Watch the Indianapolis Competition Livestream

Red Violin Caprices Ballet Video: Philippe Quint performs with Joffrey dancers

April 10, 2017, 2:35 PM · If you love John Corigliano’ Red Violin Caprices from the Oscar-winning "Red Violin" movie score, then here is a real treat: Philippe Quint has teamed up with Joffrey Ballet dancers Christine Rocas and Rory Hohenstein to create a music and dance video. The film is directed by Tim Whalen of Chicago's based Big Foot Media, with choreography by Quint and Nicolas Blanc.

"I have long been performing John Corigliano’s works and his brilliant Red Violin Caprices in particular," Quint said. "Ever since I made the world premiere recording of the Caprices some years ago, I have felt that these incredibly theatrical and dramatic pieces would make a fantastic ballet. My dream finally came true and I am extremely grateful to Mr. Tim Whalen and Chicago’s Big Foot Media for taking on this project and creating beautiful cinematography around it. I also want to express special thanks to Stradivari Society of Chicago for the loan of the magnificent 1708 “Ruby” Antonio Stradivari violin featured in the video."

This is not Quint's first project like this; in Feb. 2016 he created Valse Triste, a short film that premiered at 14 Film Festivals worldwide, winning the Best Music Video category at the Nevada International Film Festival. Valse Triste also featured Rocas.

You might also like:


This article has been archived and is no longer accepting comments.

Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Email is made possible by...

Shar Music
Shar Music

Pirastro Strings
Pirastro Strings

Corilon Violins
Corilon Violins

International Violin Competition of Indianapolis
International Violin Competition of Indianapolis

Virtual Sejong Music Competition
Virtual Sejong Music Competition

Dimitri Musafia, Master Maker of Violin and Viola Cases
Dimitri Musafia, Master Maker of Violin and Viola Cases Shopping Guide Shopping Guide

Metzler Violin Shop

Bein & Company

Bay Fine Strings Violin Shop

Leatherwood Bespoke Rosin

Annapolis Bows & Violins

Los Angeles Violin Shop

String Masters

Bobelock Cases

Things 4 Strings LLC



Sleepy Puppy Press

Jargar Strings

J.R. Judd Violins, LLC

Southwest Strings

Nazareth Gevorkian Violins

Laurie's Books

Discover the best of in these collections of editor Laurie Niles' exclusive interviews. Interviews Volume 1 Interviews Volume 1, with introduction by Hilary Hahn Interviews Volume 2 Interviews Volume 2, with introduction by Rachel Barton Pine