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VC INTERVIEW | Paolo Petrocelli on the Launch of the New Stauffer Center for Strings

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  The Violin Channel recently discussed the upcoming launch of the new Stauffer Center for Strings in Cremona with its director, Paolo Petrocelli.   The Stauffer Academia,...

VC Artist Bomsori Kim Signed as LG Ambassador 

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  For the first time this year, LG Electronic's premium brand, LG SIGNATURE, was the main sponsor of the Rheingau Music Festival, which successfully held...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Vladimir Spivakov Performs Bach Violin Concerto No. 1

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  Spivakov performs all three movements of Bach's Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor with the Moscow Virtuosi, which he founded in 1979. He...

Violinist and Conductor James M. Orent has Died, Aged 67

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  A frequent guest conductor of the Boston Pops, Ohrent was often referred to as the ensemble's unofficial assistant conductor. Pops conductor Keith Lockhart wrote that...

Canada’s Orchestre Métropolitain Conducting Academy Announces Participants 

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  Based in Montreal, Quebec, Orchestre Métropolitain (OM) and its artistic director and principal conductor, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, have introduced the conducting academy as part of...

Tretyakov Violin Competition Announces Second Round Candidates

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  Held every two years with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Krasnoyarsk region, the Viktor...

Composer Thomas Adès Writes New Violin Concerto for Anne-Sophie Mutter

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  Thomas Adès was awarded the eleventh edition of the "Roche Commissions," which since 2003, has biannually commissioned a new musical work from a celebrated contemporary...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Hilary Hahn Performs Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor

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  Held in Bucharest's Grand Palace Hall, the program also featured Enescu's Romanian Rhapsody in D Major and Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 in E minor. Currently...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Signed Copies of VC Artists Tessa Lark and Nikki Chooi's New CD "The Four Seasons"

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  The Violin Channel, in conjunction with the Buffalo Philharmonic, is this week giving away five personally autographed copies of VC Artists Tessa Lark and Nikki...

English Touring Opera Not Renewing Some Freelance Contracts Over Diversity Concerns

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  The announcement came in a letter sent to 13 players, aged 40 to 66, from the English Touring Opera’s (ETO) director James Conway. “English Touring...

VC LIVE | Washington Arts Ensemble's Inaugural Concert

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  We’re coming to you from the Arts Club of Washington in Washington D.C., for a performance by the Washington Arts Ensemble. The inaugural concert of...

Candidates Announced for Hannover’s All-New 2021 Joachim International Violin Competition

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  Open to international violinists born between October 10, 1989, and September 26, 2005, the 2021 first-round candidates include:   Yurina Arai (26, Japan) Clarissa Bevilaqua...

2021 Primrose International Viola Competition Announces Live Round Competitors

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  The Colburn School in Los Angeles announced the 24 competitors that will play in the live round of this year's Primrose International Viola Competition. Established in...

PAGANINI POV | Violinist Sean Lee — Paganini Solo Caprice No. 7

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  In this exclusive VC series, American violin virtuoso Sean Lee walks us through the twists and turns of the Paganini Solo Violin Caprices. This week’s...

Conductor Sergiu Celibidache's Life Featured in Upcoming Film

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  To be directed by Sergiu Celibidache’s son Serge Ioan Celebidachi, “The Yellow Tie” is based on a screenplay written by Celebidachi and James Olivier. The...

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