Tag Archives: violin

The Zukermans: A Family Portrait

How does it feel to give your Southbank début…under the baton of your dad? Arianna Zukerman can give us a clue. On Wednesday 29th May the forty-year-old American soprano hits the Royal Festival Hall, singing the solo in Mahler’s Fourth Symphony, … Continue reading

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An Interview with Jack Liebeck

Hannah Nepil discusses the challenges of being an international soloist with acclaimed young violinist Jack Liebeck, who will perform Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’ First Violin Concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on Tuesday 12th March at Cadogan Hall, London. I … Continue reading

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Nicola Benedetti on fame, image and practice

Hannah Nepil interviews superstar violinist Nicola Benedetti, who plays Korngold’s Violin Concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on Thursday 1st November at Royal Festival Hall, London. It’s hard to remember that Nicola Benedetti is still only twenty-five. By now the … Continue reading

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Player Profile: Michael Dolan

Michael Dolan, Co-Principal Second Violin, retires this July after 30 years with the Orchestra. How did you become involved with the RPO? Barry Griffiths, one of the previous great leaders of the RPO, invited me to join. He was guest … Continue reading

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Pinchas Zukerman

Edward Seckerson talks to legendary violinst and conductor Pinchas Zukerman.  Recognised as a phenomenon for four decades, Zukerman discusses his early musical life, his thoughts on British orchestras and how he is still learning to this day. Pinchas Zukerman appears … Continue reading

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