New video: Playing Bach inside a live volcanomain
Ericf Silberger, a Tchaikovsky competition prizewinner and protégé of Lorin Maazel, always wanted to play his violin inside a volcano. Why? Because no-one had ever done it before and come out to tell the tale.
So he flew to Iceland and got national television to track him into the maw of a monster. ‘It’s a really natural acoustic,’ he says. Watch.