Saturday, August 24, 2019

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC ‘Artist’ Nikita Boriso-Glebsky – 1997, 11 Years Old [WOAH]

Incredible 1997 archival footage of the then 11 year old VC ‘Artist’ Nikita Boriso-Glebsky performing Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor - with conductor...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Artist’ Nikita Boriso-Glebsky – Elgar Violin Concerto, 2015 [VIDEO]

VC ‘Artist’ Nikita Boriso-Glebsky performing Elgar's Violin Concerto in B Minor - with conductor Jan Latham-Koenig and the New Opera Orchestra. Recorded live at Moscow's...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Frank Peter Zimmermann – Brahms Violin Concerto, 1994 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1994 archival footage of the then 28 year old Frank Peter Zimmermann performing Brahms’ Violin Concerto - with Maestro Wolfgang Sawallisch and the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Dmitri Sitkovetsky – Beethoven Violin Sonata in C Minor, 2015 [VIDEO]

Soviet-Russian-born violin virtuoso, Dmitri Sitkovetsky and pianist Yuri Rozum performing Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 7 in C Minor. Recorded live in Moscow in December 2015. DMITRI...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Actor, Alan Rickman – 1990 Cello Performance in ‘Truly, Madly, Deeply’ [RIP]

British actor Alan Rickman, who passed away on January 14, 2016 at the age of 69, performing an excerpt from Bach's Solo Sonata in...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Renaud Capucon & Helene Grimaud – Ravel Violin Sonata, 2007 [VIDEO]

2007 archival footage of violinist Renaud Capucon & pianist Helene Grimaud performing Ravel’s Violin Sonata No. 2 in G Major. Recorded live at the 2007...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ Fedor Rudin – Bartok Solo Violin Sonata [VIDEO]

23 year old VC ‘Young Artist’ Fedor Rudin, from France/Russia performing Bartok’s Solo Violin Sonata. Recorded live in the opening round of the 2015 Jean...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Soloist Maximillian Simon’s Amazing Broken-String Recovery [MUST-SEE]

A masterclass in elegance. Soloist Maximilian Simon’s graceful recovery following a mid-performance e string break. Recorded live on January 6th, 2016 - with conductor Marc...

MANIC MONDAY | 10 Year Old Violinist’s Original Violin Concerto [MUST-SEE]

Prodigious 10 year old British violinist and composer, Alma Deutsche performing her own original Violin Concerto in G Major. Recorded live in August 2015 - with...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Salvatore Accardo – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, 1990 [VIDEO]

Italian violin virtuoso Salvatore Accardo performing Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor Op. 64 - with conductor Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos and the Orchestra...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Jennifer Koh, Paganini Concerto – 1988, 11 Years Old [VIDEO]

The then 11 year old American violinist, Jennifer Koh performing the 1st movement from Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major. Recorded live in...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Nikolaj Znaider – Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5, 2013 [VIDEO]

Danish-Israeli violin virtuoso Nikolaj Znaider performing Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major - with conductor Julien Salemkour and the Staatskapelle Berlin. Recorded live in...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Artist’ Igor Pikayzen – Mozart Violin Concerto No. 2 [VIDEO]

VC ‘Artist’ Igor Pikayzen from Russia/United States performing Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 2 in D Major. Recorded live in Sendai Concert Hall in May 2013...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Two Years of Violin Progress in Under 5 Minutes [WTF-VIDEO]

A now 24 year old Norwegian adult violin beginner records her weekly progress on the instrument over a 2 year period. “I have been playing...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Akiko Suwanai – Sibelius Violin Concerto, Live 2015 [VIDEO]

Japanese virtuoso Akiko Suwanai performing Sibelius Violin Concerto in D Minor - with conductor Hannu Lintu and the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live at...

MANIC MONDAY | 8 Year Old, Dylan – ‘The World’s Greatest Ear!’ [WTF]

8 year old wunderkind, Dylan undergoing the hardest musical aural ear training test of all time. Needs to be seen to be believed. DYLAN | AURAL...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Artist’ Paul Huang – Sarasate ‘Romanza Andaluza’ [VIDEO]

25 year old VC ‘Artist’ Paul Huang from Taiwan performing Sarasate’s ‘Romanza Andaluza’ Op. 22 for Violin & Piano. Recorded live in September 2015 with...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ Simone Porter – Kreisler ‘Caprice Viennois’ [VIDEO]

18 year old VC ‘Young Artist’ Simone Porter from the United States performing Fritz Kreisler’s ‘Caprice Viennois’. Recorded live with pianist Meng-Chieh Liu - for the...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Conductor Leif Segerstam Unleashes ‘Scheherazade’ Like Never Before [WTF]

Finnish conductor Leif Segerstam leads the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia in a rather special interpretation of the final movement of Rimsky-Korsakov’s ‘Scheherazade’. As the ship...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Uto Ughi – Beethoven Violin Concerto, Live 1978 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1978 archival footage of Italian virtuoso Uto Ughi performing Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major. Recorded live with conductor Zdenek Macal - and the Orchestra...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Boris Belkin – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, 2000 [VIDEO]

Soviet-born violin virtuoso Boris Belkin performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major - with conductor Lawrence Foster and the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI. Recorded...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Gil Shaham – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, Live w Gergiev, 2012 [VIDEO]

Israeli-American virtuoso Gil Shaham performing Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major - with conductor Valery Gergiev and the Israel Philharmonic. Recorded live as part of...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Lara St John & Matt Herskowitz – ‘Hava Nagila’ [VIDEO]

Pianist Matt Herskowitz’s ‘Hava Nagila’ - composed and arranged for violin & piano. Recorded with violinist Lara St John - as part of the newly-released...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Taylor Davis – ‘Star Wars Medley’ for Violin & Lightsaber [EPIC]

American pop violinist Taylor Davis performing an original John Williams ‘Star Wars’ Medley -  arranged for solo violin and lightsaber. TAYLOR DAVIS | JOHN WILLIAMS...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Itzhak Perlman – Bruch Violin Concerto, 1991 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1991 archival footage of virtuoso Itzhak Perlman performing Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor. Recorded live with conductor Kazuyoshi Akiyama and the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Shlomo Mintz – Sibelius Violin Concerto, 1986 [VIDEO]

Incredible archival performance of Israeli virtuoso Shlomo Mintz performing Sibelius Violin Concerto in D Minor. Recorded live in 1986 - with conductor Esa Pekka Salonen...

MANIC MONDAY | Kurt Schneider – ‘All I Want for Christmas’, Major Key to Minor [VIDEO]

Youtube sensations Kurt Schneider and Chase Holfelder present Mariah Carey’s festive hit ‘All I Want for Christmas is You’ ....arranged from major key to...
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PAGANINI POV | Sean Lee – Paganini Caprice No. 13 in B-Flat Major [GOPRO CAM]

In this unique and exclusive VC series, American violin virtuoso Sean Lee spins us through the twists and chicanes of the Paganini Solo Violin...

VC BUZZ | Filip Pogady – Violin Fugue on Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” [WOW]

Slovakian violin virtuoso and male model Filip Pogady performing an original solo violin Fugue based on pop singer Adele’s smash hit “Rolling in the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | 9 Year Old Leia Zhu – Russian ‘Nutcracker’ Competition [VIDEO]

9 year old British violinist Leia Zhu performing Fritz Kreisler’s ‘Tambourin Chinois’ in the opening round of the 2015 International ‘Nutcracker’ Television Competition for...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ In Mo Yang – Paganini Concerto, Live, 2015 [VIDEO]

20 year old VC ‘Young Artist’ In Mo Yang, from South Korea performing Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major. Recorded live on December...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Vadim Repin – 1982, 11 Year Old Child Prodigy [VIDEO]

Incredible 1982 archival footage of a then prodigious 11 year old Vadim Repin performing Tikhon Khrennikov’s Violin Concerto No. 1. Recorded live with conductor Evgeny Svetlanov...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Artist’ Nikita Boriso-Glebsky – Vieuxtemps Concerto No. 5 [VIDEO]

VC ‘Artist’ Nikita Boriso-Glebsky performing Henri Vieuxtemps’ Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Minor. Recorded live with conductor Clemens Schuldt and the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Shlomo Mintz – Beethoven Violin Concerto, 1990 [VIDEO]

Incredible archival performance of Israeli virtuoso Shlomo Mintz performing Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major. Recorded live in 1990 with conductor Vaclav Neumann and the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ Kian Soltani – Popper ‘Hungarian Rhapsody’, Oct 2015 [VIDEO]

23 year old VC ‘Young Artist’ Kian Soltani, from Austria performing Popper’s ‘Hungarian Rhapsody for Solo Cello and Orchestra’ - with the Netherlands Chamber...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Simply Three – ‘God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen’ [ROCK ON]

Electrifying violin, cello and bass trio, Simply Three present a new take on the Christmas classic ‘God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen’. SIMPLY THREE | GOD...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | ‘Conversations with Nick Canellakis’ (& Emanuel Ax) [ROFL]

Youtube sensation talk-show hosts Nick Canellakis and Michael Brown take on special guest: ‘Yo-Yo Ma’s accompanist’ Emanuel Ax. CONVERSATIONS WITH NICK CANELLAKIS | YO-YO MA’S...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Rising Star’ Kerson Leong – Ravel ‘Tzigane’, November 2015 [VIDEO]

18 year old VC ‘Rising Star’ Kerson Leong, from Canada performing Ravel’s ‘Tzigane’ for Violin & Piano. Recorded live with pianist Timo Koskinen in the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Bruce Dukov – ‘Star Wars Fanfare’ for 2 Solo Violins [VIDEO]

Violinist and composer Bruce Dukov presents John Williams’ ‘Star Wars Fanfare’ - arranged in the style of Wieniawski for 2 solo violins. BRUCE DUKOV |...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Rising Star’ Kerson Leong – Mozart ‘Rondo in C Major’ [VIDEO]

18 year old VC ‘Rising Star’ Kerson Leong, from Canada performing Mozart’s ‘Rondo in C Major’ for Violin & Piano. Recorded live with pianist Timo...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Cellist, Yo-Yo Ma – 7 Years Old, 1962 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1962 archival footage of a then 7 year old Yo-Yo Ma performing Jean-Baptiste Bréval’s Concertino # 3 in A Major - accompanied by...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Christel Lee – Sibelius 150th Birthday Commemoration Concert [VIDEO]

2015 Jean Sibelius International Violin Competition 1st Prize winner Christel Lee, from the United States performing Sibelius Violin Concerto in D Minor - at...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Rising Star’ Daniel Lozakovitj – Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 [VIDEO]

14 year old VC 'Rising Star' Daniel Lozakovitj, from Sweden performing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major – with conductor Vladimir Spivakov...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Ivan Galamian – 1981 Meadowmount Masterclass [VIDEO]

Incredible archival footage of legendary Iranian-Armenian violin pedagogue Ivan Galamian guiding violinist Emmanuelle Boisvert through Bach’s ‘Chaconne’. Filmed at Meadowmount School of Music in the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Christel Lee – 2015 Sibelius Violin Comp 1st Prize Winner [VIDEO]

25 year old Christel Lee, from the United States’ 1st prize winning performance of Sibelius Violin Concerto - in the Final of the 2015...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Lindsey Stirling ‘Hallelujah’ – 1 Million Views 1st Day [VIDEO]

American violinist, dancer and performance artist Lindsey Stirling’s latest YouTube creation - a unique subway take on Jeff Buckley/Leonard Cohen’s classic hymn ‘Hallelujah’. To date...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ Emmanuel Tjeknavorian – Sibelius Comp 2nd Prize [VIDEO]

20 year old VC 'Young Artist' Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, from Austria performing Brahms Violin Concerto - in the Final of the 2015 Jean Sibelius International...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Artists’ Attacca Quartet – ‘Star Wars: May the FOURce Be With You’ [MUST SEE]

VC ‘Artists’, the New York-based Attacca Quartet presenting an new original cover of John Williams’ ‘Star Wars’ film score for string quartet. Arrangement by: Andrew Yee. VC ‘ARTIST’...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Junghoon Nam – ‘Tastes for the Arts’ for Solo Violin [VIDEO]

19 year old Chinese VC ‘Young Artist’ Zeyu Victor Li performing South Korean composer Junghoon Nam’s newly commissioned ‘Taste for the Arts’ for Solo...

MANIC MONDAY | ‘Vocalist’ Florence Foster Jenkins – ‘Der Holle Rache’ [WTF]

Umm …. American socialite and ‘vocalist’ Florence Foster Jenkins' infamous rendition of ‘Der Holle Rache’ from Mozart’s ‘Magic Flute’. Recorded in 1943, Ms Jenkins has...

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