Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Today is VC Artist Augustin Hadelich’s 36th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Italian-German VC Artist Augustin Hadelich’s 36th birthday! A graduate of the Istituto Mascagni and The Juilliard School, he is a former 1st prize...

ON THIS DAY | Composer Johannes Brahms Died On This Day in 1897 [ON-THIS-DAY]

German composer and pianist Johannes Brahms died on this day in 1897. Brahms passed away from liver and pancreas cancer, aged 63 - and is...

Today is Russian-Born Violinist Dora Schwarzberg’s Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Russian-born violinist and pedagogue Dora Schwarzberg's birthday! A student of legendary Russian pedagogue Yuri Yankelevich, Ms. Schwarzberg currently serves a teaching position on...

Russian Cellist Mstislav Rostropovich Was Born On This Day in 1927 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Legendary Russian cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropovich was born on this day in 1927. Passing away in 2007, heis widely regarded as one of the...

Composer Ludwig van Beethoven Died on this Day in 1827 – Aged 56 [ON-THIS-DAY]

German composer and pianist Ludwig van Beethoven died on this day in 1827 - aged 56. He is remembered as one of the most famous and...

Today is Korean Violinist Kyung Wha Chung’s Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Korean violinist Kyung Wha Chung’s birthday. A student of Ivan Galamian and Joseph Szigeti, Ms Chung is widely regarded as one of the...

Hungarian Composer Béla Bartók Was Born On This Day in 1881 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian composer and pianist Béla Bartók was born on this day in 1881. Remembered as one of the most influential composers of the 20th Century,...

French Composer Claude Debussy Died On This Day in 1918 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French impressionist composer Claude Debussy died on this day in 1918 – aged 55. He passed away, amidst an aerial and artillery bombardment of Paris...

American Violin Pedagogue Dorothy DeLay Died On This Day in 2002 [ON THIS DAY]

Famed American violin teacher Dorothy DeLay died on this day in 2002 - aged 84. She is remembered as one of the most respected violin...

American Violinist Joseph Silverstein Was Born On This Day in 1932 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violinist and conductor Joseph Silverstein was born on this day in 1932. Mr Silverstein was a former prize winner at the Queen Elisabeth and...

French Cello Pedagogue Paul Tortelier Was Born on This Day in 1914 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French cellist Paul Tortelier was born on this day in 1914. A student of Louis Feuillard and Gérard Hekking at the Paris Conservatoire, he is remembered...

Belgian Violinist Arthur Grumiaux Was Born On This Day on 1921 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Belgian violinist Arthur Grumiaux was born on this day in 1921. Dying in 1986, aged just 65, he is remembered as one of the finest violin...

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...

Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in B Minor Premiered On This Day in 1896 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Antonín Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104 premiered on this day in 1896. The first performance was given by English cellist Leo...

Today is Japanese Viola Virtuoso Nobuko Imai’s Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Japanese viola virtuoso and pedagogue Nobuko Imai's birthday! A former 1st prize winner at the Young Concert Artists International Auditions and Geneva...

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