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Menuhin Competition Juror David Kim – ‘Importance of Good Stage Presence’

2014 Menuhin Competition jury member, Philadelphia Orchestra Concertmaster, David Kim shares his thoughts on the importance of good stage presence. DAVID KIM| JURY MEMBER | MENUHIN COMPETITION |...

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...

VC HIDDEN GEMS | Preeminent British Cello Virtuoso Jacqueline du Pré

This week VC explores the recordings of thwarted British cello virtuoso Jacqueline du Pré. Passing away in 1987 - aged just 42 - after a...

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...

VC HIDDEN GEMS | Bulgarian Violin Virtuoso Vasco Abadjiev

This week VC explores the recordings of thwarted Bulgarian violin virtuoso Vasco Abadjiev. A recognised child prodigy, he made his international debut aged 6 -...

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 ,...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW | Pinchas Zukerman, Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3 – October 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...

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...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW | Gil Shaham, Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto – July 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 HIDDEN GEMS | Russian Violin Virtuoso Victor Pikayzen – Breathtaking Brilliance, Innate Nobility

The week VC explores the recordings of legendary Russian violin virtuoso Victor Pikayzen. A protege of David Oistrakh, he is a former prize winner at...

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...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW | Frank Peter Zimmermann, Bach E Major ‘Preludio’ – October 13th 2013

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

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...

VC HIDDEN GEMS | Soviet Violin Virtuoso Boris Goldstein

This week VC explores the recordings of Soviet violin virtuoso Boris Goldstein A child prodigy of eminent Soviet pedagogue Pyotr Stolyarsky, Maestro Goldstein was a former prize...

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...

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...

VC WHERE ARE THEY NOW | James Ehnes, 37 – May 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...

FLY ON THE WALL | Australian Youth Orchestra – 2013 International Tour, Webisode 6, Joshua Bell, Wiesbaden

After successful performances in Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands, the Australian Youth Orchestra has now moved to Wiesbaden, in Germany – with violin virtuoso...

FLY ON THE WALL | Australian Youth Orchestra – 2013 International Tour, Webisode 5, Eschenbach, Concertgeouw

After successful performances in Germany and Austria, the Australian Youth Orchestra has now moved on to the iconic Concertgebouw, in Amsterdam – with violin...

FLY ON THE WALL | Australian Youth Orchestra – 2013 International Tour, Webisode 4, William Barton

After a successful opening concert at the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Australian Youth Orchestra have now moved on to Graffenegg, Austria for the 2nd stop...

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...

FLY ON THE WALL | Australian Youth Orchestra – 2013 International Tour, Webisode 3, Berlin

After sold-out performances in both Sydney and Melbourne, the acclaimed Australian Youth Orchestra has now arrived in Berlin for the commencement of their 2...

FLY ON THE WALL | Australian Youth Orchestra – 2013 International Tour, Webisode 2, Maestro Eschenbach

The acclaimed Australian Youth Orchestra are currently in final preparations in Sydney, before embarking on an International tour of Germany, Austria, Switzerland and The Netherlands next week –...

FLY ON THE WALL | Australian Youth Orchestra – 2013 International Tour, Webisode 1, Sydney Rehearsals

The acclaimed Australian Youth Orchestra is currently in final preparations in Sydney, before embarking on an International tour of Germany, Austria and The Netherlands next week...

VC WHERE ARE THEY NOW | David Garrett, 32 – April 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 | Jascha Heifetz – 1952, LIFE Magazine

Captured in 1952 for LIFE magazine, Albanian-American photographer Gion Mili attached a light to Jascha Heifetz’s bow and had him play in a darkened...

VC WHERE ARE THEY NOW | Ivry Gitlis, 90 – June 2012

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 | Ida Haendel, 83 – August 2012

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 | Kyung-wha Chung, 63 – January 2012

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 HIDDEN GEMS | French Violin Virtuoso Ginette Neveu

This week VC explores the recordings of thwarted French virtuoso Ginette Neveu Ginette Neveu | Chausson | Poeme | Charles Munch | Prague | 1946 A...

FLY ON THE WALL | Ray Chen – Giorgio Armani, 2013 Milan Men’s Fashion Week

Amazing fly on the wall footage of Australian virtuoso Ray Chen performing Paganini's 21st Caprice back stage at Milan's 2013 Men's Fashion Week -...

VC WHERE ARE THEY NOW | Itzhak Perlman, 67 – September 2012

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 | Leila Josefowicz, 9 – 1987, Wieniawski, Scherzo Tarantella

Incredible 1987 archival footage of a then, 9 year old Leila Josefowicz, performing Wieniawki's 'Scherzo Tarantella' Leila Josefowicz | Wieniawski | Scherzo Tarantella | 1987...

VC FLY ON THE WALL | Noé Inui, Japanese Tour, Video Web Blog, October 2012

Exclusive VC 19-Part Web Series The Violin Channel follows Japanese-Greek violinist Noé Inui around the globe on a 3 week recital and performance tour of Japan...

VC BUZZ | Wells Cunningham, Passacaglia, Impossible Duet

Wonderful creativity and skill by cellist Wells Cunningham performing Handel-Halvorsen's 'Passacaglia' duet for violin and cello ... with himself Wells Cunningham | Handel-Halvorsen | Passacaglia...

VC HIDDEN GEMS | Thwart Polish virtuoso Josef Hassid

This week VC explores the recordings of thwart Polish virtuoso Josef Hassid | A prodigious student of Carl Flesch, Hassid was destined for a...

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