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  • Pekka Kuusisto Aurora Orchestra
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    Pekka Kuusisto on Thomas Adès's violin concerto 'Concentric Paths'

    2019-05-22T10:40:00Z

    Pekka Kuusisto will be performing the work as part of Aurora Orchestra’s ‘Music of the Spheres Tour’, a concert inspired by the ancient Greek idea that the revolution of the planets generates celestial music. Part of its Orchestral Theatre series, the production incorporates elements of lighting, visuals, animation ...

  • James Ehnes Bruch
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    James Ehnes on Bruch's Violin Concerto No 1

    2019-05-21T13:57:00Z

    In this video James Ehnes explains what the Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 means to him, but also why the composer’s other repertoire deserves more attention. Plus, he reveals his greatest passion in life.

  • Netflix The Perfection
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    New Netflix horror film features feuding cellists

    2019-05-20T15:45:00Z

    Musical jealousy is at the heart of The Perfection , a new Netflix horror film, in which a former musical prodigy (Allison Williams) seeks out the new star pupil of her former school (Logan Browning). It is released on Netflix on 24 May 2019.

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    Beethoven's viola played in Los Angeles

    2019-05-20T11:08:00Z

    LA Phil principal violist Teng Li plays the viola Beethoven used between the ages of about 16 and 22 when he was in the court orchestra in Bonn before his move to Vienna. The instrument, on a Stainer model, is thought to have been made in Vienna by Sebastian ...

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    Paganini's 'Il Cannone' violin played in Columbus, Ohio

    2019-05-16T11:34:00Z

    This clip from the Columbus Dispatch shows Columbus Symphony concertmaster Joanna Frankel trying out ‘Il Cannone’, Paganini’s favourite violin, during its weeklong stay at the Columbus Museum of Art. The violin, made in 1743 by Guarneri ‘Del Gesù’, was nicknamed ‘Il Cannone’ (the cannon) by Paganini because of its ...

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    PBS NewsHour segment on Italian spruce tonewood forests

    2019-05-15T15:58:00Z

    Severe storms last year tore down vast swathes of spruce forest in the Italian Alps, including in the Fiemme valley where conditions favour growth suitable for tonewood. As The Strad has reported , efforts have been ongoing to process trees suitable for tonewood before they begin to deteriorate. ...

  • Itzhak Perlman
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    Itzhak Perlman plays a traditional Klezmer Nigun

    2019-05-14T13:41:00Z

    In this video Itzhak Perlman performs a traditional Klezmer Nigun at the Finker-Frenkel Chabad Center in Jacksonville, Florida.

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    Cellist Audrey Nadeau leaves Carnegie Hall to play for trees

    2019-05-13T12:00:00Z

    After her last performance at Carnegie Hall, Audrey Nadeau - a Juilliard graduate cellist - left New York City for Canada’s Alberni Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, where she made this video, performing Celtic Passage for solo cello by David Eby while stood on an 8-foot stump next to ...

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    Paganini's violin arrives in Columbus, Ohio

    2019-05-11T16:21:00Z

    This clip from WCMH news in Columbus, Ohio, shows ‘Il Cannone’, Paganini’s favourite violin, arriving for a weeklong stay at the Columbus Museum of Art. The violin, made in 1743 by Guarneri ‘Del Gesù’, was nicknamed ‘Il Cannone’ (the cannon) by Paganini because of its power and projection. ...

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    Cello lullaby above the Atlantic with Amit Peled

    2019-05-09T16:14:00Z

    Israeli-American cellist Amit Peled was returning to the US from Austria following a performance of the Rococo Variations when the Austrian Airlines flight attendants asked him to play something. He chose Brahms’s famous lullaby. Peled was travelling with a Thomas Dodd cello from 1800 which used to belong to ...

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    TwoSet Violin learn how bows are rehaired

    2019-05-09T12:52:00Z

    Brett and Eddy visit the Violin Studio in Brisbane, Australia, where luthier Olaf Grawert shoes them what goes in to reharing a bow  

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    Albert Bisaso Ssempeke plays the Ugandan endingidi

    2019-05-08T09:59:00Z

    Albert Bisaso Ssempeke, a royal court musician of the Kingdom of Buganda, performing a traditional Baganda wedding song on the endingidi

  • Johannes Moser
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    Cello masterclass from Johannes Moser

    2019-05-07T12:20:00Z

    As part of his residency with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, last week Johannes Moser gave three local cellists a masterclass on Elgar’s Cello Concerto, Gulda’s Cello Concerto and Squire’s ‘Tzig-Tzig’.

  • Juliet as a Young Girl
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    Rastrelli Cello Quartet plays Juliet as a Young Girl

    2019-05-06T14:06:00Z

    In this video the Rastrelli Cello Quartet plays ‘Juliet as a Young Girl’ from Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet in an arrangement by Sergio Drabkin

  • Hilary Hahn Partitas Masterclass
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    Hilary Hahn gives masterclass on her new album

    2019-05-06T11:45:00Z

    On 17th May, Hilary Hahn releases her new album: 6 partitas specially written for the violinist by the Spanish composer Antón García Abril. And for each piece on the new album Hahn has prepared a masterclass video for players and listeners alike, to share insider knowledge on interpreting, expressing, and ...

  • Max Baillie Jungle Book Variations
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    Jungle Book Variations for solo viola

    2019-05-03T12:02:00Z

    Max Baillie performs his own variations on the song ‘My Own Home’ from the Disney Jungle Book, ‘ inspired by Paganini, Ysaÿe, Bach, and with a bit of bagpipe folkiness to pay homage to my Scots roots’.

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    ‘With Nicky’ 10: Inspiration

    2019-05-03T11:17:00Z

    This week in her video series, Nicola Benedetti is taking a step back from practice to look at what can inspire us to channel more feeling, energy and commitment into our playing

  • Olivier Babaz
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    Slapping with the bow - a double bass lesson from Olivier Babaz

    2019-04-30T14:08:00Z

    This lesson is taken from Discover Double Bass’s upcoming course, ‘Jazz Bowing’ by the French double bassist Olivier Babaz. Scheduled for release on 7th May, it comprises 61 lessons over 5 hours and is a step-by-step course on jazz bowing technique. It will be available at DiscoverDoubleBass.com. This first ...

  • Renaud Capucon Brahms
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    Renaud Capucon plays Hungarian Dance No. 5

    2019-04-29T12:56:00Z

    Renaud Capuçon performs Brahms’s Hungarian Dance No. 5 in this live recording with the Orchestre National de France, conducted by Dominingo Hindoyan.

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    Peter Gregson - Bach Recomposed: Cello Suite No. 6 in D Major, 6. Gigue

    2019-04-26T10:27:00Z

    A track from the album Recomposed by Peter Gregson - Bach - The Cello Suites, released last year by Deutsche Grammophon. For the album, Gregson wrote a full set of pieces reworking material from the Cello Suites for various combinations of solo cello, cello ensemble and electronics. It ...