Sunday, February 17, 2019

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Stephen Waarts – Menuhin Competion 1st Prize [2014]

Archival footage of the then 17-year-old VC Young Artist Stephen Waarts' 1st prize winning performance - in the Senior Final of the 2014 Menuhin Competition,...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Steven Isserlis – Elgar Cello Concerto in E Minor [1995]

1995 archival performance by British cellist Steven Isserlis performing Elgar’s Cello Concerto in E Minor – with conductor Tadaaki Otaka and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Steven this...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Ayana Tsuji – Indianapolis Comp, 16-Years-Old [2014]

2014 archival footage of the then 16-year-old Japanese VC Young Artist Ayana Tsuji performing Paganini's 13th and 21st Solo Caprices – in the Opening Round of the...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist Noah Bendix-Balgley – Queen Elisabeth Comp Final [2009]

Archival footage of the then 24 year old VC Artist Noah Bendix-Balgley - in the Final of the 2009 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition. VC recently...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Luke Hsu – Michael International Violin Competition [2017]

VC Young Artist Luke Hsu’s 2nd prize winning performance in the Final of the 2017 Michael Hill International Violin Competition - in Auckland, New...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Nancy Zhou – Queen Elisabeth Competition [2012]

Archival footage of the then 19-year-old American VC Young Artist Nancy Zhou performing Sibelius Violin Concerto – in the Final of the 2012 Queen Elisabeth...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Crossover Violinist David Garrett – Guns N’ Roses ‘November Rain’ [2010]

2010 archival performance of German crossover violinist David Garrett performing Guns N' Roses’ iconic hit November Rain - live from Berlin’s Kindl-Bühne Wuhlheide. It has been...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Ziyu He – Eurovision Contest 1st Prize [2014]

Archival footage of the then 15-year-old VC Young Artist Ziyu He's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2014 Eurovision Young Musicians Contest...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | 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. Benjamin...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Mayu Kishima – Shanghai Isaac Stern Violin Comp 1st Prize [2016]

1st prize winning performance by Japanese violinist Mayu Kishima – in the Final of the 2016 Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition - in Shanghai, China. The 12 Semi-Finalists...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung – Enescu International Cello Comp, 1st Prize [2016]

Incredible 2016 archival footage of the then 17-year-old VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2016 Enescu International...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Cellist Aldo Parisot – Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No. 1 [1960]

Incredible 1960 archival performance of Brazilian-American cellist Aldo Parisot performing Saint-Saens' Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor - with conductor Willis Page and...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Liya Petrova – Carl Nielsen International Violin Concerto, Joint-1st Prize [2016]

Archival video of Bulgarian violinist Liya Petrova's joint-1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2016 Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition, in Odense, Denmark. Applications...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violinist Lisa Batiashvili – Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1 [2009]

2009 archival performance of violin virtuoso Lisa Batiashvili performing Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major - with conductor Franz Welser-Möst and the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester. Recorded live on...

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...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Itzhak Perlman & Gennady Rozhdestvensky – Prokofiev Violin Concerto No.1 [1981]

1981 archival performance of the then 35-year-old Itzhak Perlman performing Prokofiev's 1st Violin Concerto in D Major - with conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky and the BBC Symphony...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Cellist Jonathan Swensen – Lalo Cello Concerto, 14-Years-Old [2011]

2011 archival footage of the then 14-year-old Danish cellist, Jonathan Swensen performing Lalo’s Cello Concerto in D minor – with conductor Henrik Vagn Christensen and...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violist David Aaron Carpenter – Elgar Cello Concerto (Arr. Solo Viola) [2008]

2008 archival performance of American violist David Aaron Carpenter performing the Elgar Cello Concerto (Arr. for Solo Viola) - with conductor Christoph Eschenbach and the Philharmonia...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Julian Rachlin – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, 20 Years Old [1995]

Amazing 1995 archival performance of the then 20 year old violinist Julian Rachlin performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto – with conductor Lorin Maazel and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. The Violin Channel...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Glenn Dicterow – Tchaikovsky’s ‘Pas de Deux’ from ‘Swan Lake’ [1998]

Amazing 1998 archival New York Philharmonic footage of former Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow performing Pas de Deux from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake ballet score. The Violin Channel recently caught up...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Kyung Wha Chung – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, 24 Years Old [1972]

Incredible 1972 archival performance of the then 24-year-old Kyung Wha Chung performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto - with conductor Albert Rosen and the RTÉ National Symphony...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | The-Late Wanda Wilkomirska – Szymanowski Violin Concerto No. 1 [1983]

1983 archival footage of Polish-Australian violinist Wanda Wilkomirska performing Karol Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No. 1 - with conductor Niklaus Wyss and the Sydney Symphony...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Gil & Orli Shaham – Avner Dorman’s Violin Sonata No. 3 ‘Nigunim’, 92Y [2011]

Incredible never-before-uploaded archival performance of violinist Gil Shaham and pianist Orli Shaham performing the 'Presto' from Avner Dorman's Violin Sonata No. 3 Nigunim. Recorded live...

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

Archival footage of the then 21-year-old VC Artist Angelo Xiang Yu’s 1st prize-winning performance in the final the 2010 Menuhin Competition, in Oslo, Norway. As the 2018...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Kenneth Renshaw – Menuhin Competition, 1st Prize [2012]

Archival footage of the then 18 year old American violinist Kenneth Renshaw‘s 1st prize winning performance – in the Senior Final of the 2012 Menuhin Competition,...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Sergei Dogadin – Hannover Competition, 1st Prize [2015]

VC Young Artist Sergei Dogadin's 1st prize winning performance - in the Final of the 2015 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition, in Hannover, Germany. Applications are now...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist Kian Soltani – 2013 Paulo International Cello Comp, 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Archival performance of the then 20 year old Persian-Austrian VC Artist Kian Soltani's 1st prize winning performance - in the Final of the 2013...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | PUBLIQuartet – Dvorak ‘American’ String Quartet … ReImagined [2017]

2017 archival performance of the PUBLIQuartet performing a reimagined version of Dvorak’s ‘American’ String Quartet No. 12 - live from New York’s Metropolitan Museum. The...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Francesca Dego – Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari Violin Concerto [2015]

American-Italian violinist Francesca Dego's 2015 performance of Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari's Violin Concerto - with conductor Gavriel Heine and the Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra. VC recently caught up with...

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 | 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 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 | 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...

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