ON THIS DAY | Violinist Joseph Szigeti Died in 1973

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Hungarian violinist Joseph Szigeti died on this day in 1973, aged 80. A protégée of Jeno Hubay, he is remembered as one of the eminent violinists...

ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, Violinist Gil Shaham!

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Today is Israeli-American violin soloist Gil Shaham’s 50th birthday. Gil currently performs on the 1699 Comtesse de Polignac Stradivarius.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uvvDk5mfhs GIL SHAHAM | TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO IN D...

ON THIS DAY | Glazunov Violin Concerto Premiered in 1905

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Alexander Glazunov Violin Concerto in A Minor Op. 82 premiered on this day in 1905. The 20-minute, continuous work is a much loved standard in...

OUT NOW | Cellist Matt Haimovitz' New CD: "Mon ami, mon amour"

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Pentatone Records announced the release of Israeli cellist Matt Haimovitz' new album: "Mon ami, mon amour." The disc includes Poulenc's Cello Sonata Op. 143, Fauré's...

New Management Agency Launched for Young Artists

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Retired doctor of the Opéra de Montréal and Orchestre Metropolitain, Peter Forbes, launched Forbes International Artist Management. The roster of up-and-coming artists include Tomás Azcárate,...

Conductor and Pianist Steuart Bedford has Died, Aged 81

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A graduate of Oxford University and the Royal Academy of Music, he made his conducting debut with the Oxford Chamber Orchestra. Bedford was on the...

The 2021 Mahler Festival is Canceled

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Amsterdam's Concertgebouw canceled the festival due to restrictions imposed on concert halls and traveling as a result of the pandemic. The London Symphony Orchestra conducted...

Trondheim Symphony Orchestra Appoints Principal Guest Conductor

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The Trondheim Symphony Orchestra announced James Gaffigan's new role as Principal Guest Conductor, which will last for two seasons. Gaffigan’s first appearances in Norway will...

ON THIS DAY | Composer & Violinist Henri Vieuxtemps Was Born in 1820

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Belgian composer and violinist Henri Vieuxtemps was born on this day in 1820. His major contributions to the string repertoire include 7 violin concertos, 2...

VC LIVE | Wigmore Hall Presents The Sixteen

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We’re coming to you from Wigmore Hall, in London, for a concert with The Sixteen. The UK-based ensemble is made up of a choir and...

VC LIVE | University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory : "Joining Hands”

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The Ariel Quartet collaborates with master's students Cristian Diaz and Denielle Wilson in this special concert performance. Made up of violinists Alexandra Kazovsky and Gershon...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Yehudi Menuhin Performs Brahms' Violin Concerto

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gtZ1CGTBq0&t=1474s YEHUDI MENUHIN | BRAHMS VIOLIN CONCERTO | ISTVAN KERTESZ & THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | ARCHIVAL VIDEO

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Maxim Vengerov Performs Ernst’s Variations on “The Last Rose of Summer”

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  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIpcWn9wy0c MAXIM VENGEROV | ERNST | VARIATIONS ON "THE LAST ROSE OF SUMMER | 1997

VC LIVE | Chesapeake Music Presents: "Rising Stars"

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We’re coming to you from Easton, Maryland this evening for Chesapeake Music's “Rising Stars” concert. The program features works by Brahms, Florence Price, Gershwin, and...

Ensemble Jupiter Signs With New Management

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Dunford and Ensemble Jupiter will continue to be represented overseas by Paris' L'Angence. Arts Management Group represents other groups such as the Artemis Quartet, the...

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VC ARTIST | Cellist Edgar Moreau, 26 — "Clearly a Talent to Watch"

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A graduate of the Paris Conservatoire and the Kronberg Academy, where he studied with Philippe Muller and Frans Helmerson, Edgar is a former major...

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