Maxim Vengerov presents exclusive violin masterclass videos for Classic FM

19 May 2020, 16:19 | Updated: 19 May 2020, 16:21

Maxim Vengerov presents a series of exclusive violin masterclass videos for Classic FM
Maxim Vengerov presents a series of exclusive violin masterclass videos for Classic FM. Picture: Classic FM

By Maddy Shaw Roberts

An updating, monthly list of exclusive masterclasses with violin virtuoso Maxim Vengerov, all recorded in celebration of his year-long residency with Classic FM.

The great violinist Maxim Vengerov joins Classic FM in 2020 as the first solo Artist in Residence.

In celebration of the year-long partnership, the world-renowned virtuoso is presenting a series of exclusive masterclasses for Classic FM, providing tips and tricks for playing the violin.

Vengerov – one of the world’s greatest living violinists – will demonstrate a series of techniques, such as vibrato and the devilish left-hand pizzicato, as well as ways to make your practice sessions more efficient.

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Here is the series so far...

How to play left-hand pizzicato

How to produce and change vibrato

How to play triple stops

Top tips for practising the violin

Throughout the year, Classic FM will broadcast exclusive recordings from Maxim Vengerov, including concertos by Brahms and Tchaikovsky.