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FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC ‘Young Artist’ Dami Kim – 1st Prize 2012 Hannover Comp [VIDEO]

The then 23 year old VC ‘Young Artist’ Dami Kim, from South Korea performing Beethoven Violin Concerto - in the Final of the 2012...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Anne Akiko Meyers – Beethoven Concerto, 1998 [VIDEO]

1998 archival footage of American violinist, Anne Akiko Meyers performing Beethoven Violin Concerto in D Major. Recorded live at the Beethoven Festival, in Krakow, Poland -...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | London Musicians’ Emotional Response to EU Brexit Vote [VIDEO]

The night after the UK's EU Brexit referendum, a group of London-based musicians and singers spontaneously came together for an emotional outpouring of emotion in London's...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Vadim Repin – 1982, 11 Year Old Child Prodigy [VIDEO]

Incredible 1982 archival footage of a then prodigious 11 year old Vadim Repin performing Tikhon Khrennikov’s Violin Concerto No. 1. Recorded live with conductor Evgeny Svetlanov...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi – Menuhin Competition [2014]

Archival performance of the then 20 year old VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi - performing Ravel's 'Tzigane' in the Semi-Final of the 2014 Menuhin...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Victor Pikayzen – Kabalevsky Violin Concerto [1972]

Never-before-uploaded 1972 audio recording of Russian violinist Victor Pikayzen performing Kabalevsky Violin Concerto in C Major – with conductor Fuat Mansurov and the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXneqaUKJfc VICTOR PIKAYZEN | KABALEVSKY...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Jacqueline du Pré – Dvorak Cello Concerto, Barenboim, 1968 [NEVER-BEFORE-RELEASED]

Incredible recently rediscovered 1968 video recording of legendary British cellist Jacqueline du Pré performing the Dvorak Cello Concerto - with conductor Daniel Barenboim and...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Pinchas Zukerman – Wieniawski ‘Polonaise in D’, 22 Years Old [1971]

Amazing 1971 archival footage of the then 22 year old Pinchas Zukerman performing Wieniawski's 'Polonaise in D Major' - with American pianist Lawrence Smith. The...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Minami Yoshida – Montreal International Violin Competition Final [VIDEO]

17 year old Minami Yoshida, from Japan performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - in the Final Round of the 2016 Montreal International Violin Competition, in Montreal, Canada. Recorded live...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu – Paganini International Violin Competition, 1st Prize [2018]

17-year-old VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu‘s 1st prize-winning performances - in the Final round of the 2018 Paganini International Violin Competition, in Genoa, Italy. Recorded live on the...

VC WHERE ARE THEY NOW | Ida Haendel, 83 – August 2012

We know the legends, we own the recordings, we’ve seen the historical footage – but what can we expect from a live concert experience...

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 | Nancy Zhou – 2017 IsangYun International Violin Comp 2nd Prize [VIDEO]

24 year old American violinist Nancy Zhou's 2nd prize winning performance - in the Final of the 2017 IsangYun International Violin Competition, in Tongyeong, South Korea. Recorded...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito” (Arr. Two Violas & Guitar) [WOW]

Introducing Luis Fonsi's hit track 'Despacito' ... arranged for 2 violas and guitar ... Filmed in August 2017 at the Molyvos International Music Festival in...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Nathan Milstein – Beethoven ‘Kreutzer’ Sonata, 1986 [VIDEO]

Incredible never-before-uploaded archival performance of violinist Nathan Milstein and pianist Georges Pludermacher performing Beethoven's 'Kreutzer' Violin Sonata No. 9. Recorded live in July 1986 - at...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Simone Porter – ‘Theme from ‘Schindler’s List’, 2016 [VIDEO]

20 year old violinist, VC Young Artist Simone Porter performing American film composer John Williams' 'Theme from Schindler's List' - live from 2016 American...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Cellist Mischa Maisky – Bach Solo Cello Suite No. 2 [1991]

Incredible 1991 archival performance of Soviet-born Israeli cello virtuoso Mischa Maisky performing Bach’s Solo Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor. Maestro Maisky this week...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | The Melodica Men … Wagner’s ‘Ride of the Valkyries’ [WHOA]

YouTube sensations Joe Buono and Tristan Clarke from The Melodica Men present Wagner's 'Ride of the Valkyries' ... arranged for four mouth-blown melodicas ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGmwXi4TL3Y JOE BUONO & TRISTAN CLARKE...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Vadim Repin – Live in Moscow, 1992, 20 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible never-before-uploaded 1992 recital by the then 20 year old Russian wunderkind Vadim Repin - live in Moscow. Works include Schubert's Violin Sonata No. 4, Schubert's...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Isaac Stern – Beethoven Violin Concerto, Live [NEW VIDEO]

Never-before-uploaded live performance of Isaac Stern performing Beethoven's Violin Concerto - with conductor Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CeWinsQu0mU&showinfo=0&autohide=1 ISAAC STERN | BEETHOVEN VIOLIN...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Meet Joshua Emara … Boise’s Dancing Violinist [WOOT]

Meet Joshua Emara .... the dancing violinist .... Inspired by Lindsey Stirling and Madonna, 13 year old Joshua performs every Sunday in the Boise Street...

VC WHERE ARE THEY NOW | Julia Fischer, 30 – June 2013

We know the legends, we own the recordings, we’ve seen the historical footage – but what can we expect from a live concert experience...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Emerson String Quartet – Mozart’s String Quartet No. 15 [1991]

Never-before-uploaded 1991 performance of the acclaimed Emerson String Quartet performing Mozart's String Quartet No. 15 in D Minor. Recorded live on May 15th, 1991 in Tokyo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydlRd_nzX5Y EMERSON...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Tianyou Ma – Menuhin Competition, Senior 4th Prize [2018]

17-year-old Chinese violinist Tianyou Ma's 4th prize-winning performance in the senior final of the 2018 Menuhin Competition. Recorded live on the 21st of April at Victoria...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Yo-Yo Ma, 1985, Bach ‘Bourree’– [VIDEO]

1985 archival footage of the then 29 year old cello virtuoso Yo-Yo Ma performing Bach’s 'Bourrée' - live on a national broadcast of children's television...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | John Adams – ‘Scheherazade 2’ for Violin & Orchestra [NEW]

Introducing 'Scheherazade 2' - a new dramatic symphonic Concerto for Solo Violin and Orchestra by American composer John Adams. Jointly commissioned by the New York...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Issac Stern & Gil Shaham – Bach Double, Israel Philharmonic, Live 1996

Legendary historical footage of Issac Stern and a then 25 year old Gil Shaham performing the Bach Double Violin Concerto in D Minor at...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Vadim Repin – Brahms Violin Concerto, 1998 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1998 archival footage of the then 26 year old Russian violin virtuoso, Vadim Repin performing Brahms Violin Concerto in D Major. Recorded live with...

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...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist Alexandra Conunova – Hannover Competition 1st Prize [2012]

Archival footage of the then 23-year-old VC Artist Alexandra Conunova's joint-1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2012 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition, in...

MANIC MONDAY | The Melodica Men … Mussorgsky’s ‘Night on Bald Mountain’ [SPOOKY]

YouTube sensations Joe Buono & Tristan Lane Clarke from The Melodica Men present a very special, spooky Mussorgsky's 'Night on Bald Mountain' … arranged for...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Daniil Shafran & Anton Osetrov – Franck Cello Sonata, Live Performance [1983]

Never-before-uploaded 1983 live audio recording of legendary Russian cellist Daniil Shafran and pianist Anton Osetrov performing a cello arrangement of César Franck's Violin Sonata...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Michael Daugherty – 3-Time Grammy Winning ‘Tales of Hemingway’ [CONGRATS]

American cellist Zuill Bailey performing Michael Daugherty's 3-time Grammy award winning 'Tales of Hemingway' for Solo Cello and Orchestra. Premiered in April 2015 with conductor Giancarlo...

VC BUZZ | Bach, Double Violin Concerto – for Dancing Elephants [VIDEO]

Watch what happens when Eleanor Bartsch, a violinist performing with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra at the Circus World Museum, in Wisconsin approaches the elephant enclosure. Not...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Artist’ Nikita Boriso-Glebsky – Vieuxtemps Concerto No. 5 [VIDEO]

VC ‘Artist’ Nikita Boriso-Glebsky performing Henri Vieuxtemps’ Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Minor. Recorded live with conductor Clemens Schuldt and the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Angelo Xiang Yu – Beethoven’s ‘Spring’ Violin Sonata [2018]

VC Artist Angelo Xiang Yu performing Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 5 'Spring' - with pianist Andrew Hsu. Recorded live on the 31st of March, 2018...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Maxim Vengerov – Grammy Awards, 21 Years Old [1996]

Never-before-uploaded 1996 performance of the then 21 year old wunderkind Maxim Vengerov - live at the 38th annual Grammy Awards. Recorded with conductor Zdenek Macal and the New...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Itzhak Perlman, 18 Years Old – 1964, Ed Sullivan Show [VIDEO]

Incredible 1964 archival footage of a then 18 year old Itzhak Perlman performing the 3rd movement from Wieniawski's Violin Concerto No.2 in D minor...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Sarah Chang – ‘Carmen Fantasy’, 1991, 11 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible never-before-uploaded 1991 archival performance of the then 11 year old prodigy Sarah Chang performing Sarasate’s ‘Carmen Fantasy’ - with conductor John Williams and the...

VC BUZZ | The Piano Guys – World’s Largest Christmas Nativity Scene [VIDEO]

Youtube viral sensations, The Piano Guys have this week released a new Christmas video – featuring what's believed to be the world's largest nativity...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Na Kyung Kang – 2016 Menuhin Competition, 12 Years Old [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 12 year old South Korean violinist Na Kyung Kang's 4th prize winning performance   in the Final of the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Luke Hsu – 2016 Wieniawski Comp 4th Prize [VIDEO]

26 year old Luke Hsu's 4th prize winning performances – in the Final of the 2016 Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Competition, in Poznań, Poland. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfhdVyEAQgA&showinfo=0&autohide=1 LUKE HSU | WIENIAWSKI...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW | Gil Shaham, Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto – July 2013

We know the legends, we own the recordings, we’ve seen the historical footage – but what can we expect from a live concert experience...

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 | Janine Jansen – Bruch Violin Concerto, Concertgebouw [2018]

Dutch violin virtuoso Janine Jansen performing Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor - with conductor Daniele Gatti and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Recorded...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Paul Watkins – Elgar Cello Concerto, 2007 Proms [VIDEO]

2007 archival footage of Welsh cellist, Paul Watkins performing Elgar’s Cello Concerto in E Minor - with conductor Jiří Bělohlávek and the BBC Symphony...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Luke Hsu & Irina Frisardi – Mozart Violin Sonata No. 22 [2018]

Violinist, VC Young Artist Luke Hsu and pianist Irina Frisardi performing Mozart’s Violin Sonata No. 22 in A Major.   https://youtu.be/CyKkeJ6vbK0 VC YOUNG ARTIST LUKE HSU & IRINA FRISARDI | MOZART...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Miriam Fried – 1971 Queen Elisabeth Competition 1st Prize [AUDIO]

Amazing 1971 archival audio of the then 24 year old Miriam Fried's 1st prize winning performance - in the Final of the Queen Elisabeth...

PAGANINI POV | Sean Lee – Paganini Caprice No. 18 in C major [GOPRO CAM]

In this unique and exclusive VC series, American violin virtuoso Sean Lee spins us through the twists and chicanes of the Paganini Solo Violin...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Kian Soltani – Schubert, ‘Nacht & Traume’, 2016 [VIDEO]

VC Artist Kian Soltani and pianist Aaron Pilsan performing Franz Schubert's 'Nacht und Traume' for Cello and Piano. Recorded live in April 2016 - at...

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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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