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Video of the Week: Finding the Pulse in Paganini

Video of the Week: Finding the Pulse in Paganini

“In the three variations, in the main theme, and in the introduction…each section has a heartbeat that keeps it alive,” say violinist Pierce Wang about Paganini’s ultra-tricky Variations on “I Palpiti….”

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Video Of The Week: Beethoven’s Thanksgiving

Video Of The Week: Beethoven’s Thanksgiving

"For composers and musicians, this remarkable piece of music has proved irresistible, providing solace and giving strength even when the future seems lost." – BBC In the words of Heifetz Institute...

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Video of the Week: Beethoven’s Tears of Gold

Video of the Week: Beethoven’s Tears of Gold

Our latest Video of the Week features one of the most extraordinary movements in all of Beethoven’s string quartets…the “Cavatina” from the String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat, Op. 130., which ends with the Grosse Fuge…

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Video of the Week: A Devilishly Difficult Dance

Video of the Week: A Devilishly Difficult Dance

Hector Berlioz gave us the Symphonie Fantastique, with its spooky “Witches Sabbath” movement; today’s Video of the Week (just in time for Hallowe’en), is the terrifyingly difficult Scherzo Fantastique,…

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Video of the Week: A Versatile Viola Sonata

Video of the Week: A Versatile Viola Sonata

The Viola Sonata Op. 120 No. 1 by Johannes Brahms is today a staple of the viola repertoire, though in fact it was the brilliance of a 19th-century clarinetist that spurred its creation. Hear it in the hands of violist Jacob Shin…

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Video Of the Week: A Star-Spangled Soloist

Video Of the Week: A Star-Spangled Soloist

A performance for our times: No partner – no problem! #Heifet2020 student Kayleigh Kim steps up to the plate to play both parts of a dazzling duo at Washington Nationals parks. See it to believe it!

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Video of the Week: Mozart’s Double Play

Video of the Week: Mozart’s Double Play

One of the few in-person collaborations from the Heifetz 2020: An energetic performance of Mozart’s Duo in B-flat major for Violin & Viola, K. 424 by Heifetz alums violinist Rachell Ellen Wong and violist Andrew Gonzalez .

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Video of the Week: Variations on a Variation

Video of the Week: Variations on a Variation

Our Video of the Week features a bravura piece for cello and piano by the prolific 20th century Czech composer Bohuslav Jan Martinů, performed by #Heifetz2020 student Boubacar Diallo and pianist Yoon Lee..

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