Taste the String

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A celebration of the cello in documentary form, featuring renowned Bienen School of Music cello instructor Hans Jørgen Jensen and many of his students in concert, private lessons, and studio classes. Hans Jensen has an international reputation for inspiring students with his brilliant, unique, humorous, and energetic teaching style. Many of his students have gone on to play in premiere orchestras throughout the world, win major competitions, and teach in prestigious institutions. This video features seventeen of his students in addition to an orchestra of sixty cellos with music by Bach, Barber, Brahms, Saariaho, Maslanska, Mozart, Rachmaninov, Schubert, and Tchaikovsky.

May 2011