Friday, June 5, 2020

Conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

German conductor and pianist Wolfgang Sawallisch was born on this day in 1923. Passing away in 2013, he is remembered as one of the finest conductors...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist & Conductor Julian Rachlin – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Lithuanian-born Austrian violin virtuoso and conductor, Julian Rachlin - at the 2018 Menuhin Competition, in Geneva. We sat...

Dvořák Violin Concerto Premiered On This Day in 1883 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Antonín Dvořák's Violin Concerto in A Minor Op. 53 was premiered on this day in 1883. The concerto was inspired and dedicated to Hungarian violin virtuoso...

VC WEB BLOG | Ja Kyoung Huh – “Schoenfeld Comp: A Precious Moment of My Music Life” [BLOG]

HARBIN – With the 2016 Schoenfeld International String Competition reaching its final stages this week in Harbin, China, VC recently caught up with a number of...

VC WEB BLOG | Violinist Kathleen Winkler – “How Competitions Can Shape Your Life and Career” [BLOG]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Rice University's Shepherd School of Music violin pedagogue, Kathleen Winkler. In a VC-exclusive blog, Kathleen discusses how winning...

VC INSTA TAKEOVER | Cellist Sophia Bacelar – Live from Festival Napa Valley [INSIDER]

VC recently caught up with cellist Sophia Bacelar for a behind-the-scenes Instagram takeover — direct from the Festival Napa Valley, in California, United States.     View...

Legendary Soviet Cellist Daniil Shafran Was Born On This Day in 1923 – 94 Years Ago [ON-THIS-DAY]

Legendary Soviet cellist Daniil Shafran was born on this day in 1923 – 94 years ago. Dying in 1997, Maestro Shafran is remembered as one...

MEET THE PROS | Violin Virtuoso Salvatore Accardo – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with legendary Italian violinist, Salvatore Accardo. We sat the celebrated virtuoso down for a fun game of VC '20...

German-Czech Composer Carl Stamitz Was Born On This Day in 1745 [ON-THIS-DAY]

German-Czech composer Carl Stamitz was born on this day in 1745. The son of composer Johann Stamitz, his extensive body of works include more than...

Violin Virtuoso Zino Francescatti Was Born On This Day in 1902 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French violin virtuoso René-Charles “Zino” Francescatti was born on this day in 1902. Dying in 1991, Maestro Francescatti is remembered as one of the pre-eminent violinists of...

Polish Violin Virtuoso Josef Hassid Was Born On This Day in 1923 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Polish violin virtuoso Josef Hassid was born on this day in 1923. A prodigious student of Carl Flesch, he was destined for a career of...

VC WEB BLOG | Sean Lee – “Choosing an Order for Learning Paganini’s Caprices” [VIDEO BLOG]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Juilliard School Pre-College faculty member, violinist Sean Lee. In a VC-exclusive video blog, Sean takes us through his thoughts...

MEET THE PROS | VC ‘Young Artist’ Josef Spacek, Czech Philharmonic Concertmaster – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Czech Philharmonic Concertmaster Josef Spacek, in Prague – as the orchestra was making their final preparations before embarking...

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- 308 years ago. He is remembered as one of the finest stringed instrument...

VC WEB BLOG | Cellist Julian Schwarz: ‘The Art of Playing in a Duo’ [BLOG]

COLORADO, USA ― The Violin Channel recently caught up with cellist Julian Schwarz and pianist Marika Bournaki - who were recently awarded 1st prize at...

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VC YOUNG ARTIST | Inmo Yang, 24 – Paganini International Violin Competition 1st Prize Winner

24-year-old Korean violin virtuoso Inmo Yang is quickly building an international reputation as one of the new generation's most outstanding young string virtuosi -...

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