Videos – Page 6

  • Ida Haendel
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    Ida Haendel plays informally in 2009

    2020-07-14T10:41:00Z

    In this video, the violinist, who died two weeks ago, plays informally at a 2009 social gathering, traversing much of the violin repertoire, including several violin concertos. Although the description states that she was 80 years old at the time, there is some uncertainty as to her year of birth, ...

  • Orchestra of the Swan
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    Orchestra of the Swan plays David Bruce’s Swanning Around

    2020-07-13T10:00:00Z

    This is the world premiere performance of ‘Swanning Around’ by David Bruce, performed and recorded at home by Orchestra of the Swan during the Covid-19 Lockdown 2020. It was commissioned by Orchestra of the Swan with funds provided by Arts Council England. As the orchestra is freelance and has lost ...

  • TogetherChaconne
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    Youth Music Culture Guangdong presents Together Chaconne

    2020-07-10T09:29:00Z

    Together Chaconne began as a project to connect Youth Music Culture Guangdong faculty and alumni worldwide during the quarantine. This arrangement uses the bassline from Bach’s Chaconne for solo violin in D minor, over which many different YMCG musicians improvise, contributing their own sounds and styles. Evelyn Brandes (USA) composed ...

  • Damaris Silva
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    Chilean nurse plays violin to coronavirus patients

    2020-07-09T09:56:00Z

    Damaris Silva, a 26-year-old Chilean nurse on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, has gained attention for playing the violin to sick patients and tired staff after her shift has ended. Twice a week at 6pm, Silva returns to the ward where some COVID-19 patients have spent weeks ...

  • MiruHirokawa
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    8-year-old Miu Hirokawa performs Mozart for Leonid Kogan International Competition

    2020-07-08T13:49:00Z

    The young Japanese violinist shares first prize in her age category for this YouTube submission

  • Brantelid
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    Andreas Brantelid performs Elgar on Stradivarius cello

    2020-07-07T09:36:00Z

    The performance with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra under Vladimir Ashkenazy was recorded in 2019

  • Ida Haendel
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    Documentary about Ida Haendel

    2020-07-06T09:10:00Z

    In a special tribute to Ida Haendel, we are republishing archive content related to the late violinist, who died last week

  • Malin Broman
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    One performer plays Mendelssohn’s Octet

    2020-07-03T09:06:00Z

    The Swedish violinist Malin Broman plays Mendelssohn’s String Octet - all by herself!

  • Kronos Quartet
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    Inside the album: Kronos Quartet’s Black Angels

    2020-07-02T11:05:00Z

    On Monday (29 June) the Kronos Quartet and Nonesuch Records released this short documentary film by Robert Edridge-Waks to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Black Angels . The iconic album opens with the titular work by American composer George Crumb, which led violinist David Harrington to form Kronos 47 ...

  • Israel Philharmonic
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    Israel Philharmonic Orchestra: Global Gala 2020

    2020-07-01T09:55:00Z

    The virtual concert on 28 June was the victim of a cyberattack but can now be seen in its entirety

  • UnitedStrings
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    United Strings of Europe give one of the UK’s first post-lockdown concerts

    2020-07-01T09:44:00Z

    On 24 June the United Strings of Europe performed at the Fidelio Cafe in London, in one of the UK’s first post-lockdown concerts. The performers were: Julian Azkoul, violin Ariel Lang, violin Elitsa Bogdanova, viola Raphael Lang, cello Vera Pereira, bass On the programme was: ...

  • Clayton Haslop
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    Two fingered violinist plays Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

    2020-06-29T09:43:00Z

    A student of violinist Nathan Milstein, Clayton Haslop was concertmaster in the recording studios of Los Angeles for composers including James Horner and Michael Giacchino. His violin solos can be heard in films including Ratatouille and Up . But Haslop also struggled with Focal Dystonia, leaving him with ...

  • RayChen
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    Ray Chen compares a $69 factory-made violin with a $10m Stradivari

    2020-06-26T16:09:00Z

    ’Even on the open strings you can tell the difference. The Strad has this resonance, clarity and warmth’ Violinist Ray Chen compares a $69 factory-made violin with the 1735 ’Samazeuilh’ Stradivari violin worth around $10m. Watch: Ray Chen: What do you do when your E-string breaks in a ...

  • Lawrence Power
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    Lockdown commissions 2: Lawrence Power plays Garth Knox’s Quartet for One

    2020-06-26T10:15:00Z

    In the second of his ‘lockdown commissions’ performances, filmed in and on top of iconic empty venues, violist Lawrence Power plays Garth Knox’s Quartet for One, filmed in an empty Southbank Centre.

  • Schubert piano sonata sextet
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    Pforte plays string sextet arrangement of Schubert piano sonata

    2020-06-25T11:09:00Z

    In this video, players from Pforte - a group that combines chamber music with philosophy, literature and theatre - perform a Schubert’s Piano Sonata op.78, D 894 in an arrangement by François Poly for string sextet. The performance, featuring violinists Mohamed Hiber and Elene Meipariani, violists Klaus Christa and ...

  • concierto_bioceno_03_0
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    Quartet performs to audience of 2,292 plants

    2020-06-24T09:55:00Z

    The members of the UceLi Quartet performed at Barcelona’s iconic Liceu opera house, filled with ficus trees, palms and Swiss cheese plants

  • SternWieniawski
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    Violinist Isaac Stern plays Wieniawski Polonaise no.1 in 1955

    2020-06-24T09:30:00Z

    Isaac Stern performs Wieniawski’s Polonaise no.1 in D major on the Jack Benny Program with pianist Alexander Zakin in 1955. Read: ‘He could hear and see talent, and he loved it’ - Pinchas Zukerman remembers Isaac Stern Read: ‘My father hated competitions’: David Stern at the Shanghai Isaac Stern ...

  • Jamie Violin
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    Oxford Philharmonic At Home

    2020-06-23T15:23:00Z

    The Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra goes online during lockdown with #OPatHome, a six-week video series of entertaining and resourceful virtual music-making for primary school children. In the series, members of the Orchestra introduce their instruments, tell stories, perform musical excerpts, and suggest interactive activities to do at home, even if you ...

  • Maxim Rysanov
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    Maxim Rysanov on the birth of Vasks’s Viola Concerto

    2020-06-22T15:08:00Z

    In this video, to tie in with the release of Maxim Rysanov’s new album dedicated to the Latvian composer Pēteris Vasks, Rysanov tells us the story behind the creation of Vasks’s first ever viola concerto.

  • Eiko Kano
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    Eiko Kano plays Bach Chaconne in empty Kyoto Buddhist Temple

    2020-06-18T11:33:00Z

    The Japanese violinist Eiko Kano plays Bach’s Chaconne in Kyoto Buddhism Eikando Temple