Thursday, September 21, 2017

NEW TO YOUTUBE | New York Virtuosi Quartet – Philip Glass’s ‘Mishima’ [MUSIC VIDEO]

The New York Virtuosi Quartet, featuring violinist and fashion model Filip Pogady, performing the closing movement to American composer Philip Glass’s String Quartet No....

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Thomas Zehetmair – Mozart Violin Sonata No. 35 in A Major, 1988 [VIDEO]

Incredible never-before-uploaded 1988 performance by Austrian violinist Thomas Zehetmair and pianist Olli Mustonen of Mozart's Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 35 in A Major, K. 526. Recorded...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Opera Favourites …. (Arr. for Cello and 2 Voices) [LOL]

British duo Rebecca Carrington and Colin Brown present ... a selection of comedic operatic favorites .... arranged for cello and two voices ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UxdnzaWdC4&autohide=1 CARRINGTON-BROWN DUO |...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Israeli Composer Avner Dorman – “For Solo Violin”, 2017 [VIDEO]

Violinist Andrea Obiso performing Israeli-born composer Avner Dorman's newly-premiered unaccompanied 12 minute virtuoso violin work "For Solo Violin". "The first movement is based on a twelve-tone row ......

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Philippe Quint – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, March 2017 [VIDEO]

Russian-American violinist Philippe Quint performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto - with conductor Carl St. Clair and the Costa Rican National Orchestra. Recorded live on March 3rd, 2017 - at the...

MANIC MONDAY | Vivaldi’s ‘Spring’ … for A Cappella Vocal Quintet [HUH]

Vivaldi's 'Spring' from 'The Four Seasons' ... like you've never heard before .... Presented by acclaimed Israeli female unaccompanied vocal ensemble, Carmel A-Cappella. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uxs5O6hMBvg&showinfo=0&autohide=1 CARMEL A-CAPPELLA VOCAL...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Vladimir Spivakov & Pianist Boris Bekhterev – 1980 Recital [VIDEO]

Incredible never-before-uploaded 1980 recital by Russian violin virtuoso Vladimir Spivakov and pianist Boris Bekhterev. Featuring celebrated works by Ysaye, Franck, Bartok, Gershwin and Debussy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzoE7g3DgOQ&autohide=1 VIOLINIST VLADIMIR SPIVAKOV & PIANIST...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violinist Andrea Obiso – 2015 Khachaturian International Violin Competition [VIDEO]

2015 archival footage of the then 20 year old Italian violinist Andrea Obiso‘s prize winning performance – in the Final of the Khachaturian International Violin Competition,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Rudolf Koelman – Sibelius Violin Concerto, 1980, 20 Years Old [VIDEO]

Never-before-uploaded footage of the then 20 year old Dutch violin virtuoso Rudolf Koelman performing the 3rd movement from the Sibelius Violin Concerto Recorded live in 1980 -...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Kristine Balanas – 2017 ARD Violin Competition 3rd Prize [VIDEO]

27 year old Kristine Balanas from Latvia’s 3rd prize winning performance of Prokofiev’s 1st Violin Concerto – in the Final of the 2017 ARD International...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Sarah Christian – 2013 Michael Hill Violin Competition [VIDEO]

2013 archival footage of the then 23 year old German VC Young Artist Sarah Christian's prize winning performance - in the Final of the Michael...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Andrea Obiso – 2017 ARD Violin Competition Joint-Top Prize [VIDEO]

23 year old Andrea Obiso from Italy's joint-top prize winning performance of Prokofiev's 1st Violin Concerto - in the Final of the 2017 ARD...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Sarah Christian – 2017 ARD Violin Comp Joint-Top Prize [VIDEO]

VC Young Artist Sarah Christian from Germany's joint-top prize winning performance of Prokofiev's 1st Violin Concerto - in the Final of the 2017 ARD...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Meet AquaSonic – The World’s First Underwater Band [VIDEO]

Meet AquaSonic - the world’s first underwater music ensemble to perform in giant aquariums …. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhJLO5pFKTI&showinfo=0&autohide=1 AQUASONIC | WORLD’S FIRST UNDERWATER BAND | NEW...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Newly-Premiered Esa-Pekka Salonen Cello Concerto, 2017 [AUDIO]

German-French cellist Nicolas Altstaedt performing acclaimed Finnish conductor and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen's newly-premiered Cello Concerto - for solo cello, orchestra and electronic feedback loops. Recorded live...

MANIC MONDAY | The Melodica Men … ‘Jupiter’ from Holst’s ‘Planets’ [HUH]

YouTube sensations Joe Buono & Tristan Lane Clarke from The Melodica Men present 'Jupiter' from Holst's 'The Planets' … arranged for two mouth-blown melodicas …. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4-M0GPy8rY&showinfo=0&autohide=1 JOE...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | 2017 ARD International Violin Competition Semi-Final Round [VIDEO]

Recently-uploaded Semi-Final Round performances from the 2017 ARD International Violin Competition - in Munich, Germany. The Final Round, featuring 27 year old VC Young Artist...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Itzhak Perlman – Mendelssohn Concerto, 1958, 13 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible 1958 archival footage of the then 13 year old Itzhak Perlman performing the Finale from Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor – live on a...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Christel Lee – 2013 ARD International Violin Competition Top Prize [VIDEO]

Top prize winning performance by the then 23 year old Christel Lee – in the Final of the 2013 ARD International Violin Competition, in Munich,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Frank Peter Zimmermann – Beethoven Violin Concerto, Sawallisch, 1996 [VIDEO]

Never-before-uploaded archival performance of German virtuoso Frank Peter Zimmermann performing Beethoven’s Violin Concerto - with conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch & The Philadelphia Orchestra. Recorded live on...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Meet the Australian Naked Skydiving Violinist [GO-PRO]

Australian violinist Glen Donnelly celebrating his 30th birthday this week ... performing Vaughan Williams' 'Lark ... Descending' ... naked - whilst skydiving above Coffs Harbour,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Antonio Meneses – Tchaikovsky ‘Rococo Variations’, 1991 [NEW VIDEO]

Incredible never-before-uploaded 1991 performance of Brazilian cellist Antonio Meneses performing Tchaikovsky's 'Rococo Variations' - with conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev and the Moscow Radio Symphony. Recorded live at...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Tanya Anisimova – ‘Homage to Janos Starker’ For Solo Cello [NEW]

Russian cellist and composer Tanya Anisimova performing her own original work for solo cello, entitled 'Homage to Janos Starker'. Premiered in 2013 in Virginia, United States,...

MANIC MONDAY | Sally Cooper – DJ Calvin Harris ‘This is What You Came For’ (Arr. Violin) [VIDEO]

Youtube sensation, Australian electric violinist Sally Cooper covering DJ Calvin Harris' 2016 club smash hit 'This is What You Came For' ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56YKyxFlSZs&autohide=1 SALLY COOPER |...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Luke Hsu – Nielsen Violin Concerto, 2016 [VIDEO]

VC Young Artist Luke Hsu performing Carl Nielsen's Violin Concerto - with conductor Garrett Keast and Odense Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on April 23rd, 2016...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Yu-Chien Benny Tseng – 2012 Queen Elisabeth Comp [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 17 year old VC Young Artist Yu-Chien Benny Tseng's 5th prize winning performance – in the Final of the 2012...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Rachel Barton Pine – Bach Violin Concerto in A Minor, 2017 [VIDEO]

American violinist Rachel Barton Pine performing Bach Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor - with conductor Andrew Sewell and the Hong Kong City Chamber...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | ‘Billie Jean’ For Violin … and Fidget Spinner [HUH]

Violinist Rob Landes performing Michael Jackson's 'Billie Jean' for violin and ... fidget spinner ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSx4OpbnyYU&autohide=1 ROB LANDES | MICHAEL JACKSON | BILLIE JEAN | VIOLIN...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ivry Gitlis & Stéphane Grappelli – Cole Porter ‘Night & Day’, 1968 [VIDEO]

A never-before-uploaded 1968 improvisatory session on Cole Porter's 'Night and Day' by violinist Ivry Gitlis and legendary jazz violinist and pianist Stéphane Grappelli. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuGeK3YZbXg&showinfo=0&autohide=1 IVRY GITLIS &...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Frédéric Kummer & François Schubert – “Duo for Violin & Cello” [WORLD PREMIERE RECORDING]

Presenting the world premiere recording of 'Duo Concertante No. 1 for Violin and Cello' by German composers Frédéric Kummer (1797-1879) & François Schubert (1808-1878). Whilst little details...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Leia Zhu – Wieniawski ‘Souvenir de Moscou’, 10 Years Old, 2017 [VIDEO]

10 year old British violinist Leia Zhu performing Wieniawski's 'Souvenir de Moscou' – with pianist Evgenia Lakernik. Recorded live in July 2017 – at the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ruggiero Ricci & Romola Costantino – Never-Before-Uploaded 1981 Recital [VIDEO]

Incredible never-before-uploaded 1981 recital by legendary American violin virtuoso Ruggiero Ricci and Australian pianist Romola Costantino. Recorded live at Melbourne's Dallas Brooks Recital Hall – featuring...

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