Videos – Page 3

  • 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

  • Kanneh-Mason family Csardas

    Kanneh-Mason family play Monti Csárdás


    On the seventh day of Christmas, we bring to you: the seven Kanneh-Mason siblings playing Monti’s Csárdás in May 2020.

  • Chicago Jazz Orchestra Lockdown Shuffle

    Chicago Jazz Orchestra Sextet play the ‘Lockdown Shuffle’


    On the sixth day of Christmas, we bring to you: the Chicago Jazz Orchestra directed by Jeff Lindberg playing the ‘Lockdown Shuffle’, composed/arranged by Tom Garling, in May 2020. Musicians: Victor Garcia (trumpet) Eric Schneider (tenor saxophone) Tom Garling (trombone) Reggie Thomas (pianist) ...

  • Israel Philharmonic Musicians

    Musicians from the Israel Philharmonic play Dvorák’s Piano Quintet in A major in an empty hall


    On the fifth day of Christmas we bring to you: musicians from the Israel Philhamonic (1st violinist David Radzynski, 2nd violinist Dumitru Pocitari, violist Miriam Hartman, cellist Emanuele Silvestri and pianist Lahav Shani) playing Dvorák’s Piano Quintet in A major in September 2020 as part of the Israel Philharmonic’s Online ...

  • Vilnius String Quartet

    Vilnius String Quartet perform from balcony of the Lithuanian Philharmonic during lockdown


    On the fourth day of Christmas we bring to you: the Vilnius String Quartet (1st violinist Dalia Kuznecovaite, 2nd violinist Artūras Šilalė, violist Kristina Anusevičiūtė and cellist Deividas Dumčius) playing from the balcony of the Lithuanian Philharmonic in May 2020. They perform ‘Svajone’ by Juozas Naujalis - a composer considered ...

  • Mozart Divertimento Teyber Trio

    The Teyber Trio plays Mozart’s Divertimento K563


    On the third day of Christmas we bring to you: the Teyber Trio (violinist Tim Crawford, violist Tim Ridout and cellist Tim Posner) in November 2020 playing the Andante from Mozart’s Divertimento K563.

  • Daniel Hope and Christoph Israel

    Daniel Hope & Christoph Israel play La Vie en Rose


    On the second day of Christmas we bring to you: violinist Daniel Hope and pianist Christoph Israel in November 2020 playing La Vie en Rose.

  • Patrick Dexter

    Patrick Dexter plays While Shepherds watch Their Flocks by Night


    On the first day of Christmas we bring to you: Irish cellist Patrick Dexter from County Mayo, who has been giving regular performances outside in his backyard since the beginning of lockdown in March, playing While Shepherds Watch their Flocks by Night in his back yard.

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    Violinist Pinchas Zukerman on left and right hand intensity


    ’I want piano in the right hand and fortissimo in the left hand…’ In this masterclass clip Pinchas Zukerman talks to student Wu Jie about modifying left and right hand intensity to create a variety of sounds in Franck’s Violin Sonata. Read: ‘Young players today should be realistic ...

  • HilaryHahn10

    Violinist Hilary Hahn performing at the age of 10


    In this short clip violinist Hilary Hahn demonstrates artistry well beyond her years at the age of 10.  Read: Advice I’d give my younger self: violinist Hilary Hahn Watch: Hilary Hahn plays Sibelius aged 16  

  • Global Violin Sessions

    Global Violin Sessions Part 1: Final Concert


    This is the culmination of the first part of the Benedetti Foundation’s Global Violin Sessions, in which one tune is sent around the world and embellished according to the traditions of different countries. The tune, written by the trumpeter, composer and educator, Wynton Marsalis, has been on the first ...

  • Cathy Marston – DRIFT

    DRIFT – a lockdown meditation on a summer’s day in Switzerland


    In this film the choreographer, Cathy Marston - creator of The Cellist (a Royal Opera House ballet based on the life of Jacqueline du Pré) - improvises for the camera on the banks of the River Aare in Bern, Switzerland. Filmed in August 2020 by Director/DoP/Editor, Felix von Muralt. ...

  • Beethoven

    Beethoven Violin Concerto with 25 soloists


    Marking Beethoven’s 250th birthday, here are 25 soloists playing the composer’s Violin Concerto. In order of appearance: 1. Kyung-Wha Chung ( 00:12 ) 2. Frank Peter Zimmermann ( 04:53 ) 3. Isabelle Faust ( 06:01 ) 4. Henryk Szeryng ( 07:02 ) ...

  • Rohan de Saram

    Rohan de Saram plays Xenakis


    The cellist plays Xenakis’s Kottos for Cello in 2010. Read: Rohan de Saram: Life Lessons

  • Sitkovetsky Trio

    Sitkovetsky Trio play Beethoven’s Trio, Op. 70 No. 2


    Marking the anniversary - to the day - of Beethoven’s baptism, here is a video of the Sitkovetsky Trio (violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky, pianist Wu Qian and cellist Isang Enders) playing Beethoven’s Trio, Op. 70 No. 2. Read: Alexander Sitkovetsky: Life Lessons

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    Beluga whale is mesmerised by violin playing


    A musician mesmerises a Beluga whale by playing his violin. Watch: Violinist practises with rescue kitten in pouch Read: Yo-Yo Ma to the rescue – lost puppy found after cellist’s intervention

  • Florian Mehnert installation

    The Stuttgart Philharmonic perform in social distancing bubbles – literally


    This performative art installation from the artist Florian Mehnert deals with the issue of social distancing in orchestras. With each musician performing in his or her own bubble, it draws attention to the loss of live performance and the livelihood of musicians. Read: Stuttgart Liederhalle to be used ...