Tuesday, March 26, 2019

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violinist VC Artist Fedor Rudin – 11-Years-Old [2004]

Incredible 2004 archival footage of the then 11-year-old Russian-French VC Artist Fedor Rudin performing Saint-Saëns’ Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso - with conductor Plamen Djouroff and the Sofia Soloists...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Richard Tognetti – Beethoven Violin Concerto [2018]

Australian violinist Richard Tognetti leading and performing Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D Major - with the Australian Chamber Orchestra. Recorded live on the 18th of November,...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Double Bassist VC Young Artist Xavier Foley – Sphinx Competition 1st Prize [2014]

The then 19-year-old double bass virtuoso, VC Young Artist Xavier Foley's 1st prize winning performance in the Senior Final of the 2014 Sphinx Competition - in...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Sir Andrew Davis – Toronto Symphony Birthday Surprise [2018]

Toronto Symphony Orchestra's Conductor Laureate, Sir Andrew Davis leading a performance of Wagner's 'Ride of the Valkyries' ... or so he thought ... Recorded live the 2nd...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Paul Neubauer & Wu Han – Shostakovich’s Recently Discovered Viola ‘Impromptu’ [2018]

Violist Paul Neubauer and pianist Wu Han performing the US West Coast premiere of Dmitry Shostakovich's recently discovered Impromptu for Viola and Piano Op. 33. "On September...

VC LIVE | WQXR’s ’19 Classical Artist to Watch For 2019′ – Live from New York [LIVE]

VC Facebook Live webcast of WQXR's celebration of the '19 for 19' - the inaugural list of 19 exciting classical artists to watch in 2019. Live...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Joshua Bell – Beethoven Violin Concerto [2010]

Superstar violinist Joshua Bell leading the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra in a performance of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major. Recorded live on the 28th of July, 2010...

MANIC MONDAY | -12 Degree Ice Instrument Orchestra [WOAH]

An orchestra, high in the Italian Dolomites, comprised entirely of glacial orchestral instruments ... carved from ice ... Recorded live in the -12 degree Igloo...

VC LIVE | 2019 Sphinx Competition Senior Final, Detroit [LIVESTREAM]

Watch the 2019 Sphinx Competition Senior Final live on The Violin Channel – direct from Detroit, United States.   SPHINX COMPETITION SENIOR FINAL ROUND LIVE FROM THE MAX M...

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...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist InMo Yang – Saint-Saens Violin Concerto No. 3 [2019]

24-year-old South Korean VC Young Artist InMo Yang performing Saint-Saens’ Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor – with conductor Neeme Jarvi and the Orchestre National de France. Recorded live on...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Violinist Nicola Benedetti – BBC ‘Young Musician of the Year’ [2004]

The then 16-year-old Nicola Benedetti’s 1st prize winning performance – in the Grand Final of the 2004 BBC ‘Young Musician of the Year’ Awards. Nicola this week...

MANIC MONDAY | ‘Bouncy’ Bach Solo Cello Sonatas [WOAH]

Nomadic wild cello goblin, Rushad Eggleston performing Bach's Solo Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major ...   https://www.facebook.com/rushad.eggleston/videos/830694360595574/

VC LIVE | ‘Viva Tango!’ – Live from Beare’s Premiere Music Festival in Hong Kong [LIVE]

VC Facebook Live webcast direct from the Beare’s Premiere Music Festival — in Hong Kong. Program entitled ‘Viva Tango!’ includes the Hong Kong premiere of Lalo Schifrin’s...

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...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Jennifer Pike – 2002 BBC ‘Young Musician of the Year’ [VIDEO]

The then 12-year-old British VC Artist Jennifer Pike’s 1st prize winning performance - in the Grand Final of the 2002 BBC ‘Young Musician of the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Pablo Ferrandez – Tchaikovsky ‘Rococo Variations’ [2019]

VC Artist Pablo Ferrandez performing Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme – with conductor Elim Chan and the Rotterdam Philharmonic. Recorded live on the 20th...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Renaud Capuçon – Saudi Arabian Archaeological Excavation Site [2018]

French violinist Renaud Capuçon performing Gluck's Melodie ... live, outdoors at the Jabal Ikmah archaeological excavation site in north-east Saudi Arabia ...   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kc3jE6kCZIA RENAUD CUPUÇON | GLUCK | MELODIE | JABAL...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Cellist James Baik – Walgreens National Concerto Competition Grand Prize [2018]

17-year-old American cellist James Baik's Grand Prize winning performance in the Final of the 2018 Annual Walgreens National Concerto Competition. Recorded live on the 29th December, 2018 - at Bennett-Gordon...

VC LIVE | ‘Forward Movement’ – Live from Beare’s Premiere Music Festival in Hong Kong [LIVE]

VC Facebook Live webcast direct from the Beare’s Premiere Music Festival — in Hong Kong. Program including Vivaldi’s Mandolin Concerto, Dvorak’s Terzetto, Spohr’s Double Quartet and Elgar’s...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Katharina Rosenberger – ‘Folds’ for Solo Violin & Electronics [PREMIERE]

New York-based violinist Miranda Cuckson performing the world premiere performance of intermedia artist Katharina Rosenberger and projection designer John Burnett’s Folds for Solo Violin and Electronics. "John and...

VC LIVE | Violinist Philippe Quint’s ‘Chaplin’s Smile’ CD Launch – Live from New York [LIVE]

VC Facebook Live webcast of violinist Philippe Quint and pianist Marta Aznavoorian - live from the launch of their new Warner Classics Chaplin's Smile CD. Recorded...

VC LIVE | Nicola Benedetti & Wynton Marsalis – Live from New York’s WQXR [LIVE]

VC Facebook Live webcast with award-winning Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti and legendary American trumpeter, composer and Jazz at Lincoln Center Artistic Director, Wynton Marsalis – direct from WQXR‘s Greene Space in...

VC LIVE | Concert Artists Guild – Career Intentions with Violinist Jennifer Koh [LIVE]

VC Facebook Live webcast with American violinist Jennifer Koh – direct from Tarisio Fine Instruments & Bows in New York City. Hosted by Concert Artists Guild President Tanya Bannister, the 1994...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Bomsori Kim – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto [2018]

VC Artist Bomsori Kim performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto - with conductor Chi-Young Jung and the KBS Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on the 15th of December, 2018 - at...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Luke Hsu & Irina Frisardi – Mozart Violin Sonata No. 22 [2018]

Violinist, VC Young Artist Luke Hsu and pianist Irina Frisardi performing Mozart’s Violin Sonata No. 22 in A Major.   https://youtu.be/CyKkeJ6vbK0 VC YOUNG ARTIST LUKE HSU & IRINA FRISARDI | MOZART...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Arnaud Sussmann – Chausson Concerto in D Major [2018]

French violinist Arnaud Sussmann performing Chausson’s Concerto in D Major Op. 21 for Solo Violin, Piano and String Quartet. Recorded live in September, 2018 at the Parlance...

MANIC MONDAY | Cellist Steven Isserlis – Mid-Performance String SNAP … [WOAH]

British cellist Steven Isserlis' mid-performance string SNAP ... Recorded live at the 11th of December, 2017 - at the Milan Conservatory. "A string breaking during a recital I...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers – Bernstein ‘Serenade’ [2015]

American violinist Anne Akiko Meyers performing Bernstein’s Serenade for Violin, Orchestra, Harp and Percussion - with conductor Salvador Brotons and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on the 3rd...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Charlie Siem – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto [2018]

British violinist Charlie Siem performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto - with conductor Aziz Shokhakimov and the Tekfen Philharmonic Orchestra. Recorded live on the 25th of May, 2018 - at...

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...

VC LIVE | Juilliard School Chamber Musicians – Live from New York’s WQXR [LIVE]

VC Facebook Live webcast with The Juilliard School Chamber Musicians - direct from WQXR's Greene Space in New York City. Program features selections from Mozart’s...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Brannon Cho – Paulo Cello Competition 1st Prize [2018]

23-year-old VC Young Artist Brannon Cho's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2018 Paulo International Cello Competition - in Helsinki, Finland. Recorded live...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Violinist Suyoen Kim – Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition [2009]

The then 21-year-old Korean-German violinist Suyoen Kim’s 4th prize winning performance in the Final of the 2009 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition - in...

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,...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Cellist Aldo Parisot – Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto [1960]

1960 archival performance of Brazilian-born American cellist Aldo Parisot performing Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor - with conductor Willis Page and...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu – Paganini’s ‘Nel cor più non mi sento’ [2018]

2018 Paganini International Violin Competition 1st prize winner, VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu performing Paganini's Nel cor più non mi sento for solo violin. Recorded live...

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

VC Artist Augustin Hadelich performing Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor - with conductor Eliahu Inbal and the Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León. Recorded live on the...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Hilary Hahn – TwoSet Violin ‘Ling Ling’ Workout [WHAT]

Violinist Hilary Hahn takes the infamous TwoSet Violin ‘Ling Ling’ workout … Including Mendelssohn Concerto at the nut of the bow, Mozart’s A Major...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | 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. Mr Dicterow this week celebrated...

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...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Janine Jansen – Szymanowski Violin Concerto No. 1 [2018]

Dutch violin virtuoso Janine Jansen performing Szymanowski’s Violin Concerto No. 1 - with conductor Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on the 28th...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Josef Spacek – Michael Hill Comp 1st Prize [2009]

The then 22-year-old VC Artist Josef Spacek's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2009 Michael Hill International Violin Competition. The 16 candidates...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Husak String Quartet – Theme from ‘Friends’ [LOL]

The Czech-based Husak String Quartet performing The Rembrandts I'll be There For You ... from the 90s hit show Friends ...   https://www.facebook.com/HusakovoQuarteto/videos/2167161300208426/    

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Nemanja Radulovic – Khachaturian Violin Concerto [2018]

Serbian violin virtuoso Nemanja Radulovic performing Khachaturian Violin Concerto in D Minor - with conductor Sasha Goetzel and the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra. Recorded live on the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Vadim Repin – Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 2 [2018]

Violinist Vadim Repin performing Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor - with conductor Tugan Sokhiev & The State Academic Bolshevik Theatre Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on...

VC LIVE | Omer String Quartet – New York City Recital Debut [LIVE]

VC Facebook Live webcast of the American-based Omer String Quartet’s New York City recital debut – live from Merkin Concert Hall. Presented by Young Concert Artists,...

MANIC MONDAY | The Shirtless Violinist – ‘Let It Go’ From ‘Frozen’ [WHAT]

Youtube phenom, Matthew Olshefski (aka The Shirtless Violinist) performing Let It Go from Disney's musical fantasy, Frozen. "Seeing as I’m a big fan of the movie, I couldn’t...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Rising Star Christian Li – ‘Rondo Capriccioso’, 10-Years-Old [2018

10-year-old VC Rising Star Christian Li from Australia performing Saint-Saens’ Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso - with pianist Laurence Matheson.   Christian was awarded joint 1st prize...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Ayana Tsuji – Indianapolis Comp, 16-Years-Old [2014]

2014 archival footage of the then 16-year-old Japanese VC Young Artist Ayana Tsuji performing Paganini's 13th and 21st Solo Caprices – in the Opening Round of the...

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