Friday, November 15, 2019

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Rare New Recording – ‘Capriccio for 3 Violins’ by Friedrich Hermann [VIDEO]

Rare new performance of 'Capriccio for 3 Violins', composed in 1856 by German classicist Friedrich Hermann. Performed by international prize winners, 22 year old Jiyoon...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | 2Cellos – ‘Hysteria’ by Muse Psychiatric Hospital Cover [VIDEO]

2Cellos duo, in their latest video, take on modern space-rock classic 'Hysteria', by British band Muse – set in a psychiatric hospital. 2CELLOS | HYSTERIA...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Hilary Hahn & Cory Smythe – Offer Thanks at the Grammy’s [VIDEO]

2015 ‘Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance’ Grammy Award recipients Hilary Hahn and Cory Smythe reflect on the ten year process that led up to their...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Roman Simovic, London Symphony Concertmaster – Ravel, ‘Tzigane’ [VIDEO]

London Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster, Roman Simovic performing Ravel's 'Tzigane', live in solo recital. Recorded live at Kolarac Hall, in Belgrade - with pianist Simon Trpceski...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Maxine Kwok-Adams, London Symphony Orchestra – Concert Shoes [VIDEO]

London Symphony Orchestra's resident 'Queen of Bling', 1st violinist Maxine Kwok-Adams discusses the paramount importance of wearing nice concert shoes. MAXINE KWOK-ADAMS | LONDON SYMPHONY...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Rising Star’ Daniel Lozakovitj – Beethoven Violin Concerto, Vienna Chamber Orchestra [VIDEO]

13 year old VC 'Rising Star' Daniel Lozakovitj, from Sweden performing Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D Major – with conductor Stefan Vlader and the Vienna...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | 2 Cellos + Maisky & Sollima – AC/DC ‘Thunderstruck’ [VIDEO]

2 Cellos' Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser with virtuosi Mischa Maisky and Giovanni Sollima performing AC/DCs classic 'Thunderstruck' - as arranged for 4 cellos. Recorded...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ Benedict Kloeckner, Dvorak Cello Concerto – Sept 2014 [VIDEO]

25 year old German VC 'Young Artist' Benedict Kloeckner preforming Dvorak Cello Concerto - with conductor Rolf Gupta and the Camerata Oslo. Recorded live on the 24th...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Igudesman & Joo, League of X-traordinary Musicians – Samba Violinists

Rehearsal footage of samba violinists preparing for comedic duo Igudesman & Joo's upcoming world premiere of 'League of X-traodinary Musicians'. The show will premiere on...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Chargaux Violin/Viola Duo – Taylor Swift, ‘Shake It Off’ Cover [VIDEO]

American violinist and violist Chargaux, who recently opened for Glee star Darren Criss' sold-out 'Listen Up' North American tour, performing their own youtube duo cover...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Haydn Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major – Arranged for 7 Cellos

Newly released performance footage of Israeli-American cellist Amit Peled, from the Peabody Conservatory performing Haydn's Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major – as...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ Nikki Chooi – Bruch Violin Concerto, St Petersburg State Orchestra

VC 'Young Artist' Nikki Chooi, from Canada performing the 2nd movement from Bruch's Violin Concerto in G Minor with the St Petersburg State Orchestra...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | 2Cellos, ‘The Trooper Overture’ – Rossini & Iron Maiden Cover [VIDEO]

Released just this week, 2Cellos' latest video: 'The Trooper Overture' – featuring a rock club mash-up of Rossini's 'William Tell Overture' with rock legends...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ray Chen Visits The Violin Studio, Brisbane Australia [VIDEO]

Interesting fly-on-the-wall short video, filmed by Musica Viva, of Australian violinist VC 'Young Artist' Ray Chen stopping by to visit stringed instrument maker Olaf Grawert at the The Violin Studio,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | James Ehnes, Walton Violin Concerto, 2014 BBC Proms [VIDEO]

Canadian-born violin virtuoso James Ehnes performing Walton Violin Concerto - live from the 2014 BBC Proms Festival, in London. Recorded with the BBC National Orchestra...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Interview – Taiwanese-American VC ‘Young Artist’, Paul Huang [VIDEO]

A beautifully-filmed up-close and personal video biography with 23 year old Taiwanese-American violin virtuoso, VC 'Young Artist' Paul Huang. A graduate of The Juilliard School, Paul is a...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | ‘History of the Violin’ – By VC ‘Young Artist’ Charles Yang [VIDEO]

Take an amusing and informative 12 minute 'History of the Violin' lesson - with none other than VC 'Young Artist' Charles Yang. THE HISTORY OF THE...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Rising Star’ Grace Clifford – Australian ‘Young Performer of the Year’ [AUDIO]

16 year old VC 'Rising Star' Grace Clifford performing the 3rd movement from Beethoven's Violin Concerto -  in the Grand Final of last week's...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Vadim Repin, Shostakovich Violin Concerto, Conductorless – World Premiere

Violin virtuoso Vadim Repin performing Shostakovich's 1st Violin Concerto in A Minor sans conductor - with the Novosibirsk Academic Symphony Orchestra. Believed to be the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Aaron Rosand, Dvorak Violin Concerto, Maazel, Cleveland – 1982 [AUDIO]

Incredible live, never-before-released 1982 archival audio of American violin virtuoso Aaron Rosand performing the 1st movement from Dvorak's Violin Concerto in A Minor –...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | German-Korean Violinist Christian Kim – ‘Bach, Chaconne’, Kaiserslautern Church

German-Korean violinist Christian Kim performing Bach's 'Chaconne', from the Solo Partita No. 2 in D Minor. Beautifully filmed and produced at the 14th Century Collegiate church in...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Aaron Rosand, Paganini Caprice #24, Live, 1970 [AUDIO]

Incredible archival audio of the then 43 year old American violin virtuoso Aaron Rosand performing Paganini's 24th Solo Caprice. Recorded in 1970 - live at Chicago's...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Uto Ughi, Beethoven Violin Concerto, 34 Years Old, 1978 [VIDEO]

Incredible never-before-released 1978 archival footage of the then 34 year old Italian virtuoso Uto Ughi, performing Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D Major – with...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Tchaikovsky, ‘Souvenir de Florence’ – Jansen, Frang, Rachlin and More [VIDEO]

Star-studded performance of Tchaikovsky's 'Souvenir de Florence' - featuring violinists Janine Jansen and Vilde Frang, violists Lawrence Power and Julian Rachlin and cellists Nicolas...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ Angelo Xiang Yu – Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1, April 2014

25 year old Chinese VC 'Young Artist' Angelo Xiang Yu performing Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No.1 in D Major with the NEC Philharmonia - and conductor...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | David Garrett – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, 1997, Aged 18

German pop-crossover violinist David Garrett performing Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor - with conductor Herbert Blomstedt and the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Recorded in 1997...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Filip Pogady – Schubert/Ernst ‘Erlkönig’

Slovakian violin virtuoso and male model Filip Pogady performing Schubert/Ernst's 'Erlkönig' arranged for solo violin. FILIP POGADY | SCHUBERT/ERNST | ERLKONIG

NEW TO YOUTUBE | German-Korean Virtuoso Christian Kim – ‘Der Erlkönig’, Hohenecken Castle

German-Korean violin virtuoso Christian Kim performing Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst's transcription of Schubert's "Der Erlkönig". Beautifully filmed and produced at Hohenecken Castle, in Germany - by German film...

ARCHIVE FIND | 1949 Kubelik International Violin Comp – Loveday, Pikaizen & Bezrodny [VIDEO]

Incredible never-before-released archival footage from the British Pathé Film Archive, recorded live in Prague in 1949 - from the final of the Jan Kubelik International...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Janine Jansen – Bruch Violin Concerto, Schonwandt, Netherlands Radio Chamber Phil

Acclaimed Dutch violinist Janine Jansen performing Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor – with conductor Michael Schonwandt and the Netherlands Radio Chamber...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Janoska Ensemble – Original Arrangement ‘Carmen Fantasy’, January, 2014

The acclaimed Janoska Ensemble performing their own, new original arrangement of Bizet's 'Carmen Fantasy' - in the style of Franz Waxman. Recorded live on January...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Sergey Khachatryan – Sibelius Violin Concerto, September 2013

VC ‘Young Artist’ Sergey Khachatryan performing Sibelius Violin Concerto in D Minor – with conductor Tugan Sokhiev and the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on September...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Josef Spacek – Ravel ‘Tzigane’, Czech Phil, New Years Day 2014

VC 'Young Artist' Josef Spacek performing Maurice Ravel's 'Tzigane' – with conductor Jiri Belohlavek and the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. Recorded live on January 1st ,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Joshua Bell – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, Gergiev, US Youth Orchestra

Violinist Joshua Bell performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America – conducted by Maestro Valery Gergiev. Recorded...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Igor Oistrakh – Scherzo Tarantelle, 1952 Wieniawski Competition

Incredible archival recording of a then 21 year old Igor Oistrakh performing Wieniawsk's 'Scherzo Tarantelle' in the semi-final of the 1952 Wieniawski International Violin Competition, in...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Vilde Frang – Schwetzingen Castle Recital, Mozart, Faure, Brahms & Prokofiev, May 2013

Norwegian violin virtuoso, VC 'Young Artist' Vilde Frang with pianist Michail Lifits in recital performing Mozart's Violin Sonata in F Major KV377, Faure's Violin Sonata...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Issac Stern & Gil Shaham – Bach Double, Israel Philharmonic, Live 1996

Legendary historical footage of Issac Stern and a then 25 year old Gil Shaham performing the Bach Double Violin Concerto in D Minor at...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ray Chen – Paganini Caprice No. 21, Live November 2013

Australian virtuoso VC 'Young Artist' Ray Chen performing Paganini's 21st Solo Caprice as an encore performance with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Recorded live at The Lowy Concert...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Zubin Mehta ‘Peace for Kashmir’ Concert – Srinagar, Kashmir

Maestro Zubin Mehta's 'Peace for Kashmir' Concert, with the Bavarian State Orchestra - recorded live on the 7th September from Srinagar, Kashmir This historic event is...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Classical Comedic-Duo Igudesman & Joo ‘Mozart Will Survive!’

The latest offering from chamber-duo funny-men Igudesman and Joo - 'Mozart Will Survive' from their new show 'And Now Mozart' Igudesman & Joo | Mozart Will...

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