Monday, August 10, 2020

Russian Composer Alexander Glazunov Was Born On This Day in 1865 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian composer Alexander Glazunov was born on this day in 1865. Dying in 1936, Glazunov’s signature works include the ballets...

Russian Composer & Pianist Dmitri Shostakovich Died On This Day in 1975 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Soviet-Russian composer and piano virtuoso Dmitri Shostakovich died on this day in 1975 – aged 68. One of the prominent figures...

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VC INSTA TAKEOVER | Violinist Lara St John – Live From Quarantine in New York City [INSIDER]

VC recently caught up with violinist Lara St John for a behind-the-scenes Instagram takeover — direct from her Coronavirus quarantine in New York City.     View...

VC INSTA TAKEOVER | VC Artist Calidore Quartet – Live from Spain [INSIDER]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with the VC Artist Calidore String Quartet for a behind-the-scenes Instagram takeover – direct from Barcelona's L’Auditori and...

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VC INSIGHT | Violinist Charles Castleman – ‘What Are the Hardest Things to Teach?’ [BLOG]

In a VC-exclusive guest blog, respected American violinist and pedagogue, Mr Charles Castleman shares his thoughts on what he feels are the hardest things to teach a violin student.   ''There...

VC WEB BLOG | Violinist Svetlin Roussev – ‘Tips & Advice for Rock Solid Memorization’ [INSIGHT]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Bulgarian violinist Svetlin Roussev. In a VC-exclusive guest blog, the former major prize winner at the Indianapolis and Long-Thibaud International Violin Competitions talks...

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VC WEB BLOG | Cellist Nicholas Finch – ‘Blind Auditions: A Powerful Bias-Neutralizing Force’ [INSIGHT]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Louisville Symphony Orchestra Principal Cellist, Nicholas Finch. In a VC blog, Nicholas responds to music critic Anthony Tomassini's controversial New York Times article,...

VC WEB BLOG | Violinist Miranda Cuckson – ‘Collaboration with Artists of Different Genres’ [INSIGHT]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with New York-based violinist and violist Miranda Cuckson. In a VC-exclusive guest blog, Miranda talks us through her experience of collaborating with artists of...

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VC INTERVIEW | Mirò Quartet’s Joshua Gindele – ‘Complete Beethoven String Quartet’ Cycle

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Joshua Gindele - cellist with the American-based Mirò Quartet. The Mirò Quartet are currently performing the complete Beethoven String Quartet cycle live from...

VC INTERVIEW | Benjamin Roe – President & CEO of the Heifetz International Music Institute

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Benjamin Roe - President & CEO of the Heifetz International Music Institute. Tell us about the Heifetz Institute - its history, philosophy and...

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