Videos – Page 2

  • Ayanna Witter-Johnson and Trinity students
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    Ayanna Witter-Johnson does Destiny’s Child classic ‘Survivor’

    2020-09-01T14:15:00Z

    A new arrangement of the Destiny’s Child classic ‘Survivor’, produced by young musicians aged 11-17 from Trinity Laban Conservatoire and guest artist and Trinity alumna Ayanna Witter-Johnson, the singer, songwriter and cellist. Watch: From My Room Orchestra: Philip Glass’s Company Watch: From My Room Orchestra: Pachelbel ...

  • Apoorva Krishna
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    Merging Parallels - a new single mingling South Indian and European traditions

    2020-09-01T14:00:00Z

    This new single composed by violinist Apoorva Krishna  is an attempt to unite traditional South Indian classical musical form with Western Harmony. Read: Tarisio Trust Young Artist Grants 2017 awarded to string players and ensembles  

  • Janine Jansen
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    Documentary about Janine Jansen

    2020-08-31T12:27:00Z

    This documentary, made by Paul Cohen in 2010, features contributions from Janine Jansen’s first teacher, and one of her chamber partners (the violist Maxim Rysanov), as well as Jansen herself, who, amongst other topics, discusses the ‘right age’ to play Beethoven’s Violin Concerto. Watch: Janine Jansen ...

  • Francesca Dego
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    Francesca Dego plays Ravel’s Tzigane

    2020-08-28T14:03:00Z

    The violinist plays Ravel’s Tzigane with pianist Francesca Leonardi. Read about Francesca Dego’s Life Lessons in the September issue of The Strad.

  • Jerusalem Quartet plays Bartók in 2016
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    Jerusalem Quartet plays Bartók

    2020-08-27T13:40:00Z

    The Jerusalem Quartet plays the first movement of Bartók’s String Quartet No.6. Recorded live in the Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio on 4 February 2016. Our Session Report in the September issue  focuses on the Jerusalem Quartet’s new Bartók album. Read it here .

  • BBC Proms 2020
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    Beethovenia: all nine symphonies reimagined

    2020-08-27T10:55:00Z

    ‘Beethoveniana’ composed by Iain Farrington, inspired by the 9 Symphonies of Beethoven, created with over 300 musicians from the 5 BBC Orchestras and the BBC Singers in lockdown and 2 dancers in a bubble. The live BBC Proms launch tomorrow (28 August). For more info: https://www.bbc.co.uk/proms Read: BBC ...

  • impossible orchestra
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    ‘Impossible Orchestra’ brings together 29 star players from 14 countries

    2020-08-26T09:00:00Z

    The project, initiated by Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra, aims to raise money for worthwhile causes

  • HilaryHahnBach
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    Hilary Hahn performs Bach’s Solo Violin Partita no.1 - Courante Double

    2020-08-26T08:25:00Z

    Hilary Hahn performs the Courante Double (Presto) from Bach’s Solo Partita for Violin no.1 in B Minor, BWV1002. The video was recorded as part of the launch of Hahn’s Bach Solo Sonatas and Partia album, released on Decca in 2018, and reviewed by The Strad . Watch: Hilary Hahn ...

  • Ida Haendel
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    Ida Haendel plays Bach’s Chaconne in 2002

    2020-08-25T16:16:00Z

    In this video from 2002, Ida Haendel plays JS Bach’s Chaconne from Partita No.2 in D minor. Her dog was called Decca. Read: ‘ She was a strong woman when there were comparatively few great women soloists’ – Tasmin Little on Ida Haendel Read: Ida ...

  • Anne-Sophie Mutter
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    Anne-Sophie Mutter plays Hoe-down

    2020-08-24T16:39:00Z

    Anne-Sophie Mutter and pianist Lambert Orkis play the Hoe-down from Copland’s Ballet ’Rodeo’ (1943). Read:  Anne-Sophie Mutter on fine and contemporary instruments Read:  Sentimental Work: Anne-Sophie Mutter on Penderecki’s Metamorphosen Read: Anne-Sophie Mutter has tested positive for coronavirus

  • Leon Bosch
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    Lockdown conversation with Leon Bosch

    2020-08-24T15:24:00Z

    Wigmore Hall presents a special documentary featuring double bassist Leon Bosch, whose early anti-apartheid activism saw him jailed as a teenager in South Africa. Read:  Leon Bosch awarded honorary Fellowship of RNCM Watch:  Leon Bosch: clear and resonant harmonics on the double bass  

  • Itzhak Perlman
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    A comparison: Itzhak Perlman plays Mendelssohn in 1983 and 2011

    2020-08-20T16:16:00Z

    In this video, which cuts between live performances filmed in 1983 and 2011, violinist Itzhak Perlman plays Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor with the New York Philharmonic under David Zinman (1983) and the San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas (2011). Watch : Juilliard students ‘do’ Bolero with ...

  • JanineJansen
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    Janine Jansen performs Debussy’s Violin Sonata in G minor

    2020-08-19T08:25:00Z

    Dutch violinist Janine Jansen and pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet perform Debussy’s Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor at Carnegie Hall, New York. Watch: Janine Jansen rehearses Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with Orchestre de Paris Watch: Violinist Janine Jansen performs Brahms aged 13

  • Patricia Kopatchinskaja
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    Patricia Kopatchinskaja plays Beethoven at Gstaad Menuhin Festival

    2020-08-18T16:13:00Z

    The Moldovan-born violinist gave this recital with pianist Joonas Ahonen at the Gstaad Menuhin Festival Academy on August 15th. The programme included Webern’s 4 Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op. 7; Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 9 in A Major, Op. 47 ‘Kreutzer Sonata’; and John Cage’s ...

  • Tasmin Little
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    Tasmin Little plays Enescu

    2020-08-14T09:45:00Z

    Tasmin Little plays Enescu’s Violin Sonata No. 3 in A minor, Op. 25 ‘in Romanian Folk Style’ (Arr. for Orchestra by Valentin Doni) with the Orchestre De Chambre Pelléas Enescu Festival, conducted by Benjamin Levy. Read about Little’s Sentimental Work in our September issue .

  • Saint Saens priere
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    An unusual piece for cello and organ by Saint-Saëns

    2020-08-12T09:41:00Z

    Valentino Worlitzsch and Iveta Apkalna play Saint-Saëns’ ’Prière’

  • BenedettiMeditation
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    Violinist Nicola Benedetti performs Massenet’s Méditation from Thaïs

    2020-08-12T09:16:00Z

    British violinist Nicola Benedetti performs Jules Massenet’s Méditation from Thaïs with pianist Alison Rhind. Benedetti is The Strad’s September 2020 cover star. In the issue she speaks about launching the Benedetti Sessions , her mass education project for string players of all ages, in the time of Covid-19. ...

  • Lawrence Power
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    Lockdown commissions 3: Lawrence Power plays Esa-Pekka Salonen’s objets trouvés

    2020-08-11T09:34:00Z

    In the third of his ten ‘lockdown commissions’ performances, filmed in and on top of iconic empty venues, violist Lawrence Power plays Esa-Pekka Salonen’s objets trouvés for solo viola and drone, filmed in an empty Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh.

  • Vadim Repin
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    Vadim Repin plays Tchaikovsky’s Méditation

    2020-08-10T13:12:00Z

    The Russian violinist plays Tchaikovsky’s Méditation in D minor from Souvenir d’un lieu cher (Memory of a Dear Place), Op. 42 (1878) with the Moscow Soloists Chamber Orchestra conducted by Yuri Bashmet. Read about Repin’s Sentimental Work in our August issue .

  • Erich Gruenberg
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    Erich Gruenberg plays Bruch

    2020-08-10T12:00:00Z

    In this short video from 1995, Erich Gruenberg, who has died aged 95, plays a section from the slow movement of Bruch’s Violin Concerto with the Bangkok Symphony conducted by John Georgiadis.  Read: The violinist Erich Gruenberg has died