Wednesday, April 24, 2019

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Christian Ferras – Sibelius Violin Concerto, Live [1965]

Incredible never-before-uploaded live 1965 archival performance by legendary French violin virtuoso Christian Ferras performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - with conductor Zubin Mehta and the French National...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Mayuko Kamio – Sibelius Violin Concerto [2008]

Incredible 2008 archival performance of the then 21-year-old Japanese violinist Mayuko Kamio performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - with conductor Vladimir Spivakov and the National Philharmonic Orchestra of...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Nemanja Radulovic – Bach ‘Chaccone’ [2018]

Serbian violin virtuoso Nemanja Radulovic performing Bach's Chaccone from the Solo Partita No. 2 in D Minor. Recorded live on the 21st of June, 2018 –...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Gil Shaham – Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 [2018]

Israeli-American violinist Gil Shaham performing Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major – with conductor Nicholas McGegan and the SWR Symphonieorchester. Recorded live on the 12th of May 2018...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Nikita Boriso-Glebsky – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto [2018]

Russian violin virtuoso, VC Artist Nikita Boriso-Glebsky performing Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor - with conductor Leo Kraemer and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra. Recorded live on the 3rd...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Cellist Camille Thomas – Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1 [2018]

Franco-Belgian cellist, Camille Thomas performing Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor - with conductor Diego Matheuz and the Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine. Recorded live on...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Cellist Brinton Averil Smith – Waxman ‘Carmen Fantasie’ (Arr. Cello) [2018]

Houston Symphony Orchestra's Principal Cellist Brinton Averil Smith performing Waxman's virtuosic violin show piece 'Carmen Fantasie' - newly-arranged for solo cello. Recorded live on the 9th of February,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | 2018 Menuhin Competition, Geneva – Documentary [2018]

The Menuhin Competition has today released a new 25-minute documentary piece - following the 2018 competition, in Geneva. "The Menuhin Competition attracts hundreds of entries from...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist In Mo Yang – Bernstein ‘Serenade’ [2018]

22-year-old Korean violin virtuoso, VC Young Artist In Mo Yang performing Leonard Bernstein's Serenade for Violin and Orchestra - with conductor Hugo Wolff and the NEC Philharmonia. Recorded...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Pablo Ferrández – Prokofiev ‘Sinfonia Concertante’ [2018]

Spanish cellist, VC Artist Pablo Ferrández performing Prokofiev's 'Sinfonia Concertante' Op.125 - with conductor Yoel Levi and the KBS Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on the 23th of March, 2018...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | British Cellist Tim Hugh – Shostakovich Cello Concerto No.2 [2017]

British cellist, Tim Hugh performing Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No. 2 in G Major - with conductor Vladimir Altschuler and the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer – Prokofiev Violin Sonata No. 2 [2018]

18-year-old American violinist, VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer and pianist Gabriele Troisi performing Prokofiev's Violin Sonata No. 2 in D Major. Recorded live on the 17th of June, 2018...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu & Jun Cho – Brahms Violin Sonata No. 3 [2017]

17-year-old American violinist, VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu and pianist Jun Cho performing Brahms Violin Sonata No. 3 in D Minor. Recorded live on the 16th of December, 2017...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Brannon Cho & Dina Vainshtein – Beethoven Cello Sonata No. 5 [2018]

American cellist, VC Young Artist Brannon Cho and pianist Dina Vainshtein performing Beethoven's Cello Sonata No. 5 in D Major. Recorded live on the 11th...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | James Ehnes – ‘Allegro Assai’ from Bach’s C Major Solo Sonata [2018]

Canadian violin virtuoso James Ehnes performing the Allegro Assai from Bach's Solo Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Major. Recorded as an encore performance on the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Daishin Kashimoto – Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No. 3 [2018]

Berlin Philharmonic 1st Concertmaster, Daishin Kashimoto from Japan performing Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor - with conductor Paavo Järvi and the NHK Symphony...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Paul Huang & Alessio Bax – Respighi Violin Sonata [2017]

Taiwanese-American VC Artist Paul Huang and Italian pianist Alessio Bax performing Respighi's Violin Sonata in B Minor. Recorded live with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center –...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Victor Pikayzen – Kabalevsky Violin Concerto [1972]

Never-before-uploaded 1972 audio recording of Russian violinist Victor Pikayzen performing Kabalevsky Violin Concerto in C Major – with conductor Fuat Mansurov and the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXneqaUKJfc VICTOR PIKAYZEN | KABALEVSKY...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Fedor Rudin – Paganini International Violin Competition, 2nd Prize [2018]

25-year-old VC Young Artist Fedor Rudin‘s 2nd prize-winning performances – in the Final round of the 2018 Paganini International Violin Competition, in Genoa, Italy. Recorded live on the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu – Paganini International Violin Competition, 1st Prize [2018]

17-year-old VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu‘s 1st prize-winning performances - in the Final round of the 2018 Paganini International Violin Competition, in Genoa, Italy. Recorded live on the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | TwoSet Violin – ‘How To Play the Paganini Caprices’ [LOL]

Australian funsters TwoSet Violin walk us through step-by-step ... 'how to play the Paganini Caprices' ...   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCX4HG31XCc

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Viktor Tretyakov – Brahms Violin Concerto [1984]

Never-before-uploaded 1984 performance of Russian violinist Viktor Tretyakov performing Brahms Violin Concerto – with conductor Yuri Simonov and the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra. Recorded live at the Moscow Conservatory's Grand Hall. Applications...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Masumi Per Rostad & Alan Chow – Glinka Viola Sonata [2017]

Eastman School of Music faculty members, violist Masumi Per Rostad and pianist Alan Chow performing Mikhail Glinka's Viola Sonata in D Minor. Recorded live at the Eastman School of Music's...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Kevin Lin – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto [2018]

25-year-old London Philharmonic Co-Leader Kevin Lin performing Mendelssohn Violin Concerto - with the conductor Daniel Feng and the International Chamber Orchestra of America. Recorded live on the 31st...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | TwoSet Violin – ‘The 8 Things Tone Deaf People Struggle With’ [LOLZ]

Australian funsters TwoSet Violin walk us through the 8 things tone deaf people struggle with ...   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FbRyg_gG_Y

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist William Hagen – Vivaldi & Piazzolla’s ‘Autumn’ [2017]

VC Young Artist William Hagen performing Autumn from both Antonio Vivaldi and Astor Piazzolla's The Four Seasons - with the Brussel-based YES Young European String Camerata. Recorded live in...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Simon Zhu – Valsesia Musica International Violin Competition, 1st Prize [2018]

17-year old German violinist Simon Zhu's 1st prize-winning performance in the Final of the 2018 Valsesia Musica International Violin Competition. Recorded live on the 18th of May in Varallo Sesia,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer – ‘Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso’ [2018]

17 year old VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer performing Saint-Saëns' Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso - with conductor Richard Owen and the Adelphi Orchestra. Recorded live on...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Boris Brovtsyn – Dvorak Violin Concerto (Arr. Solo Violin & Chamber Orch) [2018]

Russian violin virtuoso Boris Brovtsyn performing a newly-premiered chamber orchestra arrangement of the Dvorak Violin Concerto in A Minor - with conductor Uri Segal and...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Benjamin Beilman & Orion Weiss – Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 10 [2018]

VC Artist Benjamin Beilman and pianist Orion Weiss performing Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 10 in G Major. Recorded live on 11th of March, 2018 -...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Sheku Kanneh-Mason – Royal Wedding Performance [2018]

19 year old VC Young Artist Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s stunning performance of Theresia von Paradis’ Sicilienne, Fauré’s Après un rêve and Schubert’s Ave Maria -...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Kairos Quartet – Fischoff Chamber Music Comp, Junior String 1st Prize [2018]

The Music Institute of Chicago-based Kairos String Quartet's Junior String division 1st prize-winning performance - at the 45th Annual 2018 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. Comprising violinists and...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt – Brahms Viola Sonata No.2 [2017]

Dover Quartet violist, VC Artist Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt and pianist Asiya Korepanova performing Brahms' Viola Sonata No. 2 in E-Flat Major. Recorded live on the 18th...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Callisto Quartet – Fischoff Chamber Music Competition, Grand Prize Winners [2018]

The Cleveland Institute of Music-based Callisto Quartet's grand prize-winning performance - at the 45th Annual 2018 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. Comprising violinists Paul Aguilar and Rachel Stenzel, violist Eva Kennedy and cellist Hannah...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Stefan Jackiw & Ji – Clara Schumann, 3 Romances [2018]

American VC Artist Stefan Jackiw and pianist Ji performing Clara Schumann's 3 Romances for Violin and Piano. Recorded live on the 13th of April, 2018 – at WQXR's...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Olivier Charlier – Beethoven Violin Concerto [1997]

Never-before-uploaded performance of French violinist Olivier Charlier performing Beethoven Violin Concerto - with conductor Amaury du Slosel and the Atelier Lyrique et Symphonique du...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Philharmonic Five – ‘Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter’ [2018]

The recently-formed piano quintet Philharmonic Five, comprising Vienna Philharmonic musicians Tibor Kovac, Ekaterina Frolova, Gerhard Maschner and Peter Somodari with pianist Christopher Hinterhuber, performing John Williams'...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Kairos Quartet – M-Prize Chamber Music Competition, Junior Strings 1st Prize [2018]

The Music Institute of Chicago Academy-based Kairos Quartet’s 1st prize winning performance in the Junior Strings Final of the 2018 M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition, in Ann...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Anssi Karttunen – Magnus Lindberg’s Cello Concerto No. 2 [2015]

Never-before-uploaded performance of Finnish cellist Anssi Karttunen performing Magnus Lindberg's Cello Concerto No.2 – with conductor Hannu Lintu and the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live in August 2015...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer – Sibelius Violin Concerto [2018]

17-year-old VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - with conductor Francisco Rettig and the Orquesta Filarmónica de Medellín. Recorded live on the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | TwoSet Violin – ‘The 7 Different Types of Musician’s Mothers’ [LOLZ]

In celebration of this year's Mother's Day, Australian funsters TwoSet Violin walk us through the 7 different types of musician's mothers ....   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvokwz5PbI4

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Kyung Wha Chung – Brahms Violin Concerto [2018]

Violinist Kyung Wha Chung performing Brahms Violin Concerto - with conductor Steven Solane and the Bochum Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on the 30th of March,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Aizuri Quartet – M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition, Grand Prize [2018]

The New York-based Aizuri Quartet’s Grand Prize winning performance in the Final round of the 2018 M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition, in Ann Arbor, Michigan,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ning Feng – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto [2018]

Chinese violin virtuoso Ning Feng performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto - with conductor Rune Bergmann and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. Recorded live on the 3rd of March,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Uto Ughi & Tamas Vasary – Beethoven ‘Kreutzer’ Sonata [1991]

Never-before-uploaded 1991 performance of acclaimed Italian violin virtuoso Uto Ughi and pianist Tamas Vasary performing Beethoven's 'Kreutzer' Violin Sonata. Recorded live – at the Oratorio del Gonfalone in Rome,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | TwoSet Violin – ‘Soloist vs Orchestral Violinist’ [LOLZ]

Australian funsters TwoSet Violin walk us through the difference between a soloist and an orchestral violinist ....   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9BgKpsSlBI

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Ray Chen & Made in Berlin – ‘Waltzing Matilda’ [2018]

VC Artist Ray Chen and fellow Made in Berlin quartet members performing an original new arrangement of the classic Australian ballad, Waltzing Matilda. Recorded as part of Ray's...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Leonid Kogan – Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major [1968]

Never-before-uploaded 1968 archival video performance of legendary violin virtuoso Leonid Kogan performing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major - with conductor Lev...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Angelo Xiang Yu – Beethoven’s ‘Spring’ Violin Sonata [2018]

VC Artist Angelo Xiang Yu performing Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 5 'Spring' - with pianist Andrew Hsu. Recorded live on the 31st of March, 2018...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Augustin Hadelich – Britten Violin Concerto [2018]

VC Artist Augustin Hadelich performing the Britten Violin Concerto - with conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on the 24th of...

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