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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...

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

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

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...

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VC YOUNG ARTIST | Risa Hokamura, 17 – Indianapolis Comp & Young Concert Artists Major Prizes

17-year-old Japanese violinist Risa Hokamura is quickly building an international reputation as a young virtuoso of outstanding potential. A student of Koichiro Harada, Mayuko Kamio and Machie Oguri at the...

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