Videos – Page 6

  • Zoe Martlew
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    Zoë Martlew bow explosion during performance

    2019-06-19T15:25:00Z

    Cellist Zoë Martlew suffers what she describes as a ‘major bow dysfuntion’ about a minute into Juliana Hodkinson’s ‘amazing noise piece’ Scrape , for cello with metal plate, playback track and sound diffusion at the Dark Music Days festival in Reykjavik, Iceland. The complete performance is below: ...

  • Charlie Siem first composition
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    Charlie Siem records his first composition

    2019-06-18T16:58:00Z

    In this video, violinist Charlie Siem talks us through the experience of recording his first composition, ‘Canopy’, which was featured on his Sony Classics album ‘In The Stars.’

  • Kyung Wha Chung
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    Kyung Wha Chung plays Schumann's Violin Sonata No 2 in 1997

    2019-06-18T12:09:00Z

    In this video from 1997, the 30th anniversary of her international debut, Kyung Wha Chung plays Schumann’s Violin Sonata No 2

  • Brian Paul Benning
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    Brian Paul Benning plays a 1997 Viola d’amore

    2019-06-17T16:00:00Z

    Brian Paul Benning - Artist-in-Residence at the 65-year-old family-run business Benning Violins in Los Angeles, California - plays a Viola d’amore crafted by violinmaker Eric Benning in 1997.

  • Patricia Kopatchinskaja acting
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    Patricia Kopatchinskaja takes on acting role in Karl Schwitters’s Ursonate

    2019-06-17T12:00:00Z

    In another life, violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja might have been an actor, as demonstrated by this trailer for a film version of ‘Ursonate’, a sound poem by the early 20th-century German artist Karl Schwitters, in which Kopatchinskaja puts her acting talents to serious test.  

  • Olivier Babaz
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    Olivier Babaz on bass and thumb pianos

    2019-06-14T16:11:00Z

    French jazz bassist Olivier Babaz has been experimenting with playing kalimba along with his double bass - here he combines two kalimbas, otherwise known as mbiras or thumb pianos, for an impressionistic arrangement of the Cole Porter standard ‘Night and Day’

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    Ray Chen: What do you do when your E-string breaks in a concert?

    2019-06-12T15:45:00Z

    In a break from practice, Ray Chen sets himself a challenge to play as if his E string has just broken while admitting that it is not something you can defend against or even practise for – and therefore not worth worrying about either

  • Yo-Yo Ma Dartmouth
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    Yo-Yo Ma makes speech after receiving honorary Dartmouth degree

    2019-06-11T12:00:00Z

    On Sunday 9th June, Dartmouth College awarded the cellist Yo-Yo Ma an honorary doctor of arts degree at its 2019 commencement. Here he is, immediately afterwards, delivering the main address and playing the cello to 11,000 attendees.

  • With Nicky Ask Nicky
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    ‘With Nicky’ 12: Ask Nicky

    2019-06-11T11:08:00Z

    This week, ‘With Nicky’ becomes ‘Ask Nicky’ as Nicola Benedetti answers some of your questions. The violinist says: ‘After recording this, however, we realised I never actually answered the most asked question! - What is your shoulder rest? ‘The super duper attentive amongst you may have noticed a ...

  • Teo Gertler
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    11-year-old Teo Gertler plays Mendelssohn

    2019-06-10T15:39:00Z

    The 11-year-old Slovak violin prodigy Teo Gertler plays Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto

  • Town Hall Symphony Hall
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    Sheku Kanneh-Mason gives schools-only performance

    2019-06-10T12:51:00Z

    After a schools-only performance in Birmingham from Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason, pupils talk about their impressions of the two musicians.

  • leopold stream
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    Leopold Mozart Violin Competition live stream

    2019-06-07T15:12:00Z

    The finalists’ performances, in local time for Germany, are: 5 pm: Kaoru Oe (Japan, *1994) Mozart concerto A major KV 219 Brahms concerto D major op. 77 7 pm: Joshua Brown (USA, *1999) Mozart Konzert G major ...

  • Hannah Tam
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    Hannah Tam, 13, plays Ysaÿe and Hubay

    2019-06-07T13:46:00Z

    Hannah Tam, 13, was recently awarded a CA$10,000 prize from the ‘Mini Violini’ showcase at the Concours musical international de Montréal. Here she plays Eugène Ysaÿe’s D minor Sonata ‘Ballade’, and the Carmen Fantasy by Jenö Hubay with pianist Claire Ouellet.  

  • Pavel Sporcl Souvenir
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    Pavel Šporcl plays 'Souvenir' by František Drdla

    2019-06-06T16:16:00Z

    Pavel Šporcl performs Souvenir by Czech violinist and composer František Drdla (1868-1944). Šporcl has sold more than 230,000 CDs in his career, with his latest recording, ‘Christmas On The Blue Violin’, going platinum. His now trademark blue violin was made for him in 2005 by Czech luthier Jan Špidlen. ...

  • Perlman Masterclass
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    Itzhak Perlman launches online masterclass series

    2019-06-06T15:54:00Z

    This is a trailer for the latest addition to the MasterClass.com platform, a series of 19 video lessons from Itzhak Perlman. More details here

  • Ellinor D'Melon - Sarasate
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    Ellinor D'Melon performs Sarasate's Introduction et Tarantelle

    2019-06-05T16:06:00Z

    Eighteen-year-old Cuban/Jamaican violinist Ellinor D’Melon plays Pablo de Sarasate’s Introduction et tarantelle op.43 with pianist Vadim Gladkov at the Sony Auditorium in Madrid, Spain.  

  • Janine Jansen
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    Janine Jansen plays Sibelius's Violin Concerto

    2019-06-04T14:12:00Z

    This video is taken from a performance with the SWR Symphonieorchester under Christoph Eschenbach.

  • Alina Ibragimova
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    Alina Ibragimova on returning to the Laeiszhalle, Hamburg

    2019-06-03T13:00:00Z

    In this video, the Russian-British violinist talks about the Ernest Chausson Concerto and the Guillaume Lekeu Sonata, and the experience of playing in Hamburg’s Laeiszhalle.

  • Arpeggione
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    Schubert's Arpeggione Sonata played on arpeggione

    2019-05-30T16:04:00Z

    Nicolas Deletaille, arpeggione, and Alain Roudier, fortepiano, play Schubert’s Arpeggione Sonata. The arpeggione was invented in 1823 by instrument maker Johann Georg Stauffer in Vienna. It is fretted, has six strings and is tuned like a guitar, but played with a bow like a cello or gamba. Although ...

  • CMIM 2019 - Mini Violini - Emrik Revermann
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    10-year-old Emrik Revermann plays Franck and Sarasate

    2019-05-30T12:03:00Z

    Canadian violinist Emrik Revermann, 10, was the youngest participant in the Concours musical international de Montréal’s ‘Mini Violini’ showcase. Five winners of international junior competitions, aged 10 to 14, were invited to perform on two consecutive evenings in recital and with the chamber orchestra I Musici de Montréal before ...