Tuesday, July 7, 2020

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violinist Bella Hristova – Bach ‘Chaconne’ [2013]

2013 Curtis Institute of Music archival recording of violinist Bella Hristova performing the 'Chaconne' from Bach's Solo Violin Partita No. 2 in D Minor. Enter...

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

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

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist María Dueñas – Zhuhai Violin Competition 1st Prize [2017]

The then 14-year-old VC Young Artist María Dueñas' 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2017 2nd Zhuhai International Mozart Competition for...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Anne Akiko Meyers – Kreisler ‘Recitativo & Scherzo’ [1988]

Incredible 1988 archival performance of the then 17-year-old violinist Anne Akiko Meyers performing Kreisler's ‘Recitativo & Scherzo’. Enter now to win 1 of 5 signed...

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. The Violin...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist William Hagen – Queen Elisabeth Competition [2015]

The-then 22-year-old VC Artist William Hagen's prize winning performing in the Final of the 2015 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition, in Brussels. Enter now to...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Sheku Kanneh-Mason – BBC ‘Young Musician of the Year’ [2016]

Impressive 1st prize winning performance of the then 17-year-old British cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason performing Shostakovich's 1st Cello Concerto - in the Final of the...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist Marmen Quaret – Royal Over-Seas League Comp 1st Prize [2018]

The VC Artist Marmen String Quartet's 1st prize winning performing in the Final of the 2018 Royal Over-Seas League Annual Music Competition - in...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Midori – Tchaikovsky Concerto, Abbado & Berlin Phil [1995]

Incredible 1995 live archival performance of Japanese violin virtuoso, Midori performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto - with conductor Claudio Abbado and the Berlin Philharmonic. Today is...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violist Tabea Zimmermann – Geneva Music Comp, 15-Years-Old [1982]

Incredible archival performance of the then 15-year-old Tabea Zimmermann’s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 1982 Geneva International Music Competition. Watch Tabea...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violinist Joshua Bell – BBC Proms Debut, 22-Years-Old [1990]

Incredible 1990 archival performance of the then 22-year-old Joshua Bell performing Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D Major - with conductor Claus Peter Flor and...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu – Paganini Violin Concerto, 9-Years-Old [2010]

Incredible 2010 archival footage of the then 9-year-old VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu performing Paganini's Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major. Kevin was awarded 1st...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violinist Olga Šroubková – Shanghai Isaac Stern Competition [2018]

The then 25-year-old Olga Šroubková’s prize winning performance in the Final of the 2018 Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition – in Shanghai, China. Olga was this week...

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

The then 16-year-old VC Young Artist Ziyu He's 1st prize winning performance - in the Final of the 13 to 16 Year Old age...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Cellist Julian Steckel – ARD Cello Competition 1st Prize [2010]

The then 28-year-old Julian Steckel from Germany's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2010 ARD International Cello Competition. The 3 Finalists for...

LATEST

VC ARTIST OF THE WEEK

VC ARTIST | Violin Virtuoso Augustin Hadelich – ‘The Musician’s Musician’

Italian-born German-American violinist Augustin Hadelich has firmly established himself in recent years as one of the new generation’s top-tier concert virtuosi - sometimes described...

VIDEOS

ON THIS DAY

OUT NOW