Sunday, May 19, 2019

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Cellist Yo-Yo Ma – Bach Cello Suite, US-Mexico Border [2019]

Superstar cellist Yo-Yo Ma performing Bach’s 6th Solo Cello Suite live at the US-Mexico border - in protest to the Trump administration's recent immigration...

VC LIVE | Pinchas Zukerman Celebration – Live from the Manhattan School of Music [LIVESTREAM]

VC Facebook Live webcast direct from violinist Pinchas Zukerman combined 70th Birthday and 25th Anniversary of the Pinchas Zukerman Performance Program celebration - in...

VC LIVE | VC Takeover – Cellist Amanda Forsyth, Live from the Pinchas Zukerman Celebration [LIVE]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with … wait, was recently taken over by cellist Amanda Forsyth for a Facebook Livestream with her fans...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Himari Yoshimura – Grumiaux Junior Comp Grand Prize, 7-Years-Old [2019]

7-year-old violinist Himari Yoshimura from Japan's Grand Prize winning performance in the Junior Category Final of the 2019 Grumiaux International Competition for Young Violinists –...

25 Things Musicians Need to Do Today to Feel Better About Themselves …

Unfortunately, we don’t come with a manual. So here’s 25 things every classical musician needs to do today to feel better about themselves ...   1....

VC LIVE | VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung – New York Recital Debut [LIVESTREAM]

Watch VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung's New York City Recital Debut - direct from Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Music Center, in New...

VC LIVE | 2019 Sphinx Competition Senior Final, Detroit [LIVESTREAM]

Watch the 2019 Sphinx Competition Senior Final live on The Violin Channel – direct from Detroit, United States.   SPHINX COMPETITION SENIOR FINAL ROUND LIVE FROM THE MAX M...

VC LIVE | ‘Forward Movement’ – Live from Beare’s Premiere Music Festival in Hong Kong [LIVE]

VC Facebook Live webcast direct from the Beare’s Premiere Music Festival — in Hong Kong. Program including Vivaldi’s Mandolin Concerto, Dvorak’s Terzetto, Spohr’s Double Quartet and Elgar’s...

VC LIVE | Concert Artists Guild – Career Intentions with Violinist Jennifer Koh [LIVE]

VC Facebook Live webcast with American violinist Jennifer Koh – direct from Tarisio Fine Instruments & Bows in New York City. Hosted by Concert Artists Guild President Tanya Bannister, the 1994...

VC LIVE | Juilliard School Chamber Musicians – Live from New York’s WQXR [LIVE]

VC Facebook Live webcast with The Juilliard School Chamber Musicians - direct from WQXR's Greene Space in New York City. Program features selections from Mozart’s...

VC LIVE | Omer String Quartet – New York City Recital Debut [LIVE]

VC Facebook Live webcast of the American-based Omer String Quartet’s New York City recital debut – live from Merkin Concert Hall. Presented by Young Concert Artists,...

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 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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

VC LIVE | Direct From the 2018 Rockport Music Festival – Opening Night [LIVE]

VC Facebook Live webcast direct from the opening night of the 2018 Rockport Music Festival - in Rockport, Massachusetts, United States. Program including Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir...

VC LIVE | VC Takeover – VC Artist Tessa Lark, Live from New York’s Central Park [LIVE]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with … wait, was recently taken over by … VC Artist Tessa Lark for a Facebook Livestream with their...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | TwoSet Violin – “How NOT To Look After Your Instrument” [TRUTH]

Australian funsters TwoSet Violin talk us through the dos and don'ts ... of how NOT to look after your instrument ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKGaLt-GZog

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Donghyun Kim – Seoul International Violin Competition, 1st Prize [2018]

1st prize-winning performance of 18 year old South Korean violinist Donghyun Kim at the 2018 Seoul International Violin Competition – in Seoul, South Korea. https://youtu.be/vVZNsI9WB1c?t=3m16s DONGHYUN KIM | SIBELIUS VIOLIN...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | James Ehnes – Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1 [2017]

Canadian violin virtuoso James Ehnes performing Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor - with conductor Yoel Levi and the KBS Symphony Orchestra. Recorded...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Qigang Chen – ‘Reflections of a Vanished Time’ US Premiere [2017]

French cello virtuoso Gautier Capuçon performing the US-premiere performance of Chinese composer Qigang Chen’s ‘Reflections of a Vanished Time' for solo cello and orchestra. Recorded...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | 2017 Jacqueline du Pré Charity Concert, London’s Wigmore Hall [CONCERT]

British cello virtuoso Steven Isserlis with VC Artists William Hagen, Stephen Waarts, Ziyu Shen, Timothy Ridout, Kian Soltani and Pablo Ferrández coming together for...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Rising Star Yesong Sophie Lee, 13 – Wieniawski ‘Faust Fantasie’, 2017 [VIDEO]

13 year old VC Rising Star Yesong Sophie Lee performing Wieniawski's 'Fantasie Brillante on Themes from Faust, Op. 20' with collaborative pianist Hiro David. Recorded...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Yo-Yo Ma & …. Condoleezza Rice – Schumann’s ‘Fantasiestücke’ [VIDEO]

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and former United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice performing a surprise performance of Schumann's 'Fantasiestücke'. Recorded live on May 6th, 2017...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Ray Chen – Comedy Videos Compilation, Volume 2 [LOL]

VC Artist Ray Chen's Volume 2 compilation of musical comedy clips - as originally seen on Facebook and Instagram ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkCQYrFzW84&showinfo=0&autohide=1 VC ARTIST RAY CHEN |...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Lara Boschkor – Tonali Violin Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

17 year old VC Young Artist Lara Boschkor from Germany’s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2017 Tonali Violin Competition, in...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Simone Lamsma – 2017 Bravo! Vail Festival Debut [VIDEO]

Short excerpt of Dutch violin virtuoso Simone Lamsma performing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto - with conductor Jaap van Zweden and Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Joshua Bell & Steven Isserlis – Brahms Double Concerto, 2017 [VIDEO]

Short except of violinist Joshua Bell and cellist Steven Isserlis performing Brahms’ Double Concerto in A Minor - with The Academy of St Martin in the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ioana Cristina Goicea – 2017 Michael Hill Violin Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

24 year old Romanian violinist Ioana Cristina Goicea‘s 1st prize winning performance – in the Final of the 2017 Michael Hill International Violin Competition. Recorded live...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Victor Julien-Lafferrier – Queen Elisabeth Cello Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

26 year old Victor Julien-Laferrière from France’s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2017 Queen Elisabeth International Cello Competition. Recorded live with...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Rising Star SooBeen Lee – NYC Debut Recital, 2016 [VIDEO]

16 year old VC Rising Star SooBeen Lee, from South Korea performing Saint-Saens' 'Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso' - with pianist Noreen Polera. Recorded live on November...

VC BUZZ | 7 Year Old Leukemia Patient Fulfills Dream to Conduct a Symphony [MUST SEE]

7 year old Stage 4 leukemia-patient Jordan Cartwright fulfilled a lifelong dream this week, in Canada ... to conduct a symphony orchestra. The elementary school student,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Leia Zhu – Wieniawski ‘Polonaise in D’, 10 Years Old [VIDEO]

10 years old British violinist Leia Zhu performing Wieniawski's 'Polonaise Brillante in D Major' Op. 4 - with pianist Maxim Lando. Recorded live on November...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Itzhak Perlman – Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3, 1991 [VIDEO]

Never-before-uploaded 1991 archival performance of violinist Itzhak Perlman performing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major. Recorded live at Orchard Hall in Tokyo -...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Dong-Suk Kang – Sibelius Violin Concerto, 1990 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1990 archival footage of South Korean violinist Dong-Suk Kang performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - with conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Steven Isserlis – Dvorak Cello Concerto, 1991 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1991 archival footage of British cellist Steven Isserlis performing Dvorak's Cello Concerto - with the late David Shallon and the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSURHWgA6OA&showinfo=0&autohide=1 STEVEN ISSERLIS...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist, Sean Lee – Schubert ‘Rondo in A Major’, 2016 [VIDEO]

American violin virtuoso, Sean Lee performing Schubert's 'Rondo in A Major for Violin and String Quartet'. Recorded live in March 2016 - as part of the...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | US Swim Coach & Swimmer – Bach Double Concerto [VIDEO]

2016 USA Olympic Swim Team Coach, Bob Bowman and three-time Olympian swimmer, Elizabeth Beisel performing an arrangement of Bach's Double Violin Concerto - amidst preparation for...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ivry Gitlis & Khatia Buniatishvili – 2016 Aix-En-Provence Festival [VIDEO]

93 year old violin virtuoso, Ivry Gitlis performing a selection of violin show-pieces by Fritz Kreisler and Maria Theresia von Paradis - at the 2016 Aix-en-Provence Festival, in...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Igor Pikayzen – ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’, 2016 [VIDEO]

VC Artist Igor Pikayzen, from Russia/United States performing Willy Burmester's transcription of the 'Scherzo' from Mendelssohn's 'Midsummer Night's Dream'. Recorded live at New York City – on June 11th,...

VC BUZZ | Every Violin Soloists’ Biggest Nightmare … [COVER YOUR EYES]

Violinist Romulo Assis performing Tchaikovsky Concerto with the Orquestra do Norte, in Portugal last week ... on his 19th Century Nicola Lupot violin - when all...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Leonid Kogan – Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1, 1976 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1976 never-before-released footage of Soviet legend Leonid Kogan performing Shostakovich’s 1st Violin Concerto - with conductor Evgeny Svetlanov and the State Academy Symphony...

LATEST

VC ARTIST OF THE WEEK

VC ARTISTS | Calidore String Quartet – “Confidence”, “Finesse”, “Intellect” and “Expression”

The New York-based Calidore String Quartet has in recent years firmly established themselves as one of the most celebrated young chamber ensembles to emerge internationally - praised for...

VIDEOS

ON THIS DAY

OUT NOW