Saturday, August 24, 2019

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ Igor Pikayzen – Ysaye’s ‘Caprice d’apres I’Etude’ [VIDEO]

27 year old Russian-American VC ‘Young Artist’ Igor Pikayzen performing Ysaye’s ‘Caprice d'après l'Etude en forme de valse de Saint-Saëns’. Recorded live with pianist Matthew...

VC BUZZ | Man’s Duet With Himself – As a Baby [WTF]

Spanish guitarist Publio Delgado’s new duet with himself - singing in the bathtub 30 years earlier. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTHQNhKNI5c&showinfo=0&autohide=1 PUBLIO DELGADO & PUBLIO DELGADO | MYSELF - HARMONIZATOR

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Pinchas Zukerman & Amanda Forsyth – Brahms Double Concerto [2017]

2017 performance of violinist Pinchas Zukerman and cellist Amanda Forsyth performing Brahms’ Double Concerto for Violin and Cello in A Minor – with conductor...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Alena Baeva & Vadym Kholodenko – Respighi Violin Sonata [2018]

Russian-born violinist Alena Baeva and pianist Vadym Kholodenko performing Respighi's Violin Sonata in B Minor. Recorded live on the 22nd of August 2018 - at...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Timothy Ridout & Frank Dupree – Bowen Viola Sonata No. 1 [2019]

23-year-old violist, VC Young Artist Timothy Ridout and pianist Frank Dupree performing York Bowen's Viola Sonata No. 1 in C Minor Op. 81. Recorded live...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Graham Reynolds – ‘The Brain’ For Cello & Electronics [PREMIERE RECORDING]

World-renowned American cellist Jeffrey Zeigler performing the world premiere recording of American composer Graham Reynolds’ The Brain for Amplified Cello and Electronics. The 8 minute...

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 LIVE | Direct From the 2018 Rockport Music Festival – Montrose Trio [LIVE]

VC Facebook Live webcast direct from the 2018 Rockport Music Festival – in Rockport, Massachusetts, United States. Evening featuring the famed Montrose Trio, comprising violinist Martin Beaver, cellist Clive...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Virtuoso Ilya Grubert – Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition [1978]

The then 24 year old Russian violinist Ilya Grubert's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 1978 Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition -...

VC BUZZ | 300 Android Phones Performing Beethoven’s ‘Ode To Joy’ [VIDEO]

300 Android phones and tablets performing Beethoven's 9th Symphony's 'Ode To Joy'. Arranged by Google Japan using Android's Androidify app. 300 ANDROID PHONES & TABLETS |...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Kyung-Wha Chung & Heinz Holliger – Bach Concerto for Violin & Oboe [1982]

1982 archival footage of violinist Kyung-Wha Chung and oboist Heinz Holliger performing Bach's Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C Minor. Recorded live with conductor...

VC BUZZ | One Man Orchestra – 75 Different Orchestral Versions of Himself [VIDEO]

British musician Ben Morfitt's sensational new CGI video of himself performing every instrument in the orchestra. The hyper gifted 24 year old shot 75 different versions of...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Eunae Koh – 2015 Michael Hill Comp 2nd Prize [VIDEO]

24 year old Eunae Koh, from South Korea performing Brahms Violin Concerto - in the Final of the 2015 Michael Hill International Violin Competition,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Blake Pouliot – Ponce’s ‘Estrellita’ [VIDEO]

23 year old Canadian violinist, VC Young Artist Blake Pouliot and pianist Hsin-I Huang performing Heifetz's arrangement Manuel Ponce's 'Estrellita'. Recorded at the Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio in St....

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ William Hagen – Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3 [VIDEO]

22 year old VC 'Young Artist' William Hagen performing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major. Recorded live in the Semi-Final of the 2015...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Israeli Composer Yair Klartag’s ‘Half Tiger, Half Poet’ for Solo Violin [2018]

18-year-old Armenian violinist Diana Adamyan performing Israeli composer Yair Klartag's newly-premiered work: Half Tiger, Half Poet for solo violin. The 4-minute solo work was commissioned for the...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Pinchas Zukerman & Marc Neikrug – Josef Suk’s ‘Pieces’, Live from 92Y [2009]

Never-before-uploaded performance of violinist Pinchas Zukerman and pianist Marc Neikrug performing Josef Suk's 'Pieces for Violin and Piano'. Recorded on February 26, 2009 - live from New...

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,...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Violinist Yossif Ivanov – Montreal Competition 1st Prize [2003]

2003 archival footage of the then 16-year-old Belgian violinist Yossif Ivanov's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the Montreal International Violin Competition.  Today...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Do Gyung Anna Im – Michael Hill Violin Comp, 1st Prize [2019]

21-year-old South Korean violinist Do Gyung Anna Im’s 1st prize-winning performance in the Final of the 2019 Michael Hill International Violin Competition. Recorded live on...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Quatuor Zaïde – Mozart’s ‘Magic Flute’ (Arr. String Quartet) [2019]

The French-based Quatuor Zaïde performing a newly premiered string quartet arrangement of the 'Queen of the Night' aria from Mozart's The Magic Flute. Recorded live...

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 | Lara St. John – Bach ‘Solo Violin Partita No. 1’, 2017 [MUSIC VIDEO]

Canadian violinist Lara St. John performing the 'Bourrée' and 'Double' from Bach's Solo Violin Partita No. 1 in B Minor. Video footage shot in Oaxaca,...

VC LIVE | VC Takeover – Rockport Music Fellowship Quartet, Live from Rockport Music Festival [LIVE]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with … wait, was recently taken over by … the Rockport Music Fellowship Quartet for a Facebook Livestream with their fans...

VC LIVE | CAG Live! ‘Wearing Many Hats: Creating a Multi-Faceted Career’ [LIVESTREAM]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with cellist and arts leader Adrian Fung, violist, composer and educator Jessica Meyer and Concert Artists Guild President...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Tyshawn Sorey – ‘Everything Changes, Nothing Changes’ For String Quartet [PREMIERE]

The New York-based JACK Quartet performing the American premiere performance of American composer Tyshawn Sorey’s new work: Everything Changes, Nothing Changes for String Quartet. "Last summer,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Viktor Tretyakov – Sibelius Violin Concerto [1980]

Incredible 1980 never-before-uploaded footage of Russian violin virtuoso Viktor Tretyakov performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - with conductor Vladimir Verbitsky and the State Academic Symphony...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Johanna Pichlmair – Montreal International Violin Comp, 2nd Prize [2019]

28-year-old Austrian violinist Johanna Pichlmair‘s 2nd prize-winning performance in the Final of the 2019 Concours Musical International de Montréal. Recorded live on the 5th of...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist Calidore Quartet – M-Prize Comp Grand Prize [2016]

VC Artist Calidore String Quartet’s Grand Prize winning performance the Final of the 2016 M-Prize Chamber Music Competition - in Michigan, United States. It was...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Erick Friedman – Lalo ‘Symphonie Espagnole’ [1974]

Incredible never-before-released 1974 archival video of American violin virtuoso Erick Friedman performing Lalo's 'Symphonie Espagnole' - with conductor Kurt Masur and the Orchestre Philharmonique de...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Rachmaninoff – ‘Rhapsody On a Theme of Paganini’ for Solo Violin & Piano [NEW-ARRANGEMENT]

Violinist Joo Young Oh and pianist Carlos Avila performing their own original arrangement for solo violin and piano of Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Rising Star Eunbin Lee – Rebecca Clark Viola Sonata, 15 Years Old [2018]

15 year old South Korean VC Rising Star Eunbin Lee performing the Rebecca Clarke Viola Sonata - with pianist Hyoung Eun Kang. Recorded live on the...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | ‘Lord of the Rings’ … Arranged for 13 Cellos [WHAT]

Internet sensation Cellofrag performing ‘Song of Durin’ from composer Clamavi De Profundis' 'Lord of the Rings' movie soundtrack ... self-arranged and performed for 13...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | American Cellist Warren Oja … and His New Stand Partner [CUTE]

American cellist Warren Oja performing Bach's 1st Cello Suite ... with the help of his new stand partner ... "This is what she gets for...

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 | Violinist Isabelle Faust – Beethoven Violin Concerto [2018]

German violin virtuoso Isabelle Faust performing Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D Major - with conductor, Sir Mark Elder and the Rotterdam Philharmonic. Recorded live this week...

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 | Yevgeny Kutik & Dina Vainshtein – Mendelssohn Violin Sonata in F Major [2018]

Russian-American violinist Yevgeny Kutik and pianist Dina Vainshtein performing Mendelssohn's Violin Sonata in F Major. Recorded live in February 2018 - at Boston's WGBH Fraser Performance...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Bomsori Kim & Rafał Blechacz – Szymanowski Violin Sonata [2019]

Violinist, VC Artist Bomsori Kim and Polish pianist Rafał Blechacz performing Szymanowski's Violin Sonata in D minor. Recorded live on the 23rd of February, 2019 –...

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 | Rossini ‘La Gazza Ladra’ Overture Like Never Seen Before [LOL]

Turkish "conductor" Efdal Altun "leads" the Istanbul State Symphony in a 21st Century performance of Rossini's Overture to La Gazza Ladra ...   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qf_r3gzsSjM&feature=youtu.be EFDAL ALTUN | ROSSINI |...

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 ‘Young Artist’ Stephen Waarts – 5th Prize, 2015 Queen Elisabeth Comp [VIDEO]

18 year old VC 'Young Artist' Stephen Waarts, from Holland/United States performing Bartok's 2nd Violin Concerto - in the Final of the 2015 Queen...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Bohdan Luts – il Piccolo Violino Magico International Competition, 2nd Prize [2018]

13-year-old Bohdan Luts‘ 2nd prize-winning performance – in the Final of the 2018 il Piccolo Violino Magico International Competition, in San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy. Recorded live on...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Erica Morini – Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major [1961]

Never-before-uploaded 1961 archival footage of Austrian-born violinist Erica Morini performing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major. Recorded with legendary conductor George Szell and the...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Itamar Zorman – Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition [2011]

The then 25-year-old VC Artist Itamar Zorman’s top-prize winning performance in the Final of the 2011 Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition - in St Petersburg, Russia. The...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Er-Gene Kahng – Florence Price Violin Concerto No. 2 [RECENT DISCOVERY]

American violinist Er-Gene Kahng performing the world premiere recording of the recently discovered 2nd Violin Concerto of 20th Century African-American composer, Florence Price. “Florence Price was...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist SooBeen Lee – Sibelius Violin Concerto [2018]

17 year old VC Young Artist SooBeen Lee performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - with conductor David Loebel and the New England Conservatory Symphony. Recorded live...

VC LIVE | 2019 Rockport Music Festival – ‘Mozart & Brahms’ [LIVE]

VC Facebook Live webcast direct from the 2019 Rockport Music Festival – in Rockport, Massachusetts, United States. Program entitled 'Mozart & Brahms', performance featuring violist Barry...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Artist’ Nikki Chooi – Michael Hill Comp ‘Winners Recital’ [VIDEO]

2013 Michael Hill International Violin Competition 1st Prize recipient, VC 'Artist' Nikki Chooi performing his 2015 'Winner's Recital' in Queenstown, New Zealand. Recorded live on...

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