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Italian Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti Born On This Day in 1935 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti was born on this day in 1935 – 82 years ago. Maestro Pavarotti is remembered as one of the finest tenors of...

English Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams Born On This Day in 1872 [ON-THIS-DAY]

English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams was born on this day in 1872. He is remembered as one of Britain's most influential composers of all time – with...

VC WEB BLOG | Baroque Violinist, Bjarte Eike – “The Alehouse Sessions” [BLOG]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Norwegian Baroque violinist Bjarte Eike - whilst currently on tour across the United States. In a VC-exclusive blog, Bjarte...

Austrian Composer Anton Bruckner Died On This Day in 1896 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Austrian composer Anton Bruckner died on this day in 1896. Bruckner's signature works include 9 symphonies, a string quartet, a string quintet - and a...

Today is American Violinist Rachel Barton Pine’s Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is American violinist Rachel Barton Pine’s birthday. Rachel is a former prize winner at the Bach, Szigeti, Kreisler, Montreal, Paganini and Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competitions. Her...

VC WEB BLOG | Double Bassist James VanDemark – “Adapting Your Teaching to Your Student’s Size” [BLOG]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with renowned Eastman School of Music double bass Professor, Mr James VanDemark. In a VC-exclusive blog, James talks us through the...

ASK THE PROS | Violist James Dunham – “What Does Chamber Music Really Do For a Student’s Playing?” [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel member Sabrina Young from the United States was keen to know: "How important really is chamber music? What does it really do...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Ivry Gitlis – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Israeli-born violinist, Ivry Gitlis – at the 2017 Cremona Mondomusica Exhibition, in Italy. We sat him down for...

Italian Romantic Composer Giuseppe Verdi Born On This Day in 1813 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian Romantic composer Giuseppe Verdi was born on this day 1813 – 204 years ago. Verdi is remembered as one of the most influential composers of...

Today is Russian Pianist Evgeny Kissin’s 46th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Russian pianist Evgeny Kissin’s 46th birthday. He is widely regarded as one of today's foremost virtuosi musicians of the 20th and 21st centuries. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0U73NRSIkw&autohide=1 EVGENY...

Hungarian Violinist & Pedagogue Carl Flesch Born On This Day in 1873 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Carl Flesch was born on this day in 1873 – 144 years ago. Dying in 1944, Mr Flesch's noted students...

Dutch Violinist Theo Olof Died On This Day in 2012 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Dutch violinist Theo Olof died on this day in 2012 - aged 88. A student of Oskar Back, he was former prize winner at the...

French Composer Camille Saint-Saëns Was Born On This Day in 1835 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French composer Camille Saint-Saëns was born on this day in 1835. Dying in 1921, his signature works include 'The Carnival of the Animals', 'Danse Macabre', 'Samson and Delilah', his...

VC LIVE | VC Facebook Livestream – Cellist Mischa Maisky, Live from New York’s 92Y [LIVE]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with cello legend Mischa Maisky and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Artistic Director Alan Kay at New York's 92nd Street Y – for a fun...

VC LIVE | Mischa Maisky & Orpheus Chamber Orchestra – Live From 92Y [LIVE]

VC Facebook Livestream performance - live and exclusively from New York’s 92nd Street Y 2017/18 season opening. Streamed live on October 5th, 2017, performance features...

Today is VC Artist Charles Yang’s 29th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is VC Artist Charles Yang’s 29th birthday! A graduate of The Juilliard School, Charles is very quickly building an impressive online following – and...

Violinist and Composer Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst Died on this Day in 1865 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Moravian-Jewish violinist and composer Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst died on this day in 1865. He is remembered as one of the greatest violin virtuosi of all...

Legendary Polish-born Violinist Michel Schwalbé Died On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Legendary Polish-born violinist Michel Schwalbé died on this day – aged 92. A student of Moritz Frenkel, George Enescu and Jules Boucherit, he served...

Violin Maker Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume Died On This Day in 1875 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French violin maker Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume died on this day in 1875. Widely regarded as one of the eminent instrument makers of all time, Vuillaume's violins have...

Today is Chinese-American Cellist Yo-Yo Ma’s 62nd Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is French-born Chinese-American cellist Yo-Yo Ma's 62nd birthday! He is widely regarded as one of the pre-eminent virtuosi string soloists of all time.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iN184Ytzmpc&showinfo=0&autohide=1 YO-YO MA...

ASK THE PROS | Martin Beaver – ‘Do You Encourage Your Students To Study At Music Festivals Over The Summer?’ [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel member Susan Wei, from the United States was keen to know: ‘Do you encourage your students to study at music festivals...

VC VOX POP | “What Motivated You To Practice Growing Up … And What Motivates You Now?” [Q&A]

“What motivated you to practice growing up, and what motivates you now?" The Violin Channel recently caught up with 30+ of the world’s top string players...

VC WEB BLOG | Julie Reed-Yeboah – ‘New York’s Contemporary Violin Makers Exhibition’ [BLOG]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with respected New York City-based violin luthier and restorer, Mrs Julie Reed-Yeboah. In a VC-exclusive blog, Julie talks us through...

Hungarian Violinist & Composer Zoltán Székely Died On This Day in 2001 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian violinist and composer Zoltán Székely died on this day in 2001 – aged 97. He is remembered for having given the world premiere of...

VC LIVE | VC Artist Kian Soltani – VC Takeover, Live from Kronberg Academy Festival [LIVE]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with … wait, was recently taken over by … VC Artist Kian Soltani – for a Facebook Livestream with his...

German Violin Virtuoso Georg Kulenkampff Died On This Day in 1948 [ON-THIS-DAY]

German violin virtuoso Georg Kulenkampff sadly died on this day in 1948 – aged 50 from encephalitis. He gave the premiere performance of the Robert...

Canadian Pianist Glenn Gould Died On This Day in 1982 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Canadian pianist Glenn Gould died, from a stroke, on this day in 1982 – aged just 50. Despite having stopped giving concerts at the age...

Polish Composer & Pianist Karol Szymanowski Born On This Day in 1882 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Polish composer and pianist Karol Szymanowski was born on this day in 1882. Remembered as one of the eminent Polish composers of the 20th Century,...

William Walton’s Viola Concerto Premiered On This Day in 1929 [ON-THIS-DAY]

William Walton’s Viola Concerto premiered on this day in 1929 – 88 years ago. The first performance was given by violist Paul Hindemith – with...

Today is Dutch Violin Virtuoso Rudolf Koelman’s 58th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Dutch violin virtuoso Rudolf Koelman’s 58th birthday. A student of Jan Bor, Herman Krebbers and Jascha Heifetz, Rudolf is a former Concertmaster of...

VC DESERT ISLAND DOWNLOADS | Vadim Gluzman – ‘5 Recordings I Can’t Live Without’

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Ukrainian-born Israeli violin virtuoso Vadim Gluzman - for a fun game of VC Desert Island Downloads.  We sat him down...

Today is Dutch Violinist, Conductor & Composer André Rieu’s 68th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Dutch violinist, conductor and composer André Rieu's 68th birthday! A graduate of the Conservatoire Royal in Liège, Music Academy in Brussels and the...

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