Saturday, August 24, 2019

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Cellist, Yo-Yo Ma – 7 Years Old, 1962 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1962 archival footage of a then 7 year old Yo-Yo Ma performing Jean-Baptiste Bréval’s Concertino # 3 in A Major - accompanied by...

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 | 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 | 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 ‘Rising Star’ Grace Clifford, 13 – 2012 Menuhin Competition

2012 archival footage of the then 13 year old VC 'Rising Star', Grace Clifford performing Saint-Saens' 'Havanaise' in the Junior Final of the Menuhin Competition,...

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 ‘Artist’ Ray Chen – 2009 Queen Elisabeth Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Incredible archival footage of the then 20 year old VC ‘Artist’ Ray Chen's 1st prize winning performance of Franck's Violin Sonata in A Major -...

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 | VC Young Artist Ioana Cristina Goicea – Michael Hill Violin Comp 1st Prize [2017]

The then 24-year-old Romanian violinist VC Young Artist Ioana Cristina Goicea‘s 1st prize winning performance – in the Final of the 2017 Michael Hill International...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC ‘Rising Star’ Kerson Leong – 2010 Menuhin Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

The then 13 year old VC ‘Rising Star’ Kerson Leong, from Canada’s 1st prize winning performance of Sarasate’s ‘Zigeunerweisen’ - in the Final of 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 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 | VC ‘Rising Star’ Daniel Lozakovitj – 2014 Menuhin Comp, 2nd Prize [VIDEO]

Amazing archival footage of the then 12 year old VC ‘Rising Star’ Daniel Lozakovitj’s 2nd prize winning performance of Sarasate’s ‘Zigeunerweisen’ – in the...

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 | 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 | 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 | Viktoria Mullova – Tchaikovsky Concerto, 1985, 25 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible 1985 archival footage of a then 25 year old Viktoria Mullova performing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D Major – with conductor Maxim Shostakovich...

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|Gil Shaham – 1981, 10 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible 1981 archival footage of the then 10 year old violinist Gil Shaham performing an excerpt from Wieniawski's ‘Scherzo Tarantelle’. Recorded live in a public masterclass with Henryk Szeryng. GIL...

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 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 | 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 | 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 ‘Artist’ Ray Chen – 2008 Menuhin Competition, 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Amazing archival footage of the then 19 year old VC ‘Artist’ Ray Chen performing the 1st movement of Brahms’ G Major Violin Sonata -...

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 | Ilya Kaler – 1985 Sibelius Competition 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Incredible archival footage of the then 22 year old Ilya Kaler’s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 1985 Sibelius International Violin 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 | 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 | VC ‘Artist’ Josef Spacek – 2008 Carl Nielsen Competition [AUDIO]

Archival audio of the then 21 year old VC ‘Artist’ Josef Spacek, from the Czech Republic performing Carl Nielsen’s Violin Concerto in the Final...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Jennifer Koh, Paganini Concerto – 1988, 11 Years Old [VIDEO]

The then 11 year old American violinist, Jennifer Koh performing the 1st movement from Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major. Recorded live in...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Vadim Repin – Ysaye ‘Ballade’, Aged 15, 1986 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1986 archival footage of the then 15 year old Vadim Repin performing Ysaye's 3rd Solo Sonata 'Ballade' in D Minor - live in recital...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Viktoria Mullova – 1980 Sibelius Competition 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Incredible archival footage of the then 21 year old Viktoria Mullova’s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 1980 Sibelius International Violin Competition...

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 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...

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