Chinese-born Ying Fu announced as new Philly Associate Concertmaster

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The Philadelphia Orchestra has today announced Chinese-born Ying Fu as their new Associate Concertmaster He joins the orchestra after 2 seasons as a rank and...

VC Young Artist Fedor Roudine Scoops 1st Prize at Lipizer International

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21 year old former VC 'Young Artist of the Week' Fedor Roudine, from Russia, has been awarded 1st Prize at the 2013 Rodolfo Lipizer...

Italian Lipizer International Violin Competition Finalists Annnounced

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The following 6 finalists have just minutes ago been announced at the 2013 Rodolfo Lipizer International Violin Competition, in Gorizia, Italy Amalia Hall (New Zealand),...

20 Year Old Romanian Rising Star triumphs at Brahms International

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20 year old Romanian violinist Ioana Cristina Goicea has been awarded 1st Prize at the 2013 Brahms International Violin Competition, in Poertschach, Austria A student...

Italian Lipizer Competition Semi-Finalists Announced

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The following 15 competitors have today progressed through to the Semi-Final stage of the 2013 Rodolfo Lipizer International Violin Competition, in Gorizia, Italy Seayoung Kim...

Prodigious Japanese Teen Sweeps Major Prize at Kloster Schontal

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13 year old Rennosuke Fukuda, from Japan, has been awarded 1st Prize in the Junior Division, and the prestigious Reinhold Wurth Scholarship for the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Zubin Mehta ‘Peace for Kashmir’ Concert - Srinagar, Kashmir

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Maestro Zubin Mehta's 'Peace for Kashmir' Concert, with the Bavarian State Orchestra - recorded live on the 7th September from Srinagar, Kashmir This historic event is...

Curtis Institute Dover String Quartet Triumphs at Banff

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The Dover Quartet has been announced as the 1st prize winner at the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition, in Canada The American-based ensemble, formed at the Curtis...

FREE LIVE WEBSTREAM | Anne-Sophie Mutter & Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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Don’t miss your opportunity to see violin virtuoso Anne-Sophie Mutter performing with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, direct from the Berlin Philharmonie - today, live...

Tibor Varga Sion Valais Competition Prize Winners Announced

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20 year old Japanese violinist Sunao Goko has been awarded 1st prize at the 2013 Tibor Varga Sion Valais International Violin Competition, in Switzerland 2nd...

SAD NEWS | Portland Quartet violinist Stephen Zoltan Kecskemethy Has Died - Aged 68

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American violinist Stephen Zoltan Kecskemethy has passed away, after a 2 year battle with pancreatic cancer – aged 68 He served as 1st Violinist with...

Vanbrugh Quartet Violinist Takes Solo Stand Against Putin's Anti-Gay Laws

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RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet violinist Keith Pascoe has announced his withdrawal from the ensemble's upcoming concert in Moscow as a personal and political stand against...

Qantas Airlines Serves Australian Cellist Crushing Blow

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A professional cellist, travelling domestically in Australia on Qantas Airlines, has had his $8000 instrument crushed into multiple pieces Peter Hollo, 39, who performs with...

New Study Shows Classical Music Judged With Eyes, Not Ears

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New research conducted by PhD Harvard graduate Chia-Jung Tsay, for the University College London,  has shown nearly all participants, including highly trained musicians, were better able...

Concert Hall Bootleggers – Saints or Sinners?

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Violin virtuoso James Ehnes has today opened a raging debate surrounding the pros and cons of illegal smartphone recording in concert halls The Canadian-born international soloist,...

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