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MANIC MONDAY | TwoSet Violin & Hilary Hahn – Paganini Hula Hooping [WHAT]

Australian funsters TwoSet Violin performing Paganini’s 24th Solo Caprice hula hooping … with very special guest … Recorded live on the 30th November, 2018...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer – Paganini Caprice No. 2 [2018]

18-year-old American VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer performing Paganini’s Solo Violin Caprice No. 2 in B Minor. Recorded live on the 1734 ‘Ames/Totenberg’ Stradivarius violin -...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Randall Goosby – Korngold Violin Concerto [2018]

22-year-old American violinist Randall Goosby performing Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D Major Op 35 - with conductor Richard Owen and the Adelphi Orchestra. Randall was this...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist Noah Bendix-Balgley – Queen Elisabeth Comp Final [2009]

Archival footage of the then 24 year old VC Artist Noah Bendix-Balgley - in the Final of the 2009 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition. VC recently...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Uto Ughi – Paganini Violin Concerto No. 1 [1982 ARCHIVAL]

Incredible never-before-uploaded 1982 archival performance of Italian violin virtuoso Uto Ughi performing Paganini's 1st Violin Concerto in D Major - with conductor Alberto Rocchegiani...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | The-Late Andrei Korsakov – Stravinsky Violin Concerto [1978 ARCHIVAL]

Never-before-uploaded 1978 archival recording of the-late Russian violin virtuoso Andrei Korsakov performing Stravinsky's Violin Concerto in D Major - with conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev and the Moscow...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Dmitry Sitkovetsky – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto [1982 ARCHIVAL]

Incredible never-before-uploaded 1982 archival performance of the then 28-year-old Dmitry Sitkovetsky performing Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor. Recorded live with conductor Miltiades Caridis and the...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Luke Hsu – Michael International Violin Competition [2017]

VC Young Artist Luke Hsu’s 2nd prize winning performance in the Final of the 2017 Michael Hill International Violin Competition - in Auckland, New...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Child Prodigy Violinist, Sarah Chang – 1985, 5 Years Old [VIDEO]

Astonishing 1985 archival footage of the then just 5 year old Sarah Chang performing Saint-Saens' Introduction et Rondo Capriccioso. A recognised child prodigy, she was accepted into...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Schulhoff String Quartet With Guest Pole Dancer [WHAT]

The Dutch based Alma String Quartet performing Erwin Schulhoff’s String Quartet No. 1 … with special guest ... Recorded live on the 18th of November,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Cellist Yo-Yo Ma – World War One Armistice Ceremony, Paris [2018]

American cellist Yo-Yo Ma performing Bach's Sarabande from the 5th Solo Suite in C Minor - at the centenary ceremony of the World War One...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Morgan Gerstmar – ‘In Seconds, Then Beats’ for String Quartet [PREMIERE]

The world premiere performance of Los Angeles-based violist and composer Morgan Gerstmar's 'In Seconds, then Beats' for string quartet. The 12 minute work was composed as part...

MANIC MONDAY | Lola & Hauser – Queen’s ‘We Are the Champions’ (Arr. Cello/Piano) [EPIC]

Instagram phenoms Lola Astanova and Hauser present Queen's epic classic We are the Champions ... arranged for piano and cello ...   https://youtu.be/1gJadngAhfk LOLA ASTANOVA & HAUSER |...

VC LIVE | 2018 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, New York [LIVESTREAM]

Watch the 2018 Young Concert Artists International Auditions final round live on The Violin Channel – direct from New York City.   YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS INTERNATIONAL AUDITIONS FINAL...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Svetlin Roussev – Chausson ‘Poeme’ [2017]

Bulgarian violinist Svetlin Roussev performing Chausson’s Poeme - with conductor Emanuel Salvador and the Baltic Neopolis Orchestra. Recorded live on the 18th of November, 2018 -...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Erick Friedman – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto [1966]

Never-before-uploaded 1966 archival audio performance of American violinist Erick Friedman performing the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto - with conductor Seiji Ozawa and the London Symphony Orchestra.   https://youtu.be/nwka5ydoS1Q?t=8 ERICK FRIEDMAN...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Pablo Ferrández – Dvorak Cello Concerto [2018]

VC Artist Pablo Ferrández performing Dvorak's Cello Concerto in B Minor - with conductor Vasily Petrenko and the Israel Philharmonic. Recorded live on the 23rd of...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Arthur Grumiaux – Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major [1976]

Never-before-uploaded 1976 archival performance of legendary violin virtuoso Arthur Grumiaux performing Mozart's Violin Concerto No.3 in G Major - with conductor Sergiu Celibidache and the DR...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Dmytro Udovychenko – Joseph Joachim Competition, 2nd Prize [2018]

19-year-old violinist Dmytro Udovychenko’s 2nd prize winning performance in the Final of the 2018 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition.  Recorded live on the 26th of October,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi – Joseph Joachim Competition, 1st Prize [2018]

24-year-old VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi’s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2018 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition.  Recorded live on the 26th...

VC LIVE | 2018 IsangYun International Cello Competition, Korea [LIVESTREAM]

Watch the 2018 IsangYun International Cello Competition live on The Violin Channel - direct for Tongyeong, South Korea.     2018 ISANGYUN INTERNATIONAL CELLO COMPETITION 2ND ROUND LIVE FROM...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Gidon Kremer & Martha Argerich – Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 10 [1994]

Incredible never-before-uploaded 1994 archival performance of Latvian violin virtuoso Gidon Kremer with Argentinian pianist Martha Argerich performing Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 10. Recorded live on...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Julian Rachlin – Beethoven Violin Concerto [2018]

Lithuanian-born violinist Julian Rachlin performing Beethoven Violin Concerto - with conductor Myung-Whun Chung and the KBS Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live at the Seoul Arts Center Concert Hall...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Gil Shaham – Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1, NYO-USA [2018]

Violinist Gil Shaham performing Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major - with conductor Carlos Miguel Pietro and the National Youth Orchestra of...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Sayaka Shoji – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto [2018]

Japanese violin virtuoso Sayaka Shoji performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major - with conductor Klaus Mäkelä and the Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on the 11th...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Cellist Mischa Maisky – Bach Solo Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major [1996]

Incredible never-before-uploaded archival footage of Soviet-Israeli cellist Mischa Maisky performing Bach's complete Solo Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major. Recorded live on the 6th...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Emily Sun – ‘Australian Young Performer of the Year’ [2018]

26-year-old Australian violinist Emily Sun's 1st prize winning performance in the Grand Final of the 2018 Australian 'ABC Young Performer of the Year’ Awards. Recorded live...

VC LIVE | 2018 Paulo International Cello Competition, Finland [LIVESTREAM]

Watch the 2018 Paulo International Cello Competition live on The Violin Channel - direct from Helsinki, Lahti and Espoo, Finland     2018 PAULO INTERNATIONAL CELLO COMPETITION SECOND...

VC LIVE | 2018 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition Final, New York [LIVESTREAM]

Watch the 2018 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition final audition live on The Violin Channel - direct from New York City   CONCERT ARTISTS GUILD VICTOR...

VC LIVE | 2018 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition, Hannover [LIVESTREAM]

Watch the 2018 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition live on The Violin Channel - direct from Hannover, Germany   JOSEPH JOACHIM INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION FINAL ROUND LIVE FROM...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Stefan Milenkovic – Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major [2018]

Serbian-born violinist Stefan Milenkovic performing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major – with conductor Andrea Fuoli & the Orchestra Giovanile Trentina OGT. Recorded live on 23th of September,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Guy Braunstein & Anna Gebert – Bach Double Violin Concerto [2018]

Israeli violinist Guy Braunstein and Finnish violinist Anna Gebert performing Bach's Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor – with the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Tasmin Little & Tony Lee – Brahms Violin Sonata No. 3 [2016]

English violinist Tasmin Little and pianist Tony Lee performing Brahms’ Violin Sonata No. 3 in D Minor. Recorded live on the 15th of July, 2016 – at the Sydney International...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Bomsori Kim – Franck Violin Sonata [2018]

South Korean VC Artist Bomsori Kim and pianist Jeung Beum Sohn performing Franck Violin Sonata in A Major. Recorded live on 10th of August, 2018 – at the Kumho...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Simone Lamsma – Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No. 3 [2018]

Dutch violin virtuoso Simone Lamsma performing Saint-Saëns' Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor - with conductor François-Xavier Roth & Les Siècles. Recorded live on 19th of September,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | ThatViolaKid – ‘Duality’ Debut Viola/Rap Music Video [2018]

Instagram sensation, Drew A. Forde (aka That Viola Kid) performing his new official debut music video ... 'Duality'.  The Juilliard School graduate has shot to internet...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Lorenz Chen – Schoenfeld International Violin Competition 1st Prize [2018]

24-year-old Lorenz Chen from Germany's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2018 Schoenfeld International Violin Competition - in Harbin, China. Recorded live on...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Jinjoo Cho – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto [2018]

South Korean violin virtuoso Jinjoo Cho performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto - with conductor Shi-Yeon Sung and the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. Recorded live at the 2018 Korean Independence...

VC LIVE | 2018 ARD International Music Competition [LIVESTREAM]

Watch the 2018 ARD International Music Competition live on The Violin Channel - direct from Munich, Germany.     ARD INTERNATONAL VIOLA COMPETITION FINAL ROUND LIVE FROM THE HERKULESSAAL,...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Nancy Zhou – Queen Elisabeth Competition [2012]

Archival footage of the then 19-year-old American VC Young Artist Nancy Zhou performing Sibelius Violin Concerto – in the Final of the 2012 Queen Elisabeth...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Ji Young Lim – Indianapolis Competition [2014]

Archival footage of the then 19-year-old South Korean VC Young Artist Ji Young Lim's prize winning performance - in the Final of the 2014 Indianapolis...

VC LIVE | 2018 Enescu International Cello Competition [LIVESTREAM]

Watch the 2018 Enescu International Cello Competition live and exclusively on The Violin Channel - direct from Bucharest, Romania.     CELLO COMPETITION FINAL ROUND - TUESDAY...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | VC Young Artist Kerson Leong – Leclair Sonata for 2 Violins … With Himself [WHAT]

VC Young Artist Kerson Leong performing Jean-Marie Leclair's Sonata No. 5 for 2 violins ... with himself. "I came across an alleged Chopin quote that...

VC LIVE | 2018 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis [LIVESTREAM]

Watch the 2018 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis live on The Violin Channel   https://vimeo.com/289950704   CLASSICAL FINAL ROUND - 8PM FRIDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER 2018 27-year-old VC Young Artist...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Crossover Violinist David Garrett – Guns N’ Roses ‘November Rain’ [2010]

2010 archival performance of German crossover violinist David Garrett performing Guns N' Roses’ iconic hit November Rain - live from Berlin’s Kindl-Bühne Wuhlheide. It has been...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Paul Huang – Tibor Varga International Violin Competition 1st Prize [2009]

Archival footage of the then 19-year-old VC Artist Paul Huang’s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2009 Tibor Varga International Violin...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Santiago Cañón Valencia – Bach Solo Cello Suite No. 3 [2018]

VC Young Artist Santiago Cañón Valencia performing Bach’s Solo Cello Suite No.3 in C Major. Recorded live on the 19th of August, 2018 at the Teatro...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Violinist Daniel Hope – Alan Fletcher Violin Concerto, Aspen Festival [2018]

British violin virtuoso Daniel Hope leading and performing American composer Alan Fletcher’s newly-premiered Violin Concerto - with the Aspen Festival Ensemble. Recorded live on the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Chee-Yun & Miles Graber – Brahms Violin Sonata No. 3 [2018]

South Korean-born violinist Chee-Yun and pianist Miles Graber performing Brahms’ Violin Sonata No. 3 in D Minor. Recorded live on the 5th of August, 2018...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Satu Vänskä – Bach, D Minor ‘Allemande’, Barbican Sessions [2018]

Australian Chamber Orchestra Principal Violinist, Satu Vänskä performing the Allemande from Bach’s Solo Violin Partita No. 2 in D Minor. Recorded at London’s Barbican Centre - as part...

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