Jennifer koh two x four

One of the most versatile American violinists in the field today, Jennifer Koh is set to make new ground with her upcoming album Two x Four, out at the end of this month from Cedille Records.

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inside of a violin

(By Gene Yraola)

If you ever wondered what a real life shire out of LOTR would look like, look no further than the inside of a violin. To help promote the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Mona Sibai and Björn Ewers came … [Read More]

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two violins
Honestly it’s bit hard to believe there’s not really a whole string section playing somewhere in the back because violinists Greg Ewer and Adam LaMotte sound HUGE on their new album of music by Jean-Marie Leclair.

A recording that combines … [Read More]
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Jennifer Koh documentary

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a touring concert classical artist? In the upcoming new documentary series
Off Stage On Record, violinist Jennifer Koh shows us just that with a behind-the-scenes look at her path and struggles in … [Read More]

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melodiejeng

Anyone can hula hoop and given enough training, anyone can learn the violin. But doing them together?

Yea not so easy.

Video courtesy of AltoRiot reader http://instagram.com/melodiejeng… [Read More]

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stars and stripes

Returning with their first new music video since their fashionable 2011 clip for The Handel-Halvorsen Passacaglia, cellist Meta Weiss and violinist Arianna Warsaw-Fan of duoW pull off a humorous silent-film treatment on their take of “Stars and Stripes.”

The Max … [Read More]

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Vanessa-Mae Vanakorn Nicholson

At one point the UK’s wealthiest entertainer under 30, classically-trained violinist Vanessa-Mae Vanakorn Nicholson is one of Thailand’s two hopes to get a medal at the Sochi Winter Olympic games. Known more as a pop-techno classical violinist, Nicholson originally had … [Read More]

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Anne-Sophie Mutter

Arguably the greatest living violinist of our generation, Anne-Sophie Mutter’s performance of Dvořák’s Violin Concerto off her upcoming new album brings a heightened sense of blistering tempo and shows off the German violinist’s masterful skill set has not waned in … [Read More]

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The XX intro

Already helmed as one of the best instrumentals of the last decade, The XX’s “Intro” off their debut record is undoubtedly one of the group’s most popular songs. Youtube user Gonzalo Matus de la Parra provides an echoing violin/piano cover … [Read More]

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Hilary Hahn

Marking 30 years since her first violin lesson and over a decade of planning, listening, interviewing, commissioning, and premiering, Grammy-winning violinist Hilary Hahn announced her new album 27 Pieces: the Hilary Hahn Encores due on November 11 in the US, … [Read More]

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