Saturday, September 19, 2020

VC INTERVIEW | Suzanne Davidson – Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Executive Director

This week, The Violin Channel sat down with Suzanne Davidson, Executive Director of the New York-based Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. The virtual event...

ON THIS DAY | Italian Tenor Luciano Pavarotti Died in 2007

Italian operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti died on this day in 2007. Maestro Pavarotti is remembered as one of the finest tenors of all time. He passed away...

ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, VC Artist Paul Huang!

A graduate of The Juilliard School, Paul is a former 1st prize winner at the Sion Valais International Violin Competition and the Young Concert Artists...

ON THIS DAY | American Composer John Cage Was Born in 1912

American composer, music theorist, writer and artist John Cage was born on this day in 1912. A pioneer of indeterminacy in music, electroacoustic music and non-standard use...

ON THIS DAY | Hungarian Violin Virtuoso Joseph Szigeti Was Born in 1892

Hungarian violin virtuoso Joseph Szigeti was born on this day in 1892. A strong advocate of new music, he was the dedicatee of a number...

Happy Birthday, Violinist Patrice Fontanarosa! [ON-THIS-DAY]

A former prize winner at the Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud International Violin Competition, Patrice Fontanarosa served as Concertmaster of the Orchestre National de France and Music Director...

Happy Birthday, Gautier Capuçon! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is French cellist Gautier Capuçon's 39th birthday! A protégé of Annie Cochet-Zakine, Philippe Muller and Heinrich Schiff, Gautier today performs regularly as a soloist with...

ON THIS DAY | Czech Conductor & Violinist Václav Neumann Died in 1995

He held principal conducting positions with the Komische Oper Berlin, Leipzig Gewandhausorchester and the Czech Philharmonic – and is particularly remembered as a champion...

VC INTERVIEW | Allyson Fleck – Wisconsin’s Midsummer’s Music Executive Director

Can you tell us about Midsummer’s Music? Where is it hosted and when was it founded? What would you say is the series core...

COFFEE CHATS WITH NIKKI & JO | Meet Opera Singer Susanna Phillips

The three sit down over coffee to discuss the influence of chamber music on Susanna's career, her decade-long role as 'Musetta' at The Met,...

ARTS ENGINES | Aaron Dworkin – With Violinist & Conductor Dmitry Sitkovetsky

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 INTERVIEW | Simon Wynberg – ARC Ensemble’s Artistic Director

The ARC Ensemble, in celebration of their new album 'Chamber Works by Walter Kaufmann', will perform live from The Royal Conservatory on the The...

ON THIS DAY | Today is Violin Virtuoso Vadim Repin’s 49th Birthday!

Today is Belgian-Russian violin virtuoso Vadim Repin’s 49th birthday! A protégé of Zakhar Bron, he is a former 1st prize winner at the Wienaiwski and Queen Elisabeth International Violin...

ON THIS DAY | Today is Violist Kim Kashkashian’s Birthday!

Today is violist Kim Kashkashian’s birthday! A student of Karen Tuttle, Ms Kashkashian is a former prize winner at the Lionel Tertis and ARD International Viola Competitions. She currently...

ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, Itzhak Perlman!

A protégé of Ivan Galamian and Dorothy DeLay, Mr Perlman is widely regarded as one the greatest violinists of the 20th and 21st centuries. He currently performs on...

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VC YOUNG ARTIST | LGT Young Soloists – “Highly Gifted Young International String Soloists”

Comprising highly gifted young international string soloists, aged 14 to 25, the 28 young members individually hold over 80 national and international competition prizes...

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