Monday, February 18, 2019

Missing Malcolm Arnold Symphony Score Found on eBay

The missing 7th Symphony score of English composer Sir Malcolm Arnold has been rediscovered by his family on eBay - more than 30 years after...

Maurice Ravel’s ‘Bolero’ Enters Free Public Domain

Almost 90 years after it was first performed, in Paris in 1928, the copyright to Maurice Ravel’s one-movement orchestral work ‘Bolero’ has today expired - with...

American Airlines Refuse Soloist Rachel Barton Pine’s Violin in Cabin

It has been announced today that American concert violinist, Rachel Barton Pine was refused entry on her April 27th American Airlines flight from Chicago...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 D’Addario Kaplan Amo & Vivo Viola String Packs [ENTER-TO-WIN]

To help celebrate the international release of the new D’Addario Kaplan Amo and Vivo viola strings, The Violin Channel is this week giving away...

BREAKING | VC ‘Artists’ Ray Chen and Noah Bendix-Balgley Form New String Ensemble

An exciting new chamber music string collective has been unveiled today, called ‘Made in Berlin’ - featuring violinists, VC ‘Artists’ Ray Chen and Noah...

BREAKING | Joint 1st Prize Awarded at Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition

23 year old Ji Yoon Lee, from South Korea and 25 year old Liya Petrova, from Bulgaria have just minutes ago been awarded joint-1st Prize...

SAD NEWS | American Violin Dealer Dan Schab Has Died in a House Fire

American stringed instrument dealer and cellist, Dan Schab has passed away from injuries sustained in house fire in Georgia, United States. It has been reported...

VERY SAD NEWS | American Film Score Composer Terry Plumeri Found Murdered

Prominent American film-score composer and double bassist Don "Terry" Plumeri has been found murdered - in his home in Dunnellon, Florida, USA. "This homicide was...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Signed VC ‘Young Artist’ Esther Yoo Debut CDs

To help celebrate the international release of VC ‘Young Artist’ Esther Yoo’s debut album, The Violin Channel is this week giving away 5 personally-autographed...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Leonid Kogan – Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1, 1976 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1976 never-before-released footage of Soviet legend Leonid Kogan performing Shostakovich’s 1st Violin Concerto - with conductor Evgeny Svetlanov and the State Academy Symphony...

New Study Finds Drumming Can Aid Anxiety and Depression

A new study, conducted by London’s Royal College of Music’s Centre for Performance Science has found that group drumming classes can have positive effects...

BREAKING NEWS | Stolen Joseph Curtin Viola Found Undamaged in Miami

The Joseph Curtin modern viola stolen in Miami, United States, on Friday evening has been found undamaged and returned to its owner. The instrument, case and...

Juilliard Announced as World’s Top University for Performing Arts

The QS World University Rankings has today announced The Juilliard School as the world’s top university for the performing arts – with a total aggregate score...

2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant Recipients Announced – Including VC ‘Artist’ Tessa Lark

The 2016 recipients of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Development Grants have today been announced – including VC ‘Artist’ Tessa Lark and VC ‘Paganini...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Rachel Barton Pine – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with American violinist, Rachel Barton Pine. We sat her down for a game of 'VC 20 Questions' - to...

VC ARTIST | Edgar Moreau, 21 – Tchaikovsky Comp & Young Concert Artists Major Prizes

21 year old French cello virtuoso, Edgar Moreau is quickly building an international reputation as one of the most captivating young concert soloists to emerge in recent...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Signed Pinchas Zukerman ‘Vaughan Williams/Elgar’ CDs

To help celebrate the international release of violinist Pinchas Zukerman’s new album ‘Vaughan Williams/Elgar’, The Violin Channel is this week giving away 5 personally-autographed...

VERY SAD NEWS | British composer Sir Peter Maxwell Davies has Died – Aged 81

Celebrated English composer Sir Peter Maxwell Davies has passed away from leukemia – aged 81. One of England’s foremost composers, he wrote more than 300 works...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Noe Inui – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Greek-Japanese violinist Noe Inui. We sat the violin virtuoso down for a game of ‘VC 20 Questions’ – to...

SAD NEWS | Early Music Conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt Has Passed Away – Aged 86

Celebrated Austrian conductor, Nikolaus Harnoncourt has died today – aged 86. He will be remembered as a leading pioneer in “period performance practice” of the Renaissance, Baroque and...

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VC ARTIST | Bomsori Kim – Wieniawski, Hannover & Tchaikovsky Competition Major Prizes

South Korean violin virtuoso Bomsori Kim has, in recent years, firmly established herself as one of the eminent young, rising stars of the international concert stage. An...

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