Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Violinist Filip Pogady’s Debut Album: ‘Tchaikovsky’ CD Winners Announced!

And the winners are in! The following 5 lucky VC members will each be receiving a fresh-off-the-press personally-autographed CD copy of Slovak violinist Filip Pogady’s debut...

Prizes Awarded at Spain’s Agustin Aponte International Strings Competition

24-year-old Portuguese cellist Goncalo Lélis has this week been awarded 1st prize at the 2019 Agustin Aponte International String Competition – in Tenerife, Spain. A graduate of...

VC YOUNG ARTIST | Diyang Mei, 24 – ARD International Viola Competition 1st Prize Winner

24-year-old Chinese violist Diyang Mei is firmly establishing himself as a rising young concert artist of outstanding potential. A student of Hariolf Schlichtig at the Munich University...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Christopher L. Stone – ‘Siddhartha Cello Concerto’ [2018]

Cellist Andrew Shulman performing American composer Christopher L. Stone's newly-premiered tone poem 'Siddhartha Cello Concerto' - with the composer conducting the Pro Arte Orchestra...

Russian Composer Sergei Prokofiev Died On This Day in 1953 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian composer, pianist and conductor Sergei Prokofiev died on this day in 1953 – aged 61. His signature works include 5 piano concertos, 9 piano...

Today is Japanese VC Young Artist Tatsuki Narita’s 27th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Japanese VC Young Artist Tatsuki Narita’s 27th birthday. A graduate of the Conservatoire Nationale Superieur de Paris, where he studied with Svetlin Roussev, Tatsuki...

SAD NEWS | Dutch Composer Hans Kox Has Died – Aged 88

Dutch composer and music pedagogue Hans Kox has passed away - aged 88. A piano and composition graduate of the Utrecht and Amsterdam Conservatories, Mr...

Violinist Daniel Hope to Step Down From Savannah Music Festival After 16 Seasons

It has been announced today that violinist Daniel Hope will step down as Associate Artistic Director of the Savannah Music Festival, in Savannah, United...

MANIC MONDAY | Maissi Juttu – Concerto for Vacuum Cleaner, Clothes Line & Feather Duster … [WHAT]

Multi-talented Finnish musician and internet personality Maissi Juttu performing the vacuum cleaner, clothes line, feather duster and more …   https://www.facebook.com/classicalmusicdaily/videos/342932829763739/?v=342932829763739

Today is TwoSet Violinist Brett Yang’s 27th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Australian funster, TwoSet Violinist's Brett Yang's 27th birthday! A graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, he is a former Concertmaster of the...

Violinist & Pedagogue Jascha Brodsky Died On This Day in 1997 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Legendary Russian-American violinist and pedagogue Jascha Brodsky died on this day in 1997 – aged 89. A student of Lucien Capet, Eugène Ysaÿe and Efrem...

Today is Australian Conductor Simone Young’s Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is celebrated Australian conductor Simone Young’s birthday! A graduate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, and former assistant to James Conlon and Daniel Barenboim,...

VC INSIDER | ‘What Must a Successful Orchestral Candidate Do To Ensure They Ace Their Probation Period?’

The Violin Channel recently caught up with a panel of esteemed orchestral members and conductors - to get the inside word on the do...

AUDITION | Tonhalle Orchester Zürich, Switzerland – ‘Tutti Viola’ Position [APPLY]

The Tonhalle Orchester Zürich, in Switzerland, is currently accepting applications for a Tutti Viola position. Applications to be received by April 24th, 2019. For Further Details, Visit: https://bit.ly/2GBSQyU...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Mihaela Martin & Deanna Aikman – James Aikman Violin Sonata No. 1 [1986]

Never-before-uploaded 1986 archival footage of violinist Mihaela Martin and pianist Deanna Aikman performing contemporary composer James Aikman's Violin Sonata No. 1. Recorded live on the...

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VC YOUNG ARTIST | Inmo Yang, 24 – Paganini International Violin Competition 1st Prize Winner

24-year-old Korean violin virtuoso Inmo Yang is quickly building an international reputation as one of the new generation's most outstanding young string virtuosi -...

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