.11 Quartet

    2019-03-09T12:01:00Z

    In this video, the Banff Competition winning Dover Quartet performs the Adagio from Samuel Barber’s String Quartet in B Minor, op.11 – a piece which has gone on to achieve huge popularity in its string orchestra arrangement as the Adagio for Strings .