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Applications Open for 2020 Geneva International Cello Competition [APPLY]

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Applications are now open for the 2020 Geneva International Cello Competition – to be held in Geneva from the 23rd of October to the...

German 'Echo Klassik' Recording Industry Accolades Awarded

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The 58 prize recipients at the 2015 Echo Klassik European recording industry awards have today been announced – including violinists Vilde Frang, Tianwa Yang, Nemanja Radulovic,...

Violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins Appointed Cincinnati Symphony’s 'Classical Roots' Artist-in-Residence

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It has been announced this week that American violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins has been appointed as the Cincinnati Symphony's inaugural Classical Roots program Artist-in-Residence - effective from September...

VC LIVE | Andrea Postacchini International Violin Competition Presents: Sergej Krylov

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We’re coming to you from Fermo, Italy, for a special concert with violinist Sergej Krylov. The Violin Channel is committed to reminding people that live...

VC WEB BLOG | Double Bassist Eugene Levinson - "The School of Agility" Technique [BLOG]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with The Juilliard School double bass pedagogue and technique book author, Professor Eugene Levinson. In a VC-exclusive blog, Eugene discusses the inspiration...

VC WEB BLOG | VC ‘Artist’ Ray Chen – 'How I Cope with Negative Criticism'

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VC recently caught up with Australian VC ‘Artist’ Ray Chen, in New York City - where we discussed methods for coping with the emotional impacts...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Albert Spalding - Brahms Violin Concerto [1952 ARCHIVAL]

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1952 never-before-uploaded archival audio recording of legendary American violinist Albert Spalding performing Brahms Violin Concerto - with conductor Wilhelm Loibner and the Tonkunstler Orchestra.   https://youtu.be/EYv1yLF4BAs ALBERT...

Conductor Fabio Luisi To Step Down as Music Director of the Zurich Opera House

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It has been announced today that Italian conductor Fabio Luisi will step down as Music Director of the Zurich Opera House - effective from the conclusion of...

Today is American Cellist David Finckel’s 68th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is American cellist David Finckel’s 68th birthday. He served as a long-time member of the famed Emerson String Quartet from 1979 to 2013 - and currently...

AUDITION | Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra – ‘Tutti Viola’ Position [APPLY]

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The Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra is currently accepting applications for a ‘Tutti Viola’ position. Applications to be received by 5th of June, 2018. For further details,...

MANIC MONDAY | Pauline Lee ... The 10-Year-Old Hula-Hooping Violinist [WOOT]

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Meet Pauline Lee ... the 10-year-old hula-hooping violinist ... Recorded live at the 2018 Heifetz International Music Institute, in Staunton, Virginia, USA.  

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Vilde Frang - Schwetzingen Castle Recital, Mozart, Faure, Brahms & Prokofiev, May 2013

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Norwegian violin virtuoso, VC 'Young Artist' Vilde Frang with pianist Michail Lifits in recital performing Mozart's Violin Sonata in F Major KV377, Faure's Violin Sonata...

Today is British Cellist Julian Lloyd Webber's 68th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is British cellist Julian Lloyd Webber's 68th birthday! A student of Pierre Fournier, he has premiered a number of important works including Cello Concertos...

Prizes Announced at Australian ‘Young Performer of the Year’ Awards

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24 year old clarinetist Lloyd Van’t Hoff has been announced as the 2015 ABC Symphony Australia ‘Young Performer of the Year’. Regarded as Australia’s most...

Joint 2nd Prize Announced at Mirecourt International Violin Competition

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16 year old Nathan Mierdl, from France/Germany and 22 year old Jian Ren, from China have been announced as joint 2nd-prize winners at the 2014 Mirecourt...

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VC YOUNG ARTIST | Kerson Leong, 23 – Menuhin Competition 1st Prize Winner

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An Associated Artist at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Belgium, where he was mentored by Augustin Dumay, Kerson is a former Junior 1st...

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