Violin

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    The Strad Masterclass: Jack Liebeck on Bruch's Violin Concerto no.1

    2016-08-18T00:00:00Z

    Music is about expression, about laying yourself out there naked. You have to show your soul to the listener' Jack Liebeck speaks about performing Bruch's First Violin Concerto to The Strad. The piece is performed in the video above by Pinchas Zukerman with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra ...

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    The Strad Masterclass: Antje Weithaas on the Brahms Violin Concerto

    2016-05-20T00:00:00Z

    For any violinist the Brahms Concerto is a special challenge and a precious gem - a piece one works on for decades' Antje Weithaas discusses and performs the Brahms Violin Concerto with the Camerata Bern. Weithaas continues The Strad’s marked-up sheet music series in association ...

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    The Strad Masterclass: violinist James Ehnes on Beethoven's Spring Sonata

    2016-02-29T00:00:00Z

    Sometimes people seem to think it's more important that their interpretations be defensible than beautiful, and that's absurd' James Ehnes speaks about interpreting Beethoven to The Strad, and performs the composer's Romance no.1 with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Marin Alsop (above). The violinist continues The ...

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    The Strad Masterclass: Ray Chen on Mozart's Third Violin Concerto

    2015-12-21T00:00:00Z

    What makes Mozart so difficult to play? It's finding that perfect balance between simplicity on one hand, and complexity on the other. Like being young and energetic, but having a mature and experienced sound' Ray Chen talks about finding a balance in Mozart - and compares his music ...