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12-Year-Old VC Rising Star Christian Li Signed to the Decca Classics Label

It has been announced today that 12-year-old Australian-Chinese violinist, VC Rising Star Christian Li has signed to Decca Classics - making him the youngest...

VC WEB BLOG | Cellist Steven Isserlis – ‘The Role of Music in Times of Crisis’ [BLOG]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with acclaimed British cellist, Steven Isserlis. In a VC-exclusive blog, Steven discusses his thoughts on the role of music in...

VC RISING STAR | Christian Li, 12 – Junior Menuhin Competition 1st Prize

12-year-old violinist Christian Li from Australia is quickly building an international reputation as an emerging young virtuoso of outstanding potential. A student of Robin Wilson at...

New Streamed ‘Solidarity for Freelance Musicians’ Concert Series Launched

It has been announced today that the German-based Kuss Quartet will perform a special upcoming ‘Solidarity with Freelance Musicians’ benefit concert - to be...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Signed Quatuor Ébène ‘Beethoven Around The World: Vienna’ CDs [ENTER]

To help celebrate the international release of Quatuor Ébène's new album: ‘Beethoven Around The World: Vienna', The Violin Channel is this week giving away...

VC ARTIST | Richard Lin – 2018 Indianapolis International Violin Competition 1st Prize Winner

28-year-old Taiwanese-American VC Artist Richard Lin is building an international reputation as one of the new generation's most promising and gifted young concert soloists. A...

Los Angeles’ Piatigorsky Cello Festival Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Uncertainty

The University of Southern California has today announced the cancellation of the 2020 Piatigorsky International Cello Festival - scheduled to take place from the 13th...

ASK THE PROS | Violinist Andrew Wan – ‘What do Outstanding Concertmasters Consistently Do?’ [BLOG]

VC member Sarah Wilson from Australia was keen to know: 'What do outstanding concertmasters consistently do?' We threw the question over to long-serving Orchestre Symphonique...

Acclaimed Australian Composer Brett Dean Hospitalized With Coronavirus

It has been announced today that acclaimed Australian composer, violist and conductor Brett Dean has withdrawn from his upcoming performance with the Adelaide Symphony...

VC LIVE | Cellist Jonathan Swensen – New York Recital Debut [LIVESTREAM]

Watch 22-year-old Danish-American cellist Jonathan Swensen's New York City Recital Debut – direct from Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Music Center, in New...

VC VOX POP | “What Piece of Repertoire Do You Still Want to Learn?” [Q&A]

"What piece of repertoire do you still want to learn?” The Violin Channel recently caught up with 30+ of the world’s top string players to find...

Applications Open for Germany’s 2020 ARD String Quartet Competition [APPLY]

Applications are now open for the 2020 ARD International Music Competition – to be held in Munich, Germany from the 2nd to the 20th...

STRINGTELLIGENCE BY THOMASTIK-INFELD | ‘Taming Your Common Violin E-String Issues’ [NEW SERIES]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Thomastik-Infeld string manufacturer’s Director of Engineering and Technology, Mr Franz Klanner. In part 3 of the new blog series, Franz this...

VC LIVE | Pianist Nathan Lee – New York City Recital [LIVESTREAM]

Watch pianist Nathan Lee – direct from the Morgan Library & Museum, in New York City.   PIANIST NATHAN LEE PRESENTED BY YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS LIVE FROM THE...

VC YOUNG ARTIST | Stella Chen – Queen Elisabeth Violin Competition 1st Prize Winner

27-year-old violinist Stella Chen is building an international reputation as an emerging young concert artist of outstanding potential. A graduate of Harvard University and the New England Conservatory,...

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VC ARTIST | Ulysses Quartet – Schoenfeld, Fischoff & Vietnam Competition 1st Prizes

The New York-based Ulysses String Quartet has in recent seasons firmly established themselves as one of the most promising young chamber music ensembles to emerge internationally. Comprising...

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