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Atlanta Opera Costume Shop To Produce COVID-19 Medical Supplies

The Atlanta Opera costume and wardrobe department has this week announced they will turn their efforts to producing medical masks for hospitals in need...

RBP ON JSB | Rachel Barton Pine – ‘Presto’ from Bach’s G Minor Solo Sonata [SERIES]

In a VC exclusive video series, American violinist Rachel Barton Pine talks us through the intricacies of the ‘Presto’ from Bach’s Solo Violin Sonata No. 1...

New York’s Carnegie Hall Closed for the Rest of the 2019-2020 Season

Carnegie Hall, in New York City has this week announced the cancellation of the rest of its 2019-2020 season - due to the ongoing...

VC ARTIST | Suyeon Kang – Michael Hill International Competition 1st Prize Winner

Korean-Australian violinist, VC Artist Suyeon Kang is building an international reputation as one of the new generation’s most multifaceted and unique young concert artists. A graduate of...

VC LIVE | Violin Channel Living Room Livestream Concerts [COVID-19]

We’re coming to you live from living rooms all around the globe. The Violin Channel is committed to reminding people that live art will still...

SAD NEWS | Met Opera Violist Vincent Lionti Has Died From Coronavirus [RIP]

It has been announced today that long-time Metropolitan Opera Orchestra violist Vincent Lionti has passed away, in New York, due to complications of the...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Pirastro Perpetual Edition Cello String Sets [ENTER TO WIN]

The Violin Channel in conjunction with our good friends at Pirastro are this week giving away 5 fresh-off-the-press sets of Pirastro Perpetual Edition Cello...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Yo-Yo Ma & Youth Music Culture Guangdong – Bach’s ‘Air’ [2020]

Cellist and Artistic Director Yo-Yo Ma and 30 Youth Music Culture Guangdong festival alumni, fellows and faculty members performing Bach's 'Air from Orchestral Suite...

New Music Emergency COVID-19 Solidarity Fund Increased to $270,000

It has been announced this week that the New Music Solidarity Fund, an initiative aimed to grant emergency funding to American freelance musicians whose...

Kronberg Academy Has Announced Cancellation of 2020 Chamber Music Festival

The Kronberg Academy, in Kronberg, Germany, has this week announced the cancellation of its 2020 'Chamber Music Connects the World' festival – due to the...

Russian-Born Composer Igor Stravinsky Died on This Day in 1971 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian-born American composer, pianist and conductor Igor Stravinsky died on this day in 1971 - aged 88. He is widely acknowledged as one of the...

Pianist, Composer & Conductor André Previn Was Born On This Day in 1929 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Celebrated German-American pianist, composer, arranger and conductor Sir André Previn was born on this day in 1929. Throughout his eclectic seven decade career, he served...

Russian-Born Violinist Mischa Elman Died On This Day in 1967 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Legendary Russian-born American violinist Mischa Elman died on this day in 1967 – aged 76. Mr Elman is remembered as one of the finest violinists...

Conductor Herbert von Karajan Was Born On This Day in 1908 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Austrian conductor Herbert von Karajan was born on this day in 1908. Dying in 1989, Maestro von Karajan is remembered as one of the most...

Saint-Saëns’ ‘Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso’ Premiered On This Day in 1863 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Camille Saint-Saëns' celebrated violin showpiece Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso premiered on this day in 1863. The first performance was given by the then 19-year-old Spanish...

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Korean-Australian violinist, VC Artist Suyeon Kang is building an international reputation as one of the new generation’s most multifaceted and unique young concert artists. A graduate of...

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