Monday, August 20, 2018

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Brannon Cho – Boccherini Cello Sonata in C Major [2018]

VC Young Artist, cellist Brannon Cho and pianist Victor Asuncion performing Boccherini's Sonata for Cello and Piano in C Major. Recorded live on the 31st of July,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Tobias Feldmann – Wieniawski Violin Concerto No. 2 [2018]

VC Artist Tobias Feldmann performing Wieniawski Violin Concerto No. 2 in D Minor – with conductor Łukasz Borowicz and the Bilkent Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on the...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi – Michael Hill International Violin Comp [2015]

2015 archival footage of Canadian VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi's prize winning performance – in the Final of the 2015 Michael Hill International Violin Competition,...

MANIC MONDAY | VC Artist Sergey Malov – The Sibelius Violin Concerto Horse Trot [NEIGH]

VC Artist Sergey Malov performing the final movement from the Sibelius Violin Concerto ... horse back! Don't try this at home ...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Viktor Tretyakov – Brahms Violin Concerto [1983]

Incredible never-before-uploaded 1983 archival performance of legendary Russian violinist Viktor Tretyakov performing Brahms' Violin Concerto in D Major – with conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev and the Tchaikovsky Symphony...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Cellist Yo-Yo Ma – Dvorák Cello Concerto [2017]

French-born American cellist Yo-Yo Ma performing Dvorák's Cello Concerto in B Minor - with conductor Rune Bergmann and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. Recorded live on the 7th of...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violist Masumi Per Rostad – Rebecca Clarke Viola Sonata [2018]

Eastman School of Music Viola Professor Masumi Per Rostad and pianist Alan Chow performing Rebecca Clarke's Sonata for Viola and Piano. Recorded live at Kilbourn Hall, in Rochester, New...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Tai Murray – ‘The Lark Ascending’, BBC Proms Festival [2018]

American violinist Tai Murray performing Ralph Vaughan Williams' The Lark Ascending – with conductor Martyn Brabbins and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Recorded live on the 27th of July,...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung – Enescu International Cello Comp, 1st Prize [2016]

Incredible 2016 archival footage of the then 17-year-old VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2016 Enescu International...

VC LIVE | VC Facebook Livestream – Joshua Bell, ‘The Red Violin’ Panel Discussion [LIVE]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with superstar violinist Joshua Bell, composer John Corigliano, producer Niv Fichman and conductor Michael Stern – for a fun Facebook...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Shihan Wang – il Piccolo Violino Magico International Competition, 3rd Prize [2018]

13-year-old Shihan Wang‘s 3rd prize-winning performance – in the Final of the 2018 il Piccolo Violino Magico International Competition, in San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy. Recorded live...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Bohdan Luts – il Piccolo Violino Magico International Competition, 2nd Prize [2018]

13-year-old Bohdan Luts‘ 2nd prize-winning performance – in the Final of the 2018 il Piccolo Violino Magico International Competition, in San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy. Recorded live on...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Natsuho Murata – il Piccolo Violino Magico International Competition, 1st Prize [2018]

10-year-old Natsuho Murata‘s 1st prize-winning performance – in the Final of the 2018 il Piccolo Violino Magico International Competition, in San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy. Recorded live on...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Roman Simovic – Wieniawski International Violin Competition [2001]

Incredible 2001 archival footage of Ukrainian violin virtuoso Roman Simovic performing Wieniawski's 1st Violin Concerto in F Sharp Minor - in the Final of the...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Meet the Baby Mouse Violin Virtuoso [LOL]

Introducing, Rattle ... the baby mouse violinist ... performing the Prelude from Bach's E Major Solo Partita ...  

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Mendelssohn Octet (Arr. Full Orchestra With Winds) [2017]

New York's Ensemble 212 performing Mendelssohn's Octet in E Flat Major Op. 20 - arranged for full orchestra with winds. Recorded live on the 17th...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Justin Yu & Joyous String Ensemble – Elgar Cello Concerto, 11-Years-Old [2018]

Newly-released performance of 11-year-old Justin Yu performing and leading Elgar's Cello Concerto in E Minor - with the Joyous String Ensemble childrens' orchestra.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=al2oraSZ1SI JUSTIN YU...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Ning Feng – Paganini Violin Concerto No. 1 [2017]

Chinese violin virtuoso Ning Feng performing Paganini's Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major - with conductor Charles Olivieri-Munroe and the Korean Chamber Orchestra. Recorded live...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artists Notos Quartett – Schoenfeld International Chamber Music Comp 1st Prize [2016]

Archival footage of the German-based Notos Quartett‘s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2016 Schoenfeld International Chamber Music Competition - in...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist & Violist Barry Shiffman – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with acclaimed Canadian violinist & violist, Barry Shiffman - Artistic Director of the 2018 Rockport Music Festival, in Rockport, Massachusetts,...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Alexander Izosimov Violin Concerto No. 2 – World Premiere [2018]

Russian violinist Vladislav Pesin performing the world premiere performance of composer Alexander Izosimov‘s Violin Concerto No. 2. Recorded on the 24th of May, 2018 - with conductor Arkady...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung – Tchaikovsky ‘Rococo Variations’ [2018]

18-year-old VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung performing Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme – with pianist Carlos Avila. Recorded live on the 11th of July – at...

MANIC MONDAY | Violinist Takes A Dip in the Versace Mansion Pool … [WHAT]

New York-based violinist Danielle Marien Turano performing in the 1 million dollar 24K gold mosaic Versace Mansion pool - in Miami Beach, Florida, United States. Video...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Cellist Aldo Parisot – Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No. 1 [1960]

Incredible 1960 archival performance of Brazilian-American cellist Aldo Parisot performing Saint-Saens' Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor - with conductor Willis Page and...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Gyehee Kim – Enescu International Violin Competition 1st Prize [2016]

Archival footage of the then 23-year-old South Korean violinist Gyehee Kim's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2016 George Enescu International Violin...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Detroit Symphony Concertmaster, Yoonshin Song – Bartók Violin Concerto No. 2 [2018]

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster, Yoonshin Song performing Bartók's Violin Concerto No. 2 - with conductor Leonard Slatkin and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on the 7th of...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Midori – Bach Violin Concerto in D Minor [2018]

Japanese-American violin virtuoso, Midori performing Bach's Violin Concerto in D Minor BWV 1052 - with conductor Ivan Ostapovych and the Ukrainian Festival Orchestra. Recorded live on the 24th...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Jean-Guihen Queyras – Haydn Cello Concerto in C Major [2017]

French cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras performing Haydn's Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major - with conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Recorded live on...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Christian Ferras – Sibelius Violin Concerto, Live [1965]

Incredible never-before-uploaded live 1965 archival performance by legendary French violin virtuoso Christian Ferras performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - with conductor Zubin Mehta and the French National...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | ‘Flintstones Theme’ (Arr. for 52 Double Basses) [WHAT]

The 52 double bass ensemble ... performing the theme from the Hanna-Barbera classic American animated sitcom, The Flintstones ... Recorded this week at the Make Music...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Alma Deutscher Violin Concerto in G Minor, 12 Years Old [2017]

The then 12-year-old English violinist and composer Alma Deutscher performing her own original full-length Violin Concerto in G minor. Recorded live in July, 2017, with conductor Joji...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Mayuko Kamio – Sibelius Violin Concerto [2008]

Incredible 2008 archival performance of the then 21-year-old Japanese violinist Mayuko Kamio performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - with conductor Vladimir Spivakov and the National Philharmonic Orchestra of...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Liya Petrova – Carl Nielsen International Violin Concerto, Joint-1st Prize [2016]

Archival video of Bulgarian violinist Liya Petrova's joint-1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2016 Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition, in Odense, Denmark. Applications...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu – Paganini Violin Concerto, 9-Years-Old [2010]

Incredible 2010 archival footage of the then 9-year-old VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu performing Paganini's Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major. Kevin was awarded 1st...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Nemanja Radulovic – Bach ‘Chaccone’ [2018]

Serbian violin virtuoso Nemanja Radulovic performing Bach's Chaccone from the Solo Partita No. 2 in D Minor. Recorded live on the 21st of June, 2018 –...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | VC Artist Pablo Ferrández – Strad Cello Vs Guarneri [$$$]

VC Artist Pablo Ferrández puts the 1696 Lord Aylesford Stradivarius cello to test ... up against the 1694 Joseph Filius Guarnerius .... Instruments courtesy of the Nippon Music Foundation...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Gediminas Gelgotas Violin Concerto No. 1 – World Premiere [2018]

21-year-old Swiss violinist David Nebel performing the world premiere performance of Lithuanian composer Gediminas Gelgotas' Violin Concerto No. 1. Recorded on the 7th of July,...

MANIC MONDAY | Pauline Lee … The 10-Year-Old Hula-Hooping Violinist [WOOT]

Meet Pauline Lee ... the 10-year-old hula-hooping violinist ... Recorded live at the 2018 Heifetz International Music Institute, in Staunton, Virginia, USA.  

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Gil Shaham – Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 [2018]

Israeli-American violinist Gil Shaham performing Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major – with conductor Nicholas McGegan and the SWR Symphonieorchester. Recorded live on the 12th of May 2018...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Nikita Boriso-Glebsky – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto [2018]

Russian violin virtuoso, VC Artist Nikita Boriso-Glebsky performing Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor - with conductor Leo Kraemer and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra. Recorded live on the 3rd...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Cellist Camille Thomas – Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1 [2018]

Franco-Belgian cellist, Camille Thomas performing Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor - with conductor Diego Matheuz and the Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine. Recorded live on...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Cellist Brinton Averil Smith – Waxman ‘Carmen Fantasie’ (Arr. Cello) [2018]

Houston Symphony Orchestra's Principal Cellist Brinton Averil Smith performing Waxman's virtuosic violin show piece 'Carmen Fantasie' - newly-arranged for solo cello. Recorded live on the 9th of February,...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violinist Lisa Batiashvili – Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1 [2009]

2009 archival performance of violin virtuoso Lisa Batiashvili performing Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major - with conductor Franz Welser-Möst and the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester. Recorded live on...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | 2018 Menuhin Competition, Geneva – Documentary [2018]

The Menuhin Competition has today released a new 25-minute documentary piece - following the 2018 competition, in Geneva. "The Menuhin Competition attracts hundreds of entries from...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Cellist Rainer Crosett – Tchaikovsky ‘Rococo Variations’ [2015]

2015 archival footage of American cellist Rainer Crosett performing Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme - with conductor Hugo Wolff and the New England Conservatory Philharmonia. The...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist In Mo Yang – Bernstein ‘Serenade’ [2018]

22-year-old Korean violin virtuoso, VC Young Artist In Mo Yang performing Leonard Bernstein's Serenade for Violin and Orchestra - with conductor Hugo Wolff and the NEC Philharmonia. Recorded...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Cyclist & Violinist Martha Gill – Two Birds … One Stone [SAY-WHAT]

18-year-old pro cyclist and violinist Martha Gill ... killing two birds with one stone ...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Lara St. John & Matt Herskowitz – ‘Canada 151 Proof’ [2018]

Canadian violinist Lara St. John and pianist Matt Herskowitz present Canada 151 Proof - 17 original genre variations and theme on Canada's national anthem, O...

VC LIVE | VC Takeover – Rockport Music Fellowship Quartet, Live from Rockport Music Festival [LIVE]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with … wait, was recently taken over by … the Rockport Music Fellowship Quartet for a Facebook Livestream with their fans...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Pablo Ferrández – Prokofiev ‘Sinfonia Concertante’ [2018]

Spanish cellist, VC Artist Pablo Ferrández performing Prokofiev's 'Sinfonia Concertante' Op.125 - with conductor Yoel Levi and the KBS Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on the 23th of March, 2018...

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