Sunday, June 7, 2020

Today is English Violinist Tasmin Little’s Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is English violinist Tasmin Little's birthday! A graduate of the Yehudi Menuhin School and the Guildhall School of Music, Tasmin is one of Britain's eminent...

Composer & Pianist George Gershwin Was Born On This Day in 1898 [ON THIS DAY]

American composer and pianist George Gershwin was born on this day in 1898. Dying in 1937, aged just 38, Gershwin's signature works include Rhapsody in Blue, An American in...

Today is Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s 45th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is French-Canadian conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin's 45th birthday! A protege of Maestro Carlo Maria Giulini, he has served principal conducting positions with Montreal's Orchestre Métropolitain,...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Kirill Troussov – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Russian-German violinist and 2016 Schoenfeld International Violin Competition juror, Kirill Troussov - in Harbin, China. We sat him...

VC WEB BLOG | VC Rising Star Yesong Sophie Lee – “My Professional Debut with Joshua Bell” [BLOG]

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Soviet Composer Alfred Schnittke Was Born On This Day in 1934 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Soviet composer Alfred Schnittke was born on this day in 1934. A prolific composer, his output included 9 symphonies, 6 concerti grossi, 3 operas, 3 ballets,...

Baroque Composer Johann Pachelbel Was Born On This Day in 1653 [ON-THIS-DAY]

German Baroque composer and organist Johann Pachelbel was born on this day in 1653. Pachelbel composed a large body of sacred and secular works, his...

ASK THE PROS | Cellist Jonathan Koh – ‘Cello Scales, Exercises & Etudes for a Rock-Solid Left and Right Hand’ [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel member Patricia Yu from the United States was keen to know: "What cello scales, exercises, and etude books do you recommend...

VC LIVE | VC Facebook Livestream – Cellist Alisa Weilerstein [LIVE]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with cellist Alisa Weilerstein at the 92nd Street Y in New York City – for a fun Facebook live Q&A session with her fans.

MEET THE PROS | Italian-German VC ‘Artist’ Augustin Hadelich – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Italian-German VC 'Artist' Augustin Hadelich - in New York City. We sat the 30 year old violin virtuoso...

Today is Violinist VC Artist Blake Pouliot’s 26th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Canadian violinist, VC Artist Blake Pouliot’s 26th birthday! A graduate of the Colburn School, where he studied with Robert Lipsett, Blake is a former...

Finnish Composer Jean Sibelius Was Born On This Day in 1865 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Finnish composer Jean Sibelius was born on this day in 1865. Sibelius' signature works include 7 symphonies, Finlandia, the Karelia Suite, Valse Triste, The Swan...

VC INTERVIEW | Violinist Chee-Yun – ‘Career Turning Points and Critical Moments’ [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Southern Methodist University Artist-in-Residence, South Korean-born violinist Chee-Yun. We sat her down to discuss the turning points and...

Bulgarian Violin Virtuoso Vasco Abadjiev Was Born On This Day in 1926 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Bulgarian violin virtuoso Vasco Abadjiev was born on this day in 1926. Plagued by the war years and the death of his beloved mother in 1965,...

VC WEB BLOG | American Violinist & Pedagogue Fredell Lack – In Memoriam (1922-2017) [RIP]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Chinese-American VC Young Artist Luke Hsu, longtime student of violin pedagogue Fredell Lack – who passed away earlier this...

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VC YOUNG ARTIST | Inmo Yang, 24 – Paganini International Violin Competition 1st Prize Winner

24-year-old Korean violin virtuoso Inmo Yang is quickly building an international reputation as one of the new generation's most outstanding young string virtuosi -...

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