Thursday, December 2, 2021

ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, VC Young Artist Santiago Cañón–Valencia!

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Today is cellist, VC Young Artist Santiago Cañón–Valencia’s 26th birthday!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1IStM-hIv0 VC YOUNG ARTIST SANTIAGO CAÑÓN-VALENCIA | ELGAR CELLO CONCERTO IN E MINOR | MUHAI TANG...

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

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

French Composer Gabriel Fauré Died On This Day in 1924 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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French composer Gabriel Fauré died on this day in 1924 – aged 79. He is remembered as one of the most prominent French composers of...

American Conductor Arthur Fiedler Died On This Day in 1979 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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American conductor Arthur Fiedler died on this day in 1979 - aged 84. Maestro Fiedler is remembered as the long-time principal conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra – a position...

Today is Conductor & Composer Esa-Pekka Salonen's 62nd Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is Finnish conductor and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen's 62nd birthday! Esa-Pekka has served Principal Conducting positions with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Swedish...

Today is Violinist & Pedagogue Ole Bøhn's 74th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is Norwegian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Ole Bøhn's 74th birthday! A student of Louise Behrend, Ernst Glaser, Henry Holst and Max Rostal, Professor Bohn...

Composer and Violinist Karl Goldmark Died On This Day in 1915 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Hungarian composer and violinist Karl Goldmark died on this day in 1915 - aged 84. Largely self-taught as a composer, his signature works include the...

Austrian Conductor Karl Böhm Died On This Day in 1981 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Austrian conductor Karl Böhm died on this day in 1981 – aged 86. Remembered as one of the greatest symphonic and operatic conductors of all time, Maestro...

ON THIS DAY | Violinist & Conductor Yehudi Menuhin Died in 1999

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American-born British violinist and conductor Yehudi Menuhin died on this day in 1999, aged 82. He passed away in Berlin from bronchial complications -...

Today is Acclaimed American Conductor David Zinman's 82nd Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is American conductor and violinist David Zinman's 82nd birthday! Throughout his six decade career, Maestro Zinman has served principal conducting positions with the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, Rotterdam...

Today is Russian Violist Yuri Bashmet's 64th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is Russian violist Yuri Bashmet's 64th birthday. He is widely regarded as one of the world's preeminent violists – performing regularly with the world's...

ON THIS DAY | German Composer Bernd Alois Zimmermann Died in 1970

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  Zimmerman passed away by suicide on this day 51 years ago. He was 52 years old. Zimmermann’s signature work is his opera "Die Soldaten," which...

ON THIS DAY | Violinist Nelli Shkolnikova Died On This Day in 2010

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Russian violin virtuoso Nelli Shkolnikova died on this day in 2010, aged 81. A student of Lillia Kossodo and Yuri Yankelevich, Ms Shkolnikova was a...

ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday Maxim Vengerov!

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  Maxim Vengerov was born on this day 47 years ago. A protégé of Zakhar Bron, Vengerov is a former first prize winner at the Karol...

ON THIS DAY | Violinist Bronislaw Huberman Born in 1882

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Jewish-Polish violinist Bronisław Huberman was born on this day in 1882. The Gibson ex-Huberman Stradivarius, which bears his name, is now owned and played by American...

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