Thursday, February 23, 2017

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist, Cellist Pablo Ferrandez – 2008, 16 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible 2008 archival footage of the then 16 year old VC Artist Pablo Ferrandez performing Dvorak's Cello Concerto - with conductor Ros Marba and the Queen...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Ida Haendel – Sibelius Violin Concerto, 1981 [VIDEO]

Stupendous 1981 archival performance of Polish-born British virtuoso Ida Haendel performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - with conductor Franz Paul Decker and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra. Ms Haendel...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | 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. Steven was...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Ji Young Lim – 2014 Indianapolis Comp 3rd Prize [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 19 years old South Korean VC Young Artist Ji Young Lim's 3rd prize winning performance - in the Final of...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Filip Pogady – Wieniawski ‘Variations’, 2003, 15 Years Old [VIDEO]

2003 archival footage of the then 15 year old Filip Pogady - performing Wieniawski’s ‘Variations on an Original Theme’. VC recently caught up with violinist...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Kanneh-Mason Family Orchestra – ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ [VIDEO]

2015 footage of the Kanneh-Mason Family Orchestra's crowd-roaring appearance on the British television talent-quest ‘Britain’s Got Talent.’ Brother, cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, winner of the 2016 'BBC Young...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Elly Suh – 2013 Oistrakh International Violin Comp [VIDEO]

2013 archival footage of the then 24 year old South Korean-American violinist Elly Suh performing Ravel's 'Tzigane' - at the 2013 David Oistrakh International Violin...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | David Oistrakh – 1935 Wieniawski International Violin Competition [AUDIO]

Incredible 1935 archival recital of the then 27 year old David Oistrakh performing in the inaugural Wieniawski International Violin Competition, in Warsaw. Oistrakh was awarded 2nd...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | SoYoung Yoon – 2011 Wieniawski Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 26 year old SoYoung Yoon's 1st prize winning performance of Wieniawski’s 1st Violin Concerto - in the Final of the 2011...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Hyuk-Joo Kwun – Shostakovich Concerto, 2009 Hannover Comp [VIDEO]

South Korean violinist Hyuk-Joo Kwun performing Shostakovich's Violin Concerto in the Final of the 2009 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition, in Hannover. Hyuk-Joo sadly passed away...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Bach ‘Goldberg Variations’ Arr. Dmitry Sitkovetsky, 1985 [VIDEO]

Amazing 1985 archival performance of violin virtuoso Dmitry Sitkovetsky performing his own string trio arrangement of Bach's 'Goldberg Variations' - with violist Gerard Caussé and...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Francisco Fullana – 2015 Munetsugu Angel Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

1st prize winning performance of the then 24 year old VC Young Artist Francisco Fullana - in the Final of the 2015 Munetsugu Angel International Violin Competition in...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Elli Choi – Mendelssohn Concerto, 2008, 7 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible 2008 archival footage of the then 7 years old violinist Elli Choi performing the third movement of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto. Recorded live at the Strings...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Noa Wildschut – Sarasate’s ‘Malagueña’, 2012 [VIDEO]

2012 archival performance of the then 11 year old Dutch violinist, Noa Wildschut performing Pablo de Sarasate's 'Malagueña for Violin and Piano' - with pianist...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Mayu Kishima – 2009 Queen Elisabeth Violin Comp [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 22 year old Japanese violinist, Mayu Kishima performing Brahms' Violin Concerto – in the Final of the 2009 Queen Elisabeth International Violin...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Shlomo Mintz – Sibelius Violin Concerto, Live, 1986 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1986 archival video footage of the then 28 year old Israeli violin virtuoso, Shlomo Mintz performing Sibelius Violin Concerto. Recorded live with conductor Esa Pekka...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Zeyu Victor Li, ‘Carmen Fantasy’, 2010 – Aged 14 [VIDEO]

Incredible 2010 archival footage of the then prodigious 14 year old VC Young Artist Zeyu Victor Li - performing Sarasate's 'Carmen Fantasy' live on Chinese television. Victor was...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Rising Star Daniel Lozakovich – 2014 Menuhin Comp [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 12 year old Swedish violinist, VC Rising Star Daniel Lozakovich performing Sarasate's 'Zigeunerweisen' - in the Final of the Junior Division of...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Christian Tetzlaff – Mozart Violin Concerto in D, 2001 [VIDEO]

2001 archival footage of a then 34 year old Christian Tetzlaff performing Mozart's Violin Concerto No.4 in D Major – with conductor Sir Roger Norrington...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist Benjamin Beilman – 2010 Montreal Competition, 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 20 year old VC Artist Benjamin Beilman’s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2010 Montreal International Violin Competition. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZMkvfdv_Sk&showinfo=0&autohide=1 ...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC ‘Artist’ Ray Chen – 2009 Queen Elisabeth Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Incredible archival footage of the then 20 year old VC ‘Artist’ Ray Chen's 1st prize winning performance of Franck's Violin Sonata in A Major -...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC ‘Artist’ Nikki Chooi – 2013 Michael Hill Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

1st prize winning performance of the then 23 year old VC 'Artist' Nikki Chooi, from Canada in the Final of the 2013 Michael Hill International...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | David Garrett – 18 Years Old, Mendelssohn Concerto, 1997 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1997 archival footage of a then 18 year old David Garrett performing Mendelssohn Violin Concerto – with conductor Herbert Blomstedt and the NDR Sinfonieorchester Hamburg. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpkU1RpgiWM&showinfo=0&autohide=1 DAVID GARRETT | MENDELSSOHN...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Kun Hu – Elgar Violin Concerto, Chinese Premiere, 1997 [VIDEO]

1997 archival footage of Chinese violinist, Kun Hu performing Elgar's Violin Concerto in B Minor - with conductor Lord Yehudi Menuhin and the China National Symphony Orchestra. The...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC ‘Artist’ Josef Spacek – 2008 Carl Nielsen Competition [AUDIO]

Archival audio of the then 21 year old VC ‘Artist’ Josef Spacek, from the Czech Republic performing Carl Nielsen’s Violin Concerto in the Final...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC ‘Artist’ Ray Chen – 2008 Menuhin Competition, 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Amazing archival footage of the then 19 year old VC ‘Artist’ Ray Chen performing the 1st movement of Brahms’ G Major Violin Sonata -...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC ‘Rising Star’ Daniel Lozakovitj – 2014 Menuhin Comp, 2nd Prize [VIDEO]

Amazing archival footage of the then 12 year old VC ‘Rising Star’ Daniel Lozakovitj’s 2nd prize winning performance of Sarasate’s ‘Zigeunerweisen’ – in the...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC ‘Young Artist’ Stephen Waarts – 2014 Menuhin Comp, 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Amazing archival footage of the then 17 year old VC ‘Young Artist’ Stephen Waarts’ 1st prize winning performance of Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC ‘Young Artist’ Kerson Leong – 2010 Menuhin Comp, 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Amazing archival footage of the then 12 year old VC ‘Young Artist’ Kerson Leong’s 1st prize winning performance of Sarasate’s ‘Zigeunerweisen’ - in the...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY|Gil Shaham – 1981, 10 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible 1981 archival footage of the then 10 year old violinist Gil Shaham performing an excerpt from Wieniawski's ‘Scherzo Tarantelle’. Recorded live in a public masterclass with Henryk Szeryng. GIL...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC ‘Artist’ Angelo Xiang Yu – 2010 Menuhin Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Incredible archival footage of the then 21-year-old VC ‘Artist’ Angelo Xiang Yu’s 1st prize-winning performance at the 2010 Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition, in...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Jennifer Koh, Paganini Concerto – 1988, 11 Years Old [VIDEO]

The then 11 year old American violinist, Jennifer Koh performing the 1st movement from Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major. Recorded live in...

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