Thursday, September 24, 2020

Belgium’s Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie Appoints New Music Director

The 45-year-old will hold the position from September, 2020 to December, 2024.  Founded in 1958 by the Belgian violinist Lola Bobesco, the Orchestre Royal de...

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Appoints Four New Violinists

This month, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, in Atlanta, Georgia, appointed 4 new violinists to its ensemble. A graduate of The Juilliard School, Kevin Chen is...

ON THIS DAY | Italian Luthier Giovanni Battista Guadagnini Died in 1786

Guadagnini is widely regarded as one of the finest string instrument craftsmen of all time, with his prized instruments once owned by some of...

ON THIS DAY | French Violinist Zino Francescatti Died in 1991

Maestro Francescatti is remembered as one of the finest violin virtuosi of the 20th Century. For much of his career he performed on the 1727...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Roberts Balanas – Stevie Wonder’s “Sir Duke” [2020]

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ON THIS DAY | American-Born Greek Soprano Maria Callas Died in 1977

She is remembered as one of the most renowned and influential opera singers of the 20th Century – praised for her bel canto technique,...

London Symphony to Partner with Rapid COVID-19 Test

In addition to testing for COVID-19, it has the capability to test for FluA, FluB, and respiratory syncytial virus. “Music’s ability to connect and inspire...

New York’s 2020 Contemporary Violin Makers Exhibition Postponed

The 2020 Contemporary Violin Makers Exhibition, typically held in New York City, is postponed due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Hosted annually since 2011 by...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Renaud Capuçon – Beethoven’s “Kreutzer” Sonata for Violin & Strings [2020]

Recorded on July 9th, 2020, while following COVID-19 guidelines.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pW9-Yyi0yNk RENAUD CAPUCON | BEETHOVEN "KREUTZER" SONATA FOR VIOLIN & STRING ORCHESTRA (ARR. RICHARD TOGNETTI) | ORCHESTRE...

VC LIVE | Lincoln Center & Buglisi Dance Theatre’s “Table of Silence Project 9/11”

We’re coming to you direct from New York City with the Buglisi Dance Theatre and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The Violin Channel is...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Larysa Kuzmenko — “Fantasy on a Theme by Beethoven” [WORLD PREMIERE]

"The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra commissioned me to write a work, featuring the oboe, inspired by Beethoven's Symphony No.1. This work was to celebrate Beethoven's...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | “Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Celebrates 50 Years” [2020]

This week, New York City’s Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center released its new documentary, “Transcending: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Celebrates...

VC LIVE | Wigmore Hall Presents: Cellist Alban Gerhardt

We’re coming to you from Wigmore Hall, in London, for a special recital performance with cellist Alban Gerhardt and pianist Markus Becker. The Violin Channel...

RBP ON JSB | Rachel Barton Pine – ‘Allegro Assai’ from Bach’s C Major Solo Violin Sonata [SERIES]

“I’ll be discussing each of the movements of Bach’s Six Solo Sonatas and Partitas – talking about interpretive issues, practicing tips, structures, ornaments, rhythm,...

VC LIVE | Taiwan Philharmonic Presents: Masterclass With VC Artist Ray Chen

Presented by the NSO國家交響樂團 and the TSMC Foundation, Ray will work with up-and-coming Taiwanese music students Yun Lee, Huei-Ciao Yang, Pei-Cheng Chu and Wei-Lin...

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VC ARTIST | Brannon Cho, 25 – Paulo International Cello Competition 1st Prize

Brannon is a graduate of Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music and the New England Conservatory, where he studied with Hans Jørgen Jensen and...

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