Thursday, July 9, 2020

VC DESERT ISLAND DOWNLOADS | Violinist Donald Weilerstein – ‘5 Recordings I Can’t Live Without’

The Violin Channel recently caught up with New England Conservatory and The Juilliard School violin pedagogue, Mr Donald Weilerstein – for a fun game of VC Desert...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 3 Double VC Artist Ray Chen VIP Carnegie Hall Ticket Packs [ENTER]

The Violin Channel is this week giving away 3 x double VC Artist Ray Chen VIP Carnegie Hall ticket packs - each containing 2 premium...

OUT NOW | Violinist VC Artist William Hagen’s Debut CD: ‘Danse Russe’ [LISTEN]

It has been announced this week the release of violinist, VC Artist William Hagen's debut album: 'Danse Russe'. Recorded with pianist Albert Cano Smit, the...

AUDITION | Britten Sinfonia, United Kingdom – ‘No. 3 1st Violin’ Position

The Britten Sinfonia is currently accepting applications for a ‘No. 3 1st Violin’ position. Applications to be received by October 4th, 2015. For further...

Austria’s Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg Announces New Chief Conductor

It has been announced today that 38 year old Italian violinist and conductor Riccardo Minasi has been appointed as the new Chief Conductor of...

AUDITION | BBC National Orchestra of Wales, United Kingdom – ‘Principal 1st Violin (No. 3)’ Position

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales is currently accepting applications for the ‘Principal 1st Violin (No.3)’ position. Applications to be received by July 31st, 2015....

OUT NOW | Violinists Jameson Cooper & James Dickenson ‘Spohr: Violin Duets’ [LISTEN]

Naxos Records has announced the release of English violinists Jameson Cooper and James Dickenson's new album: Spohr: Violin Duets. This disc features 19th Century violinist Louis Spohr's 4...

ASK THE PROS | VC Artists Calidore Quartet – ‘How Does the Way You Play a Piece Change As You Bring it On Tour?’...

The Violin Channel member Sally Frankel from the United States was keen to know: “How does the way you play a piece change as you bring...

Applications Open for Inaugural Stuttgart International Violin Competition [APPLY]

Applications are now open for the inaugural 2021 Stuttgart International Violin Competition – to be held in Stuttgart, Germany from the 16th to 21st...

AUDITION | Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, USA – ‘Assistant Principal Viola’ and ‘Section Viola’ Positions

The Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra is currently accepting applications for a 'Assistant Principal Viola' and 'Section Viola' Positions. Applications to be received by December 31st,...

Boston Symphony Orchestra Appoints New Section Violist

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has this week announced the appointment of 40 year old American violist Kathryn Sievers to their viola section. A graduate of...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Yuya Okamoto – Queen Elisabeth Cello Comp 2nd Prize [VIDEO]

22 year old Yuya Okamoto from Japan’s 2nd prize winning performance in the Final of the 2017 Queen Elisabeth International Cello Competition. Recorded live with...

OUT NOW | July 20 Violinist Domenico Nordio’s New CD: ‘Malipiero & Busoni Violin Concerti’ [LISTEN]

Sony Classical has announced the release of Italian violinist Domenico Nordio’s new album: Gian Francesco Malipiero & Ferruccio Busoni Violin Concerti. Recorded with conductor Tito Ceccherini and the...

AUDITION | The Macao Orchestra, Macao – ‘Viola Tutti’ Position

The Macao Orchestra is currently accepting applications for a ‘Viola Tutti’ position. Applications to be received by August 19th, 2015. For further details, visit:  http://bit.ly/1KCQGbT

VC INSIDER | “What Are the Common Mistakes You See When Sitting on a Competition Jury?”

The Violin Channel recently caught up with a number of esteemed international string pedagogues – to get the inside word on the common mistakes...

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VC ARTIST | Violin Virtuoso Augustin Hadelich – ‘The Musician’s Musician’

Italian-born German-American violinist Augustin Hadelich has firmly established himself in recent years as one of the new generation’s top-tier concert virtuosi - sometimes described...

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