ON THIS DAY | Composer Sergei Prokofiev was Born in 1891

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Russian composer, pianist, and conductor Sergei Prokofiev was born on this day in 1891 — 130 years ago. Dying in 1953, Prokofiev is remembered as...

ARTS ENGINES | Aaron Dworkin – With Saxophonist Steven Banks

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Produced in partnership with the Detroit Public Television, Ovation TV, American Public Media and The Violin Channel, each episode highlights the perspectives of the...

VC WEB BLOG | Cello Pedagogue Amit Peled - 'The First Hour - A Cellist's Daily Technical Regimen' [BLOG]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with Peabody Institute faculty member, Israeli-American cellist, Mr Amit Peled. In a VC-exclusive blog, Amit discusses the inspiration behind his...

Shostakovich Cello Sonata in D Minor Premiered On This Day in 1934 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Dmitri Shostakovich Cello Sonata in D Minor Op. 40 premiered on this day in 1934. The first performance was given by Soviet cellist Viktor Kubatsky...

VC LIVE | Chrysalis Chamber Music Institute Spring Showcase - Live from UNC School of Arts [LIVESTREAM]

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VC Facebook Live webcast direct from the Chrysalis Chamber Music Institute's 2019 Spring Showcase. Live from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts...

American Violinist Robert Mann Was Born On This Day in 1920 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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American violinist, composer and conductor Robert Mann was born on this day in 1920. A student of Edouard Dethier, Mr Mann was a founding member...

VC WEB BLOG | VC Artist Josef Spacek - 'Michael Hill Comp Opened My Career Path'

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With the 2017 Michael Hill International Violin Competition currently underway in Queenstown and Auckland, VC recently caught up with a number of former prize winners, to get...

VC WEB BLOG | VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi - 'My Experience on the Astral Artists Roster' [BLOG]

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With the applications set to close on March 7th for the 2018 Astral Artists National Auditions, VC recently caught up with 2016 1st prize winner, VC...

VC VOX POP | “Do You Ever Miss Something About How You Used To Play?” [Q&A]

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“Do you ever miss something about how you used to play?” The Violin Channel recently caught up with 30+ of the world’s top string players to...

French Composer Édouard Lalo Born On This Day in 1823 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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French composer Édouard Lalo was born on this day in 1823 – 195 years ago. Lalo’s signature works include his Symphony in G Minor, Cello Concerto...

FLY ON THE WALL | Australian Youth Orchestra - 2013 International Tour, Webisode 2, Maestro Eschenbach

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The acclaimed Australian Youth Orchestra are currently in final preparations in Sydney, before embarking on an International tour of Germany, Austria, Switzerland and The Netherlands next week –...

French Composer Hector Berlioz Died On This Day in 1869 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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French romantic composer Hector Berlioz died on this day in 1869 – 149 years ago. His signature works include 'Symphonie Fantastique' and 'Grande Messe des...

Greek-American Conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos Born On This Day in 1896 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Legendary Greek-American conductor, pianist and composer Dimitri Mitropoulos was born on this day in 1896 - 123 years ago. Dying in 1960, he is remembered as...

VC INSIDER | “What Are the Common Mistakes You See When Sitting on a Competition Jury?”

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with a number of esteemed international string pedagogues – to get the inside word on the common mistakes...

American Violin Virtuoso Erick Friedman Died On This Day in 2004 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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American violinist Erick Friedman passed away, from cancer, on this day in 2004 – aged 64. A student of Ivan Galamian, Nathan Milstein and Jascha Heifetz, he is remembered...

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