Thursday, January 23, 2020

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...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi – Menuhin Competition [2014]

The then 20-year-old VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi's prize winning performance at the 2014 Menuhin Competition - in Austin, Texas. It was announced this week...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Rolston Quartet – Banff String Quartet Comp 1st Prize [2016]

The Canadian-based Rolston String Quartet‘s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2016 Banff International String Quartet Competition. Watch the 2019 Banff International...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violinist Stefani Matsuo – Michael International Violin Comp [2011]

2011 archival footage of the then 22-year-old Stefani Matsuo (nee. Collins) performing Wieniawski’s ‘Variations on an Original Theme’ - in the opening round of...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Cellist John-Henry Crawford – 17-Years-Old [2010]

The then 17-year-old American cellist John-Henry Crawford performing Prokofiev’s ‘Sinfonia Concertante’ at the 2010 Meadowmount School of Music - with pianist Fumiko Jensen. John-Henry has...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Cellist István Várdai – ARD Cello Competition 1st Prize [2014]

The then 28-year-old István Várdai from Hungary’s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2014 ARD International Cello Competition. The candidates for the 2019...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Risa Hokamura – Young Concert Artists International Auditions 1st Prize [2018]

17-year-old VC Young Artist Risa Hokamura's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2018 Young Concert Artists International Auditions. Applications will close on...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Brannon Cho – Popper ‘Elfentanz’, 14-Year-Old [2009]

Incredible 2009 Meadowmount School of Music archival footage of the then 14-year-old VC Young Artist Brannon Cho performing Popper's Elfentanz - with pianist Fumiko Tokunaga...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violinist Aaron Rosand – Bach ‘Chaconne’ [1997]

1997 archival performance of American violin virtuoso Aaron Rosand performing the Chaconne from Bach's Solo Violin Partita No. 2 in D Minor. The long-time Curtis...

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 | Sergei Dogadin – Tchaikovsky Violin Competition Top Prize [2011]

The then 22-year-old Sergei Dogadin performing Paganini’s 21st Solo Caprice - in the Opening Round of the 2011 Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition. Sergei was awarded...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist Suyeon Kang – Michael Hill Violin Comp 1st Prize [2015]

Incredible archival footage of the then 25-year-old VC Artist Suyeon Kang’s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2015 Michael Hill International...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violinist Philippe Hirschhorn – Queen Elisabeth Comp 1st Prize [1967]

Legendary 1967 audio recording of the late virtuoso Philippe Hirschhorn's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 1967 Queen Elisabeth International Violin...

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

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 2012 Menuhin...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Vadim Repin – Queen Elisabeth Competition 1st Prize [1989]

Incredible archival footage of Russian violinist Vadim Repin's legendary 1st Prize winning performance in the Final of the 1989 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition. At...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist Calidore Quartet – M-Prize Comp Grand Prize [2016]

VC Artist Calidore String Quartet’s Grand Prize winning performance the Final of the 2016 M-Prize Chamber Music Competition - in Michigan, United States. It was...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Baiba Skride – Queen Elisabeth Competition 1st Prize [2001]

The then 20-year-old Latvian violinist Baiba Skride’s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2001 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition. The jury for...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Sergey Khachatryan – Queen Elisabeth Competition 1st Prize [2005]

Incredible 2005 archival footage of the then 20-year-old Armenian violin virtuoso Sergey Khachatryan's 1st prize winning performance in the Semi-Final Round of the 2005...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Anne-Sophie Mutter – Beethoven Violin Concerto [1989]

Incredible 1989 archival footage of superstar violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter performing Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D Major - with conductor Seiji Ozawa and the Boston...

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

Incredible archival footage of the then 19-year-old VC Artist Ray Chen's 1st prize winning performance in the Senior Final of the 2008 Yehudi Menuhin...

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

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

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Kyung-Wha Chung – William Walton’s 80th Birthday Celebration [1982]

Incredible 1982 archival performance of South Korean superstar violinist Kyung-Wha Chung performing William Walton’s Violin Concerto - with conductor Andre Previn and the Philharmonia...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Anne-Sophie Mutter & Sir André Previn – ‘Tango, Song & Dance’ [2002]

2002 archival footage of violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter performing Tango, Song and Dance - written and performed with her by her then husband, celebrated pianist...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violinist James Ehnes – ‘Zigeunerweisen’ 13-Years-Old [1989]

Incredible 1989 archival footage of the then 13-year-old violinist James Ehnes performing Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen. The Violin Channel recently caught up with James - for some...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Matthew Lipman – ‘From The Top’ 16-Years Old [2008]

Incredible 2008 archival performance of the then 16-year-old violist, VC Young Artist Matthew Lipman performing Paganini's La Campanella - with pianist Christopher O'Riley on the...

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

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

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist Bomsori Kim – Joachim International Violin Competition, Hannover [2012]

Archival performance of the then 22 year old VC Artist Bomsori Kim - in the Final of the 2012 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition, in...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violinist Tasmin Little – London’s BBC Proms Festival [1995]

1995 archival performance of British violinist Tasmin Little - performing Saint-Saens' Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso with conductor Sir Andrew Davis and the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Tasmin today...

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...

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...

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 | 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...

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