Disabled Itzhak Perlman Abandoned by Airline Official at Canadian Airport

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Air Canada is investigating a formal complaint, filed by violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman that he was abandoned by a disability assistant and left to...

SAD NEWS | Danish Violinist Anker Buch has Passed Away - Aged 74

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Danish violinist Anker Buch has passed away – aged 74. A graduate of The Royal Danish Academy of Music and The Juilliard School, Maestro Buch had given more...

Minnesota Orchestra Fall Out : Major Post Lockout Management Shakeup

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Nine of the 77 members on the Minnesota Orchestral Association Board, including CEO Michael Henson have this week tendered their resignation – 2 months...

VC MASTERCLASS | Viktoria Mullova - 'Surrendering Yourself to the Nerves'

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with Russian-born violin virtuoso Viktoria Mullova - at her home in West London. Viktoria offered some excellent advice on the importance of...

Seattle Symphony to Launch Independent Record Label

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The Seattle Symphony has announced they are set to commence releasing recordings on their own record label. Seattle Symphony Media will include both live and studio recordings –...

'Macdonald' Stradivarius Viola on the Market at Offers Over $45 Million

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It has been announced that the 1719 'Macdonald' Stradivarius viola, believed to be the finest string instrument ever made, has gone on the market...

Hilary Hahn Awarded Coveted $34,000 Dresden Festival Bursary

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American violinist Hilary Hahn has been announced as the recipient of the €25,000 (US $34,000) 2014 Dresden Music Festival Prize. The 32 year old virtuoso...

VC MASTERCLASS | VC 'Young Artist' Stefan Jackiw – 'Why Practicing Slowly Is Never Just Enough'

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with American violin virtuoso, VC 'Young Artist' Stefan Jackiw at his home in New York City - where...

American Pianist Jeremy Denk Awarded $75,000 2014 Avery Fisher Prize Bursary

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American pianist Jeremy Denk has been announced as the 2014 recipient of the coveted $75,000 Avery Fisher Prize. Administered by New York's Lincoln Center, recipients are...

London's Royal College Launches String Quartet Post Graduate Diploma

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London's Royal College of Music has announced the launch of a new 1 year post graduate programme for advanced string quartets. The Artist Diploma in...

VC INTERVIEW | VC 'Artist' Noah Bendix-Balgley - 'New Berlin Phil Concertmaster'

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29 year old VC 'Young Artist' Noah Bendix-Balgley, from the United States was recently announced as the newly appointed 1st Concertmaster of the Berlin...

6 Violinists Named in Australian 'Young Performer of the Year' Final – Including VC 'Rising Star' Grace Clifford

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The 12 finalists for the 2014 Australian 'Young Performer of the Year' Awards have been announced – including 6 violinists - and 15 year...

Yuri Bashmet Stripped of Lviv Academy Professorship over Political Row

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It has been announced that violist and conductor Yuri Bashmet will be stripped of his honorary professorship from the Lviv National Music Academy, in...

MEET THE PROS | 1 Year On – The Best of Ray Chen, The Comedian [VIDEO]

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Today marks the 1 year anniversary of the birth of the synonymous Ray Chen social media comedy video. On this day in 2014, the 25...

Germany Cellist Valentino Worlitzsch Awarded 1st Prize at Pacem in Terris International

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24 year old German cellist Valentino Worlitzsch has been awarded 1st prize at the Pacem in Terris International Music Competition, in Bayreuth, Germany. 2nd prize...

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