Wednesday, August 10, 2022

VC YOUNG ARTIST | Viano String Quartet — Banff Quartet Competition 1st Prize Winners

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Comprising violinists Hao Zhou and Lucy Wang, violist Aiden Kane and cellist Tate Zawadiuk, the Viano Quartet are former major prize winners at the Osaka, Wigmore Hall,...

OUT NOW | Violinist Hilary Hahn's New CD: "Paris"

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Deutsche Grammophon announced the release of violinist Hilary Hahn's new album entitled "Paris." Recorded with conductor Mikko Franck and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France,...

MEET THE PROS | VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with 19-year-old American cello virtuoso, VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung - in New York City. We sat the Enescu, Schoenfeld...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist Noah Bendix-Balgley – Queen Elisabeth Comp Final [2009]

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Archival footage of the then 24 year old VC Artist Noah Bendix-Balgley - in the Final of the 2009 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition. VC recently...

Polish Violin Virtuoso Wanda Wilkomirska Born on This Day! [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is Polish-Australian violin virtuoso Wanda Wilkomirska's 87th birthday. A protege of Ede Zathureczki, Tadeusz Wroński and Henryk Szeryng, she shared 2nd prize at the 1952...

The Sphinx Virtuosi Chamber Ensemble Goes on Tour

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  The Sphinx Virtuosi is a professional chamber orchestra of 18 young Black and Latinx classical musicians who are also alumni of the internationally renowned...

VC LIVE | Kaufman Music Center Presents “Fast Forward: Henry Schneider” Concert

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We’re coming to you from Kaufman Music Center’s Merkin Hall, for the “Fast Forward: Henry Schneider” Concert with performances by students of the Kaufman...

OUT NOW | Dudok Quartet Amsterdam's New CD: 'Haydn Op. 20 1, 4, 6' [LISTEN]

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Resonus Classics has announced the release of the Dutch-based Dudok Quartet Amsterdam's new album: 'Haydn Opus 20. 1, 4, 6'. The disc features Haydn's String...

OUT NOW | Kronos Quartet Releases World Premiere "Mỹ Lai"

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  Entitled Mỹ Lai, the opera's libretto was created by Harriet Scott Chessman. The recording will feature the Kronos Quartet, vocalist Rinde Eckert, and multi-instrumentalist...

In Memoriam – Remembering the Remarkable Music Makers We Lost in 2013

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As the year draws to a close, we’d like to take the time to remember those remarkable musicians whom we lost from our community...

Vanessa-Mae Physically and Mentally Abused by Controlling 'Tiger Mom'

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Singaporean-born British violinist and alpine skier Vanessa-Mae has revealed in a tell-all interview with Britain's Daily Mail that her mother, Pamela Tan Nichoson often used serious...

BREAKING | Itzhak Perlman to Perform on New Broadway ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Cast Recording

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It has been announced today that violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman is set to be featured on the upcoming new album recording of the smash-hit musical...

Romanian Conductor Sergiu Celibidache Died On This Day in 1996 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Romanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache died on this day in 1996 - aged 82. Maestro Celibidache is remembered as one of the pre-eminent conductors of the...

ASK THE PROS | Violist Atar Arad - "How Important is it for a Performer to be Versatile In Many Styles?" [ADVICE]

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The Violin Channel member Christian Li from the United States was keen to know: "How important is it that a performer today be versatile...

Applications Open for The Royal Conservatory's Glenn Gould School

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  Applications are now open for The Royal Conservatory Glenn Gould School Bachelor of Music and Artist Diploma programs. Open to international pianists, vocalists, and orchestral...

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