Thursday, March 29, 2018

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Anne Akiko Meyers – Corigliano ‘Lullaby for Natalie’, World Premiere [2011]

Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers and pianist Reiko Uchida's 2011 world premiere performance of American composer John Corigliano's 'Lullaby for Natalie' for violin and piano. Anne will this weekend...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist Ray Chen – Queen Elisabeth Competition 1st Prize [2009]

2009 archival footage of the then 20 year old Australian VC Artist Ray Chen's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2009 Queen...

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

Amazing archival footage of the then 19 year old VC Artist Ray Chen’s 1st prize winning performance - in the Final of the 2008...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Robert Mann & The Juilliard Quartet – Beethoven String Quartet No. 14 [1976]

Amazing 1976 archival footage of violinist Robert Mann leading the famed Juilliard Quartet - in a performance of Beethoven's String Quartet No. 14 in C-Sharp...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Wunderkind VC Young Artist SooBeen Lee – 8 Years Old, 2009 [VIDEO]

Incredible archival footage of the then 8 year old Korean wunderkind, VC Young Artist SooBeen Lee's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | David Castro-Balbi – Louis Spohr Violin Competition, 1st Prize [2013]

The then 21 year old French violinist David Castro-Balbi's 1st prize winning performance - in the final of the 2013 Louis Spohr International Violin Competition...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Ji Won Song – Leopold Mozart Violin Comp, 1st Prize [2016]

2016 1st prize winning performance by South Korean violinist VC Young Artist Ji Won Song – in the Final of the Leopold Mozart International Violin Competition, in...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Sirena Huang – Shanghai Isaac Stern Violin Comp [2016]

2016 3rd prize winning performance by VC Young Artist Sirena Huang – in the Final of the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition, in Shanghai,...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Lara St. John – ‘Highwire’ Bach Violin Concerto, 2000 [VIDEO]

2000 archival footage of Canadian violinist Lara St. John performing Bach's Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor with a 'Highwire' gymnast. VC recently conducted a Facebook Live...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Fedor Rudin – 11 Years Old [2004]

Incredible 2004 archival footage of the then 11 year old Russian-French VC Young Artist Fedor Rudin performing Saint-Saens’ ‘Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso’ - with conductor Plamen Djouroff...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist SooBeen Lee – Young Concert Artists NY Debut [2016]

Impressive flashback performance by the then 16 year old VC Young Artist SooBeen Lee - at her 2016 Young Concert Artists New York City debut recital at...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Yu-Chien Benny Tseng – Singapore International Violin Comp 1st Prize [2015]

Archival performance of the then 20 year old VC Young Artist Yu-Chien Benny Tseng's 1st prize winning performance - in the Final of the inaugural 2015 Singapore International...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Yu-Chien Benny Tseng – Isangyun Violin Comp 1st Prize [2011]

2011 archival performance of the then 17 year old VC Young Artist Yu-Chien Benny Tseng's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Nikolaj Znaider – 1997 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition, 1st Prize [VIDEO]

1997 archival footage of the then 19 year old Danish-Israeli violinist Nikolaj Znaider's 1st prize winning performance - in the Final of the Queen Elisabeth...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Ziyu He – 2015 Zhuhai International Mozart Competition, 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 16 year old Chinese VC Young Artist Ziyu He's 1st prize winning performance - in the Final of the...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violinist Andrea Obiso – 2015 Khachaturian International Violin Competition [VIDEO]

2015 archival footage of the then 20 year old Italian violinist Andrea Obiso‘s prize winning performance – in the Final of the Khachaturian International Violin Competition,...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Itzhak Perlman – Mendelssohn Concerto, 1958, 13 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible 1958 archival footage of the then 13 year old Itzhak Perlman performing the Finale from Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor – live on a...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Yu-Chien Benny Tseng – 2012 Queen Elisabeth Comp [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 17 year old VC Young Artist Yu-Chien Benny Tseng's 5th prize winning performance – in the Final of the 2012...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist Bomsori Kim – 2013 ARD Competition Top Prize [VIDEO]

Top prize winning performance by the then 23 year old VC Artist Bomsori Kim - in the Final of the 2013 ARD International Violin Competition,...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Rising Star Yesong Sophie Lee – 2014, 10 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible 2014 performance by the then 10 year old VC Rising Star Yesong Sophie Lee performing Wieniawski's 'Variations on an Original Theme' - with...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Christian Tetzlaff – Mozart Violin Concerto No. 4, 2001 [VIDEO]

2001 archival footage of German virtuoso Christian Tetzlaff performing Mozart's Violin Concerto No.4 in D Major – with conductor Sir Roger Norrington and the Camerata Salzburg. Christian...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Riccardo Muti – Mozart Symphony No. 40, Vienna Phil, 1991 [VIDEO]

Amazing 1991 archival footage of the then 50 year old Italian conductor Riccardo Muti leading Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor - with...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Zorá String Quartet – 2015 Fischoff Chamber Music Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

2015 archival footage of the Zorá String Quartet‘s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, in Indiana, USA. VC...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | James Ehnes – ‘Zigeunerweisen’, 1989, 13 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible 1989 archival footage of the then 13 year old James Ehnes performing Sarasate's 'Zigeunerweisen'. The Violin Channel recently caught up with… wait, were recently taken...

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...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Suyeon Kang – 2010 Menuhin Comp, 3rd Prize [VIDEO]

Incredible archival footage of the then 21 year old Australian VC Young Artist Suyeon Kang's 3rd prize winning performance in the Final of the...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Luke Hsu – 2016 Wieniawski Competition Final [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 25 year old Luke Hsu's 4th prize winning performance – in the Final of the 2016 Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Competition, in...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist Josef Spacek, 2009 Michael Hill Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

1st prize winning performance of the then 22 year old VC Artist Josef Spacek in the Final of the 2009 Michael Hill International Violin Competition,...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu – 2012 Menuhin Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Incredible archival footage of the then 11 year old VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu‘s Junior 1st prize winning performance – in the Final of the...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | William McGregor – Dittersdorf Bass Concerto, 2012, 12 Years Old [VIDEO]

Amazing 2012 archival footage of the then 12 year old American double bassist William McGregor performing Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf's Concerto for Double Bass in...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Dong-Suk Kang – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, 1986 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1986 archival footage of the then 32 year old South Korean violinist Dong-Suk Kang performing the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto - with conductor Mariss Jansons...

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

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

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Bomsori Kim – 2012 Hannover Competition [VIDEO]

The then 22 year old VC Young Artist Bomsori Kim's prize winning performance – in the Final of the 2012 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition, in...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Vadim Gluzman – Brahms Violin Concerto, 1999 [VIDEO]

1999 archival footage of Ukrainian-born Israeli violinist Vadim Gluzman performing Brahms' Violin Concerto - with conductor Gunther Herbig and the Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra. The...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Aaron Rosand – Glazunov Violin Concerto, 1967 [VIDEO]

Amazing 1967 archival footage of American violin virtuoso Aaron Rosand performing Glazunov Violin Concerto in A Minor - with conductor Reynold Giovaninetti and the...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Rising Star Daniel Lozakovich – 2011 Grumiaux Comp, Aged 9 [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 9 year old VC Rising Star Daniel Lozakovich's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2011 Grumiaux...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violinist Gyorgy Pauk – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, 1992 [VIDEO]

1992 archival footage of Hungarian-born violinist Gyorgy Pauk performing Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor - with conductor Christian Ehwald and the NHK Symphony Orchestra. The...

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...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | David Finckel & Wu Han – Grieg Cello Sonata, 2008 [VIDEO]

Amazing 2008 archival footage of cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han performing Grieg's Cello Sonata in A Minor - live from the Aspen...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Sirena Huang – Wieniawski Etude-Caprice No. 4, 2005 [VIDEO]

Incredible 2005 archival footage of the then 10 year old VC Young Artist Sirena Huang performing Wieniawski's Etude-Caprice Op. 18 No. 4. 22 year old...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violinist Jaime Laredo – 1959 Debut Recording [AUDIO]

Violinist Jaime Laredo's 1959 debut recording of Wieniawski's 'Scherzo-Tarantelle' - with pianist Vladimir Sokoloff. VC recently caught up with Jaime for a fun game of VC 20...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Simone Porter – 2012, 15 Years Old [VIDEO]

2012 archival footage of the then 15 year old American VC Young Artist Simone Porter performing Jacob Gade's 'Tango Jalousie' - with pianist Anton...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Julia Fischer – De Beriot Concerto, 8 Years Old, 1992 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1992 archival footage of the then 8 year old Julia Fischer performing Charles Auguste de Beriot's Violin Concerto No. 9 in A Minor. Julia,...

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...

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