Friday, September 20, 2019

Tchaikovsky’s ‘Valse-Scherzo’ Premiered On This Day in 1878 [ON THIS DAY]

Tchaikovsky's violin showpiece, Valse-Scherzo Op. 34 premiered on this day in 1878 – 140 years ago. The first performance was given by...

Canadian Violin Virtuoso Kathleen Parlow Was Born On This Day in 1890 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Canadian violin virtuoso Kathleen Parlow was born on this day in 1890. Ms Parlow is remembered as one of the...

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VC INSTA TAKEOVER | 2019 Grand Teton Music Festival [INSIDER]

VC recently went behind-the-scenes at the 2019 Grand Teton Music Festival for an Instagram takeover — direct from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, United States.     View this...

VC INSTA TAKEOVER | USA National Youth Orchestra – Live from Carnegie Hall [INSIDER]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Carnegie Hall’s USA National Youth Orchestra 2 for a behind-the-scenes Instagram takeover – direct from Miami and...

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VC YOUNG ARTIST | Anna Lee – Sion-Valais, Menuhin and Indianapolis Comp Prizes

24-year-old Korean-American violinist Anna Lee is establishing an international reputation a rising young virtuoso of outstanding potential. A graduate of the Kronberg Academy and Juilliard...

VC ARTIST | Josef Spacek – Michael Hill, Queen Elisabeth & Carl Nielsen Competition Prizes

Czech violin virtuoso Josef Spacek has firmly established an international reputation as one of the new generation's top tier concert soloists. A graduate of the Curtis...

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VC INSIGHT | Baroque Violinist Amandine Beyer – ‘Pros Cons of Gut Violin Strings’ [BLOG]

In a VC-exclusive guest blog, celebrated French baroque violinist Amandine Beyer shares her thoughts on the pros and cons of performing on gut violin strings.   "The Violin Channel gave me...

VC INSIGHT | Violinist Esther Hoppe – ‘Student Dos and Dont’s for a First Lesson’ [BLOG]

In a VC-exclusive guest blog, Mozarteum University Salzburg Violin Professor Esther Hoppe shares her thoughts on what should be a student's 'dos and don't's for their first lesson with...

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VC INSIGHT | Baroque Violinist Amandine Beyer – ‘Pros Cons of Gut Violin Strings’ [BLOG]

In a VC-exclusive guest blog, celebrated French baroque violinist Amandine Beyer shares her thoughts on the pros and cons of performing on gut violin strings.   "The Violin Channel gave me...

VC BLOG | Danish Quartet – ‘Our Favorite Non-Traditional Venues to Perform In’ [BLOG]

In a VC-exclusive guest blog, Danish String Quartet cellist Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin shares his thoughts on the ensemble's favourite non-traditional venues to perform in ...   "In general, I find that...

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VC INTERVIEW | Simon Wiener – 2019 Brahms Violin Competition 1st Prize Winner

The Violin Channel recently caught up 2019 Johannes Brahms International Violin Brahms Competition 1st prize winner, 25-year-old Simon Wiener from Switzerland. A student of Ilya Gringolts at the Zurich University of the...
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VC INTERVIEW | Viano Quartet – Banff String Quartet Competition Joint-1st Prize Winners

The Violin Channel recently caught up with the 2019 Banff International String Quartet Competition joint-1st prize winning ensemble, the Colburn School-based Viano String Quartet. Comprising violinists Hao Zhou and Lucy Wang, violist Aiden Kane and cellist Tate Zawadiuk,...

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