Tuesday, March 26, 2019

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 ‘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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 ‘ 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 | 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 | Itzhak Perlman – 1980, Sesame Street [VIDEO]

1980 archival television footage of Itzhak Perlman performing Beethoven's 'Minuet in G' with Telly. Where else? But, Sesame Street  ITZHAK PERLMAN | BEETHOVEN | MINUET IN...

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 | 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 | VC ‘Artist’ Andrey Baranov – 2012 Queen Elisabeth Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Archival footage from the 2012 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition of the then 26 year old VC ‘Artist’ Andrey Baranov's 1st prize winning performance. Recorded at the...

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

Archival footage from the 2009 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition of the then 20 year old VC ‘Artist’ Ray Chen's 1st prize winning performance. Recorded...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Itzhak Perlman, Bach ‘Gavotte’, 13 Years Old – 1958 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1958 archival footage of the then 13 year old Itzhak Perlman performing the 'Gavotte En Roudeau' from Bach's Solo Partita No. 3 in...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Gil Shaham, 1991 – 20 Years Old, Sibelius Violin Concerto [VIDEO]

1991 archival footage of a then 20 year old Gil Shaham performing the 1st movement of Sibelius Violin Concerto – with conductor Adam Fischer...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Sarah Chang – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, 1991, 11 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible 1992 archival footage of the then 11 year old Sarah Chang performing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D Major – with conductor Charles Dutoit and...

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Dmitri Sitkovetsky, Beethoven Violin Concerto – 1997 [VIDEO]

1997 archival video footage of the then 42 year old Soviet Russian-born violin virtuoso Dmitri Sitkovetsky performing the 3rd movement from Beethoven's Violin Concerto...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Jascha Heifetz – 1952, LIFE Magazine

Captured in 1952 for LIFE magazine, Albanian-American photographer Gion Mili attached a light to Jascha Heifetz’s bow and had him play in a darkened...

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...

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