Videos – Page 4

  • Leon Bosch

    Lockdown conversation with Leon Bosch


    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

    A comparison: Itzhak Perlman plays Mendelssohn in 1983 and 2011


    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

    Janine Jansen performs Debussy’s Violin Sonata in G minor


    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

    Patricia Kopatchinskaja plays Beethoven at Gstaad Menuhin Festival


    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

    Tasmin Little plays Enescu


    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

    An unusual piece for cello and organ by Saint-Saëns


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

  • BenedettiMeditation

    Violinist Nicola Benedetti performs Massenet’s Méditation from Thaïs


    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

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


    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

    Vadim Repin plays Tchaikovsky’s Méditation


    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

    Erich Gruenberg plays Bruch


    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

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    From My Room Orchestra: Philip Glass’s Company


    Following their recording of Pachelbel’s Canon , From My Room Orchestra, an ensemble of Trinity Laban students, have turned their hand to Philip Glass’ quartet ‘Company’. This time they’re joined by contemporary music experts The Smith Quartet, and dancers from the conservatoire’s Faculty of Dance to create an artistic responses ...

  • MullovaBach

    Viktoria Mullova performs Bach Violin Concertos


    Viktoria Mullova uses a Baroque bow to perform Bach’s Violin Concertos nos.1 in A minor and 2 in E major with Accademia Bizantina, directed from the harpsichord by Ottavio Dantone. Mullova recorded the works with the ensemble for Onyx in 2013. In The Strad’s August 2020 issue she ...

  • Anne-Sophie Mutter

    Anne-Sophie Mutter plays Kreisler’s Caprice Viennois


    The violinist plays Kreisler’s Caprcie Viennois, Op.2, with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra under Zubin Mehta.

  • Darragh Morgan

    A violin recital in a picture gallery


    The violinist Darragh Morgan plays solo works by Oliver Knussen, Tansy Davies, Errollyn Wallen and other composers in Royal Holloway University’s Picture Gallery.

  • Play Live Music with Latency?

    A Zoom experiment in quartet playing


    Violinist Megan Shung improvises on the video conferencing platform

  • EbeneQuartet

    Ébène Quartet talks about life in lockdown and performing Beethoven


    Ébène Quartet violinists Pierre Colombet and Gabriel Le Magadure speak from their separate homes about their Beethoven Around the World project, and the life of a quartet separated by lockdown. On the prospect of working together via Zoom, Colombet says: ’Chamber music is aptly named; it’s meant to be ...

  • Alina Ibragimova

    Alina Ibragimova and Alasdair Beatson play for digital West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2020


    In this online concert for the West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2020, streamed on 5 July 2020, violinist Alina Ibragimova and pianist Alasdair Beatson perform Mozart’s Violin Sonata in E minor K.304, Debussy’s Violin Sonata and Ravel’s Violin Sonata.

  • NancyZhouIsaacStern

    Violinist Nancy Zhou performs live tribute for Isaac Stern Centennial


    The 2018 Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition winner is joined by pianist Zhen ’Victor’ Chen in works by Gershwin, Bartók and Chen Yi

  • Alexandra Fletcher Bach Sarabandes

    A cello and poetry recital for lockdown built around Bach’s Cello Sarabandes


    The cellist Alexandra Fletcher plays Bach’s Cello Sarabandes accompanied by poetry, read by actress Jenna Augen and chosen by Fletcher, with a connective thread to the music.

  • SFSymphony

    San Francisco Symphony musicians perform Rossini’s William Tell Overture from lockdown


    ‘No animals or violas were harmed during the filming of this video’ The musicians of the San Francisco Symphony - with help from their children and pets - perform the Finale from Rossini’s William Tell Overture from their separate homes. Watch: Chilean nurse plays violin to coronavirus patients ...