Thursday, February 21, 2019

NEW TO YOUTUBE | New England Conservatory Faculty – Mozart’s Trio Divertimento [2017]

New England Conservatory string faculty members, violinist Soovin Kim, violist Marcus Thompson and cellist Laurence Lesser performing Mozart's Trio Divertimento in E Flat for violin,...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Midori – 1991 Carnegie Hall Debut, 19 Years Old [WOW]

Amazing archival footage of the then 19 year old Japanese-American violin virtuoso Midori performing Ernst's 'Variations on "The Last Rose of Summer". Recorded live on...

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...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Liya Petrova – Nielsen Violin Competition 1st Prize [2016]

2016 archival performance of Bulgarian violinist Liya Petrova's joint-1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2016 Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition. The 24 candidates...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Isaac Stern – Dvorak Violin Concerto, Live 1951 Recording [AUDIO]

Never-before-uploaded live archival audio of violinist Isaac Stern performing Dvorak's Violin Concerto in A Minor - with conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos and the New York...

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...

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...

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...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW | Christian Tetzlaff, Mendelssohn Violin Concerto – June, 2013

We know the legends, we own the recordings, we’ve seen the historical footage – but what can we expect from a live concert experience...

VC WHERE ARE THEY NOW | Julia Fischer, 30 – June 2013

We know the legends, we own the recordings, we’ve seen the historical footage – but what can we expect from a live concert experience...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Anne Akiko Meyers – Corigliano ‘Lullaby for Natalie’, World Premiere [2011]

Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers and pianist Reiko Uchida's 2011 world premiere performance of American composer John Corigliano's 'Lullaby for Natalie' for violin and piano. Anne will this weekend...

VC LIVE | 2018 ARD International Music Competition [LIVESTREAM]

Watch the 2018 ARD International Music Competition live on The Violin Channel - direct from Munich, Germany.     ARD INTERNATONAL VIOLA COMPETITION FINAL ROUND LIVE FROM THE HERKULESSAAL,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | 2Cellos – Bach Double Violin Concerto [VIDEO]

Croatian cello duo, Luka Šulić and Stjepan Hauser from 2Cellos performing the 2nd movement from Bach’s Double Violin Concerto - arranged for 2 cellos. 2CELLOS |...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Nancy Zhou – 2017 IsangYun International Violin Comp 2nd Prize [VIDEO]

24 year old American violinist Nancy Zhou's 2nd prize winning performance - in the Final of the 2017 IsangYun International Violin Competition, in Tongyeong, South Korea. Recorded...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Bach ‘Prelude’ … for Boomwhackers [WTF]

Bach’s piano ‘Prelude No.1 in C Major' performed by French juggling company, Les Objets Volants ... on tuned musical percussive Boomwhackers plastic tubes ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5seI0eJZCg BACH | PRELUDE NO. 1...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Todd Phillips & Rachel Yunkyung Choo – Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 10 [2018]

American violinist Todd Phillips and Korean pianist Rachel Yunkyung Choo performing Beethoven's Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 10 in G Major. Recorded live on the 18th of December,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Mitzi Gardner – Australian National Youth Concerto Competition, 2016 [VIDEO]

16 year old Australian violinist Mitzi Gardner's 1st prize winning performing in the Final of the 2016 Australian National Youth Concerto Competition. Widely regarded as...

MANIC MONDAY | Sawing a Violin in Half Performance Art Piece … [WHAT]

Violinist Emily Ondracek-Peterson performing George Maciunas' 1962 Fluxus performance art piece ... Solo for Violin ... including the sawing and total mutilation of the instrument and bow. Recorded live...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Emerson String Quartet – Mozart Quintet No.4, 1989 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1989 archival performance of Mozart's String Quintet No.4 - performed by the formidable Emerson String Quartet with guest violist Kim Kashkashian.  VC recently caught up with the...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Cho-Liang Lin – Beethoven Violin Concerto, 1994 [VIDEO]

Amazing 1994 archival footage of Taiwanese-American violinist Cho-Liang Lin performing Beethoven's Violin Concerto - with conductor Takashi Asahina and the NHK Symphony Orchestra. VC recently...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Rising Star Daniel Lozakovich – Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 [AUDIO]

15 year old VC Rising Star Daniel Lozakovich performing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major - with conductor Hartmut Haenchen and Orchestre...

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...

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 -...

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...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ For 4-Part Violin [MUST-WATCH]

Chinese violin virtuoso Li Chuan Yun performing the United States' national anthem,‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ in 4 part harmony - at once ... on a single violin .... Li...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Alexander Izosimov Violin Concerto No. 2 – World Premiere [2018]

Russian violinist Vladislav Pesin performing the world premiere performance of composer Alexander Izosimov‘s Violin Concerto No. 2. Recorded on the 24th of May, 2018 - with conductor Arkady...

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...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Detroit Symphony Concertmaster, Yoonshin Song – Bartók Violin Concerto No. 2 [2018]

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster, Yoonshin Song performing Bartók's Violin Concerto No. 2 - with conductor Leonard Slatkin and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on the 7th of...

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...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Yebin Yoo – Australian National Youth Concerto Comp 1st Prize [2017]

17 year old Australian violinist Yebin Yoo’s 1st prize winning performing in the Final of the 2017 Australian National Youth Concerto Competition. Widely regarded as Australian’s most...

VC BUZZ | WT?!? Dvorak New World Twerking Gangnam Style #LOLz [VIDEO]

This really needs to be seen to be believed! A new project created by Belgian-based B-Classic, entitled: 'The Classical Comeback'. The first in a series of music...

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...

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 | Arthur Grumiaux – Mozart Concerto in G, 1955 [AUDIO]

Never-before-uploaded archival audio of Belgian-born virtuoso Arthur Grumiaux performance Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major. Recorded with conductor Bernhard Paumgartner and the the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ Charles Yang, Sia ‘Chandelier’ (Arr. Electric Violin) [VIDEO]

VC 'Young Artist' Charles Yang presents his own original electric violin cover of electro-pop artist Sia's chart topping 'Chandelier'. All sounds in this video were...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | 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. The Violin Channel recently caught up...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Composer David Teie – Orchestral Music for Kitty Cats [VIDEO]

American composer and researcher David Teie, back in November 2015, explaining his vision … to compose an entire CD album ... specifically for cats. Following a successful...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Francesca Dego – Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 [2017]

Italian-American violinist Francesca Dego performing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 - with the Orchestra Filarmonica di Torino. Recorded live on October 8, 2017 - at the Stradivari Festival,...

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 | Justin Yu & Joyous String Ensemble – Elgar Cello Concerto, 11-Years-Old [2018]

Newly-released performance of 11-year-old Justin Yu performing and leading Elgar's Cello Concerto in E Minor - with the Joyous String Ensemble childrens' orchestra.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=al2oraSZ1SI JUSTIN YU...

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO| ‘The Paris Experiment’ – Rigourous Scientific Study, Old Vs Modern Violins

In the largest study of its kind, conducted in September 2012 on a darkened stage in Paris by acoustic research expert Dr. Claudia Fritz...

MANIC MONDAY | YouTube Composing Sensation Andrew Huang – ‘The Glorious Midi Unicorn’ [WOW]

YouTube midi composing sensation Andrew Huang's latest composition ... 'The Glorious Midi Unicorn'. "The challenge in this process was to come up with melodies and...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Cellist Maxim Calver – BBC ‘Young Musician of the Year’ String Category Winner [2018]

18-year-old British cellist Maxim Calver's 1st prize-winning performance in the string category final of the 2018 BBC 'Young Musician of the Year' Competition. Maxim will now...

MANIC MONDAY | Nielsen International Flute Competition’s ‘Surprise Visitor’ [VIDEO]

Yukie Ota from Japan was busy performing Sancan's 'Sonatine' in the opening round of the 2014 Carl Nielsen International Flute Competition, when a surprise...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Stefan Jackiw – Prokofiev 2nd Violin Concerto, 2017 [VIDEO]

American VC Artist Stefan Jackiw performing Prokofiev’s 2nd Violin Concerto in G Minor - with conductor Andrew Litton and the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia. Recorded...

VC LIVE | 2018 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis [LIVESTREAM]

Watch the 2018 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis live on The Violin Channel   https://vimeo.com/289950704   CLASSICAL FINAL ROUND - 8PM FRIDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER 2018 27-year-old VC Young Artist...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi – Michael Hill International Violin Comp [2015]

2015 archival footage of Canadian VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi's prize winning performance – in the Final of the 2015 Michael Hill International Violin Competition,...

VC BUZZ | 3D-Printed Acoustic Violin From White Resin [VIDEO]

Introducing the world's first Formlabs' 3D-printed white-resin acoustic violin ... Constructed by engineer Brian Chan, the instrument is printed with StereoLithoGraphy printing technology. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zTQWnSOo0uA&showinfo=0&autohide=1 FORMLABS' 3D-PRINTED VIOLIN |...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ Tatsuki Narita – ‘Kreutzer’ Sonata’, 2016 [VIDEO]

VC ‘Young Artist’ Tatsuki Narita & pianist Yun-Yang Lee performing Beethoven’s ‘Kreutzer’ Violin Sonata No. 9. Recorded live in Toronto - on February 13th, 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QdFdcQyAi0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 VC...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Vadim Repin – Shostakovich Concerto, 1992, 20 Years Old [VIDEO]

Never-before-uploaded 1992 archival performance of the then 20 year old Vadim Repin performing Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor. Recorded live in St....

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