Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Italian Violinist & Pedagogue Aldo Ferraresi Died On This Day in 1978 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Celebrated Italian violinist and pedagogue Aldo Ferraresi died on this day in 1978 - aged 76. A student of Eugene Ysaye, throughout his six decade...

Czech Conductor Rafael Kubelík Was Born On This Day in 1914 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Czech conductor Rafael Kubelík was born on this day in 1914. Dying in 1996, Maestro Kubelik is remembered as one of the most eminent conductors...

Today is Violin Virtuoso Anne-Sophie Mutter’s Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is German violin virtuoso Anne-Sophie Mutter's birthday!  A student of Erna Honigberger and Aida Stucki, Ms Mutter is widely regarded as one of the most...

Conductor Sergiu Celibidache Was Born On This Day in 1912 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Luminary Romanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache was born on this day in 1912. Dying in 1996, Maestro Celibidache is celebrated as one of the pre-eminent conductors of...

Violinist Joseph Joachim Was Born On This Day in 1931 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Joseph Joachim was born on this day in 1831. Dying in 1907, Joachim is remembered as one of the most...

Today is Violinist Elmar Oliveira’s 70th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Portuguese-American violinist Elmar Oliveira's 70th birthday! A student of Ariana Bronne and Raphael Bronstein, he is a former 1st Prize winner at the Tchaikovsky...

Conductor Claudio Abbado Was Born On This Day in 1933 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Acclaimed Italian conductor Claudio Abbado was born on this day in 1933. Maestro Abbado is widely regarded as one of the pre-eminent conductors of the...

MAKING MENUHIN | Menuhin Competition Podcast – 8. Meet Kayleigh Kim [SERIES]

The Menuhin Competition, in Richmond, Virginia, has this week released a new episode of the ongoing podcast series ‘Making Menuhin – Inside Stories of...

VC INTERVIEW | Dr Noa Kageyama – ‘The Role Of Psychology In a Musicians’ Life’ [INSIDER]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with violinist, performance psychologist and host of the bulletproofmusician.com blog, Dr Noa Kageyama. We sat him down to get...

VC INTERVIEW | Bernard Lanskey – 2021 Singapore International Violin Competition

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Professor Bernard Lanskey, Dean of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, in Singapore and Artistic Committee member of...

Today is Violist VC Young Artist Timothy Ridout’s 25th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is British violist, VC Young Artist Timothy Ridout's 25th birthday. A graduate of London’s Royal Academy of Music, and a current student of Nobuko Imai at the Kronberg Academy,...

French Cellist Pierre Fournier Was Born On This Day in 1906 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French cello virtuoso Pierre Fournier was born on this day in 1906. A student of Paul Bazelaire and Anton Hekking, he is remembered as one of...

Italian Luthier Giovanni Battista Guadagnini Was Born On This Day in 1711 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian luthier Giovanni Battista Guadagnini was born on this day in 1711. He is remembered as one of the finest stringed instrument craftsmen of all...

Today is Australian VC Artist Suyeon Kang’s 31st Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Australian VC Artist Suyeon Kang’s 31st birthday! A graduate of the Hanns Eisler Hochschule für Musik in Berlin, Suyeon is a former prize...

VC INTERVIEW | Sam Hyken & Jacomo Bairos – Miami’s Nu Deco Ensemble

The Violin Channel recently caught up with composer Sam Hyken and conductor Jacomo Bairos, Co-Artistic Directors of the NuDeco Ensemble, in Miami. The ensemble this week...

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