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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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | VC ‘Young Artist ‘ Yoo Jin Jang, Waxman ‘Carmen Fantasy’ – Aged 11 [VIDEO]

2002 archival footage of the then 11 year old VC 'Young Artist' Yoo Jin Jang performing Franz Waxman's fiendishly difficult 'Carmen Fantasy' - live...

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’ Dami Kim – 1st Prize 2012 Hannover Comp [VIDEO]

The then 23 year old VC ‘Young Artist’ Dami Kim, from South Korea performing Beethoven Violin Concerto - in the Final of the 2012...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Nigel Kennedy – Mendelssohn Concerto, 1982, 25 Years Old [VIDEO]

Amazing 1982 archival footage of a then 25 year old Nigel Kennedy performing the 1st movement of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor with...

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Fumiaki Miura – 1st Prize 2009 Hannover Violin Competition [VIDEO]

1st prize winning archival footage of the then just 16 year old Fumiaki Miura, from Japan - in the Final of the 2009 Hannover...

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

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

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Yo-Yo Ma, 1985, Bach ‘Bourree’– [VIDEO]

1985 archival footage of the then 29 year old cello virtuoso Yo-Yo Ma performing Bach’s 'Bourrée' - live on a national broadcast of children's television...

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 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 | 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 | Ryu Goto, Paganini Violin Concerto, 1995 – Aged 7

Incredible 1995 archival footage of Japanese virtuoso Ryu Goto, aged just 7 at the time, performing the 3rd movement from Paganini's 1st Violin Concerto...

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 | 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 | 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 | Akiko Suwanai – 1990 Tchaikovsky Competition 1st Prize [VIDEO]

1st prize winning performance of the then 18 year old Akiko Suwanai, from Japan in the Final of the 1990 Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition, in Moscow. Recorded...

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 | 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 | Leila Josefowicz, 9 – 1987, Wieniawski, Scherzo Tarantella

Incredible 1987 archival footage of a then, 9 year old Leila Josefowicz, performing Wieniawki's 'Scherzo Tarantella' Leila Josefowicz | Wieniawski | Scherzo Tarantella | 1987...

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 | 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 | Vadim Repin – 1982, 11 Year Old Child Prodigy [VIDEO]

Incredible 1982 archival footage of a then prodigious 11 year old Vadim Repin performing Tikhon Khrennikov’s Violin Concerto No. 1. Recorded live with conductor Evgeny Svetlanov...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Leonidas Kavakos, Sibelius Violin Concerto, 24 Years Old – 1990 [VIDEO]

1990 archival footage of the then 24 year old Leonidas Kavakos performing Sibelius Violin Concerto at the 125th Anniversary Concert of Jean Sibelius -...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC ‘Young Artist’ Stephen Waarts – 2010 Menuhin Comp, 13 Years Old [VIDEO]

Amazing archival footage of the then 13 year old VC 'Young Artist' Stephen Waarts performing Chausson's 'Poeme', in the Junior Final of the 2010...

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 | Maxim Vengerov, 1986 – 12 Years Old, ‘Last Rose of Summer’ [VIDEO]

Incredible 1986 live archival recording of a prodigious 12 year old Maxim Vengerov performing Ernst's 'The Last Rose of Summer' -  in the opening...

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 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 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 | 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...

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