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  • PerlmanStateDinner

    Violinist Itzhak Perlman performs Perpetuum Mobile by Franz Ries


    Violinist Itzhak Perlman and pianist Rohan De Silva perform Franz Ries’s Perpetuum Mobile, op.34 no.5 at a state dinner in 2007. In the audience are Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, alongside then US President George W. Bush. Read: Never practise for more than five hours ...

  • Filipe Quaresma plays Ligeti

    Filipe Quaresma plays Ligeti’s Cello Concerto


    This video features the Ligeti Cello Concerto played by cellist Filipe Quaresma and the Portuguese Chamber Orchestra conducted by Pedro Carneiro at the Suggia Hall of Casa da Música Porto (Portugal). Watch: Rohan de Saram plays Xenakis

  • Grand Teton Music Festival

    Grand Teton Music Festival on Location: Houston


    This instalment of the Grand Teton Music Festival on Location, recorded at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Houston, Texas, features Mozart’s Flute Quartet No. 1 in D major K.285; Reicha’s Wind Quintet in E flat major, Op.88 No.2; Farkas’s Early Hungarian Dances from the 17th Century; and Brahms’s Piano Quintet ...

  • CharlieSiem

    Violinist Charlie Siem performs for the virtual ‘All About Bach’ festival


    Violinist Charlie Siem performs Bach’s Violin Partita no.3 in E major BWV 1006 and the Chaconne from Bach’s Violin Partita no.2 in D minor BWV 1004. The performance opens the virtual ’All about Bach’ Festival, running 8 January to 5 March 2021 - part of Only Stage Management’s free ...

  • Musical pictionary with Hilary Hahn

    Musical pictionary with Hilary Hahn


    TwoSet Violin pit their pictionary skills against Hilary Hahn Read: TwoSet Violin make a return Read: Brett Yang of TwoSet Violin to take a break Watch: TwoSet Violin present ten types of musicians during quarantine

  • Emmanuel Tjeknavorian

    Auner Quartett plus colleagues play Beethoven’s Grosse Fuge


    In this fundraising initiative from the Wiener Konzerthaus the Auner Quartett leads a string orchestra of some of Austria’s concertmasters and leaders in a performance of Beethoven’s Grosse Fuge, under the baton of Emmanuel Tjeknavorian. Among the instruments being played are those by Stradivari, Guadagnini, Guarneri, Sanctus Serafin, Geissenhof, ...

  • Maxim Vengerov

    Maxim Vengerov plays Ernst’s Variations on ‘The Last Rose of Summer’


    In this video Maxim Vengerov plays Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst’s The Last Rose of Summer - Polyphonic Study no.6, written in 1864.   Read: Maxim Vengerov launches new educational website

  • Alexander Glazunov and Leopold Auer

    Video of Leopold Auer and Alexander Glazunov from 1912


    This video footage, filmed in St Petersburg in 1912, shows the composer Alexander Glazunov and violinist Leopold Auer standing together. There is also an appearance from the Russian/Soviet pianist Leonid Nikolayev. Read: Leopold Auer profiled in the July 1907 issue of The Strad

  • Sophie Rosa

    Sophie Rosa on recording the world premiere of Montgeroult’s Violin Sonata in A minor Op.2


    Violinist Sophie Rosa talks about her new recording, which features the Violin Sonata In A minor, Op.2 No.3 by Hélène de Montgeroult, a French composer who was working around the turn of the 19th century and was the first ever female professor to be appointed at the Paris Conservatoire. ...

  • GitlisBerg

    Ivry Gitlis performs Berg’s Violin Concerto


    Violinist Ivry Gitlis, who died on 24 December 2020 at the age of 98, performs Berg’s 1935 Violin Concerto ’To the Memory of an Angel’ with WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne conducted by Hans Vonk. Read: 8 opinions on performance and career by violinist Ivry Gitlis Read: Ivry ...

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    Carducci String Quartet plays a Shostakovich string quartet - with drums


    The Carducci String Quartet (violinists Matthew Denton and Michelle Fleming, violist Eoin Schmidt-Martin and cellist Emma Denton) plays a new rendition of Shostakovich’s String Quartet No.7, featuring Cristián Tamblay on the drums. Watch: Working from home: Carducci Quartet perform Philip Glass’s String Quartet no.2 Watch: Carducci Quartet performs ...

  • Paul Huang

    Bach at the National Palace Museum, Taiwan: highlighting the treasures of 1742


    In this video, violinist Paul Huang plays Bach at the National Palace Museum in Taipei. Huang says, ‘This video highlights the dialogue between three important subjects: a 1742 Guarneri ’del Gesù’ violin on loan from the Stradivari Society, an extraordinary Vase Within Vase from the Chin Dynasty around 1742 ...

  • Anne-Sophie Mutter at the Pinakothek der Moderne

    Anne-Sophie Mutter plays Mozart in a modern art museum during lockdown


    The German violinist, together with violinist Linus Roth, violist Vladimir Babeshko and cellist Lionel Martin, plays the Allegro molto from Mozart’s String Quartet No.2 in D major, KV155 at the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich. Read: Anne-Sophie Mutter signs with new US agent Read: Anne-Sophie Mutter starts concert ...

  • Brussels Cello Festival

    Song of the Birds, featuring Mischa Maisky, Han Bin Yoon, Jan Vogler and Jens Peter Maintz


    In this closing concert from the 2020 Brussels Cello Festival, Mischa Maisky, Han Bin Yoon, Jan Vogler and Jens Peter Maintz perform the Song of the Birds , made popular by Pau Casals, in an arrangement for cello quartet by Sungmin Ahn. Read: Adagietto from Mahler’s Symphony No. 5: ...

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    Dvořák’s ‘Songs My Mother Taught Me’, performed by Camille Thomas


    French cellist Camille Thomas performs an arrangement of Antonin Dvořák’s ‘Songs My Mother Taught Me’ at the Museum of Natural Sciences in Brussels, Belgium.

  • Twelve days of Christmas

    The Twelve Days of (a Cellist’s) Christmas


    On the twelfth day of Christmas we bring to you: the Twelve Days of (a Cellist’s) Christmas, featuring 12 cellists from all around the world, including: The Cello Doll (aka Carolyn Regula), Sarah Chaffee, Stephanie Jaimes, Sugar Cello, That Cello Guy, Dave Eggar, Kaitlin Findlay, Lydia Cellist, Peter Sachon, ...

  • Jesus Rodolfo

    Bach in an empty New York gallery


    In this, the first two videos, violist Jesus Rodolfo explores the connection between the solitude of New York City at this time, and the feeling of solo Bach. He plays the first movement of J.S. Bach’s Violin Sonata No.1, BWV 1001, transcribed for viola, in the empty HighLineNine Gallery in ...

  • Brussels Cello Festival

    Adagietto from Mahler’s Symphony No 5: 2020 BCF Cello Orchestra


    In this closing concert from the 2020 Brussels Cello Festival, the BCF Cello Orchestra plays the Adagietto from Mahler’s Symphony No 5. Watch: London City Orchestra plays Mahler – from separate homes

  • Trio Zadig

    Trio Zadig plays Cantique de Jean Racine


    On the 11th day of Christmas, we bring to you Trio Zadig (violinist Boris Borgolotto, cellist Marc Girard Garcia and pianist Ian Barber) playing Fauré’s Cantique de Jean Racine, Op 11 (arranged for piano trio) in May 2020.

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    TwoSet Violin present ten types of musicians during quarantine


    On the tenth day of Christmas we bring to you: TwoSet Violin (Brett Yang and Eddy Chen) in April 2020 presenting the ten types of musicians during quarantine. Video: 10 Types of Musicians During Quarantine Read: Digital Double Act: TwoSet Violin