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VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Signed VC Artist Kerson Leong's "Ysaÿe Solo Sonatas" CDs

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The Violin Channel, in conjunction with our good friends at Alpha Classics, is this week giving away five autographed copies of VC Artist Kerson Leong's newly-released...

London's Royal Opera House to Thank Health Workers With Performances

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The Royal Opera House will present a series of performances, partnerships, and events as a means to say thank you to the staff of...

France to Open Concert Halls Beginning May 19

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With concerts beginning again on May 19, concert attendance will be limited to 800 people, and outdoor concert attendance will remain at 1000 people. Museums,...

ON THIS DAY | Debussy's Violin Sonata in G Minor Premiered in 1917

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Claude Debussy's Violin Sonata in G Minor premiered on this day in 1917. The first performance was given by violinist Gaston Poulet - with Debussy...

ON THIS DAY | Dutch Violinist Theo Olof Was Born in 1924

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German-born Dutch violinist Theo Olof was born on this day in 1924. He passed away in October 2012 – aged 88.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_DAOYG-M8k&showinfo=0&autohide=1 THEO OLOF & DANIEL WAYENBERG |...

2021 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition Opening Round Candidates Announced

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The 2021 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition announced its opening-round candidates: Senior String Division Unheard-of//Ensemble (Brooklyn, New York, United States) Heathcliff Trio (Copenhagen, Denmark) Joyce...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Augustin Hadelich Performs Sibelius Violin Concerto

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    https://youtu.be/_oi6kxnTrKc?t=26 VC ARTIST AUGUSTIN HADELICH | SIBELIUS VIOLIN CONCERTO IN D MINOR | RUTH REINHARDT & BASQUE NATIONAL ORCHESTRA | 2021

VC INTERVIEW | Renaud Capuçon — Artistic Director of the International Menuhin Music Academy

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The Violin Channel recently sat down with Renaud to get some insight into the Menuhin Academy in Rolle, Switzerland. Applications are open for this Summer's...

Applications Open for Switzerland's International Menuhin Music Academy Summer Masterclasses [APPLY]

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Applications are now open for the 2021 International Menuhin Music Academy — set to be held in Gstaad, Switzerland from the 15th to 22nd of...

Interlochen Center for the Arts Appoints Director of Music

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A graduate of Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music, Manhattan School of Music, City University London, and Harvard University, Enrique Márquez previously served as...

Chamber Music Society Returns to Lincoln Center

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The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) will return to performing live concerts at New York's Alice Tully Hall later this year. Over 94...

Chicago Symphony Orchestra To Resume In-Person Concerts

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Programmed by Music Director Riccardo Muti, the concerts will take place from May 27-June 13 — featuring music for brass, percussion, string ensembles, and...

The Kanneh-Masons Awarded Global Awards 2021 Best Classical Artist

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The Kanneh-Masons include cellist Sheku, pianist Isata, violinist Braimah, pianist/violinist Konya, cellist/pianist Jeneba, violinist/pianist Aminata, and cellist/pianist Mariatu. The Global Awards comprises a group of...

Balourdet String Quartet Wins Chamber Music Yellow Springs Competition

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Currently in residence at New England Conservatory's Professional String Quartet Program, the Balourdet String Quartet are top prize winners at the Fischoff National Chamber...

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