Sunday, February 17, 2019

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Itzhak Perlman & Gennady Rozhdestvensky – Prokofiev Violin Concerto No.1 [1981]

1981 archival performance of the then 35-year-old Itzhak Perlman performing Prokofiev's 1st Violin Concerto in D Major - with conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky and the BBC Symphony...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Cellist Camille Thomas – Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1 [2018]

Franco-Belgian cellist, Camille Thomas performing Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor - with conductor Diego Matheuz and the Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine. Recorded live on...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist InMo Yang – Saint-Saens’ ‘Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso’ [2017]

22-year-old South Korean VC Young Artist InMo Yang performing Saint-Saens' Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso - with conductor Kisun Sung and the Gangnam Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Cellist Jonathan Swensen – Lalo Cello Concerto, 14-Years-Old [2011]

2011 archival footage of the then 14-year-old Danish cellist, Jonathan Swensen performing Lalo’s Cello Concerto in D minor – with conductor Henrik Vagn Christensen and...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Zach De Pue & Time for Three – Leonard Cohen ‘Hallelujah’ [2008]

Incredible 2008 footage of the genre-crossing trio, Time for Three, comprising violinists Zach De Pue and Nick Kendall and bassist Ranaan Meyer - performing Leonard Cohen's...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Simon Zhu – Valsesia Musica International Violin Competition, 1st Prize [2018]

17-year old German violinist Simon Zhu's 1st prize-winning performance in the Final of the 2018 Valsesia Musica International Violin Competition. Recorded live on the 18th of May in Varallo Sesia,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Kevin Lin – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto [2018]

25-year-old London Philharmonic Co-Leader Kevin Lin performing Mendelssohn Violin Concerto - with the conductor Daniel Feng and the International Chamber Orchestra of America. Recorded live on the 31st...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Gyehee Kim – Enescu International Violin Competition 1st Prize [2016]

Archival footage of the then 23-year-old South Korean violinist Gyehee Kim's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2016 George Enescu International Violin...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Tianyou Ma – Menuhin Competition, Senior 4th Prize [2018]

17-year-old Chinese violinist Tianyou Ma's 4th prize-winning performance in the senior final of the 2018 Menuhin Competition. Recorded live on the 21st of April at Victoria...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | PUBLIQuartet – Dvorak ‘American’ String Quartet … ReImagined [2017]

2017 archival performance of the PUBLIQuartet performing a reimagined version of Dvorak’s ‘American’ String Quartet No. 12 - live from New York’s Metropolitan Museum. The...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Benjamin Beilman & Orion Weiss – Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 10 [2018]

VC Artist Benjamin Beilman and pianist Orion Weiss performing Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 10 in G Major. Recorded live on 11th of March, 2018 -...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Uto Ughi & Tamas Vasary – Beethoven ‘Kreutzer’ Sonata [1991]

Never-before-uploaded 1991 performance of acclaimed Italian violin virtuoso Uto Ughi and pianist Tamas Vasary performing Beethoven's 'Kreutzer' Violin Sonata. Recorded live – at the Oratorio del Gonfalone in Rome,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Boris Brovtsyn – Dvorak Violin Concerto (Arr. Solo Violin & Chamber Orch) [2018]

Russian violin virtuoso Boris Brovtsyn performing a newly-premiered chamber orchestra arrangement of the Dvorak Violin Concerto in A Minor - with conductor Uri Segal and...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Sheku Kanneh-Mason – BBC ‘Young Musician of the Year’ [2016]

Impressive 1st-prize-winning performance of the then 17 year old British VC Young Artist Sheku Kanneh-Mason performing Shostakovich's 1st Cello Concerto - in the Final...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Hu Kun – Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition [1985]

Incredible never-before-uploaded archival footage of London’s Royal Academy of Music Violin Professor, Hu Kun’s 4th prize-winning performance -  in the Final of the 1985...

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 | Donghyun Kim – Seoul International Violin Competition, 1st Prize [2018]

1st prize-winning performance of 18 year old South Korean violinist Donghyun Kim at the 2018 Seoul International Violin Competition – in Seoul, South Korea. https://youtu.be/vVZNsI9WB1c?t=3m16s DONGHYUN KIM | SIBELIUS VIOLIN...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Stephen Waarts – Hannover International Violin Comp, 16 Years Old [2012]

Impressive 2012 footage of the then 16 year old VC Young Artist Stephen Waarts performing Debussy's 'Violin Sonata in G Minor' - with pianist Melanie...

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...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Rising Star SooBeen Lee – Bartok Violin Sonata No. 2 [2016]

Never-before-uploaded performance by the then 16 year old VC Rising Star SooBeen Lee, from South Korea, performing Bartok's 2nd Violin Sonata - with pianist...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Virtuoso Nikolaj Znaider – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto [2017]

Never-before-uploaded 2017 performance of Danish-Israeli virtuoso Nikolaj Znaider performing Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor - with conductor Fabio Luisi & the NHK Symphony Orchestra.  Recorded...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Benedict Kloeckner & José Gallardo – Brahms Cello Sonata No. 2 [2018]

VC Artist Benedict Kloeckner and pianist José Gallardo performing Brahms' Cello Sonata No. 2 in F Major. Recorded live on the 12th of January, 2018 -...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin – London’s Proms Festival [2013]

Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin leading the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra in Tchaikovsky's 'Romeo & Juliet Overture' – live from the 2013 BBC Proms Festival, in London. Deutsche Grammophon has this...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Masumi Per Rostad & Alan Chow – Glinka Viola Sonata [2017]

Eastman School of Music faculty members, violist Masumi Per Rostad and pianist Alan Chow performing Mikhail Glinka's Viola Sonata in D Minor. Recorded live at the Eastman School of Music's...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Rising Star Yesong Sophie Lee – Menuhin Comp, Junior 1st Prize [2016]

Archival footage of the then 12 year old American VC Rising Star Yesong Sophie Lee's 1st prize winning performance – in the Junior Final...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Lara St. John & Matt Herskowitz – ‘Canada 151 Proof’ [2018]

Canadian violinist Lara St. John and pianist Matt Herskowitz present Canada 151 Proof - 17 original genre variations and theme on Canada's national anthem, O...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Viktor Tretyakov – Brahms Violin Concerto [1983]

Incredible never-before-uploaded 1983 archival performance of legendary Russian violinist Viktor Tretyakov performing Brahms' Violin Concerto in D Major – with conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev and the Tchaikovsky Symphony...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Victor Pikayzen – Kabalevsky Violin Concerto [1972]

Never-before-uploaded 1972 audio recording of Russian violinist Victor Pikayzen performing Kabalevsky Violin Concerto in C Major – with conductor Fuat Mansurov and the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXneqaUKJfc VICTOR PIKAYZEN | KABALEVSKY...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | HyunJae Lim – Menuhin Competition, Senior 3rd Prize [2018]

20-year-old South Korean violinist HyunJae Lim's 3rd prize-winning performance in the senior final of the 2018 Menuhin Competition. Recorded live on the 21st of April at Victoria...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Violist Hae-Sue Lee – Hoffmeister Viola Concerto, 10-Years-Old [2010]

Incredible 2010 archival footage of the then 10-year-old Hae-Sue Lee performing Hoffmeister's Viola Concerto in D - with conductor Yoon Jae Lee and the Ensemble 212. 18-year-old...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ruibing Liu – Menuhin Competition, Junior 3rd Prize [2018]

13-year-old Chinese violinist Ruibing Liu's 3rd prize-winning performance in the junior division final of the 2018 Menuhin Competition. Recorded live on the 20th of April...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Emerson String Quartet – Mozart’s String Quartet No. 15 [1991]

Never-before-uploaded 1991 performance of the acclaimed Emerson String Quartet performing Mozart's String Quartet No. 15 in D Minor. Recorded live on May 15th, 1991 in Tokyo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydlRd_nzX5Y EMERSON...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist Alexandra Conunova – Hannover Competition 1st Prize [2012]

Archival footage of the then 23-year-old VC Artist Alexandra Conunova's joint-1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2012 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition, in...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Cellist Rainer Crosett – Tchaikovsky ‘Rococo Variations’ [2015]

2015 archival footage of American cellist Rainer Crosett performing Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme - with conductor Hugo Wolff and the New England Conservatory Philharmonia. The...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violist David Aaron Carpenter – Elgar Cello Concerto (Arr. Solo Viola) [2008]

2008 archival performance of American violist David Aaron Carpenter performing the Elgar Cello Concerto (Arr. for Solo Viola) - with conductor Christoph Eschenbach and the Philharmonia...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Henning Kraggerud – ‘Winter’ from Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’ [2017]

Norwegian violin virtuoso Henning Kraggerud leading the students of the Royal Northern College of Music, in Manchester, England, in a performance of 'Winter' from...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Francisco Fullana – Isang Yun’s ‘Königliches Thema’ [2018]

VC Artist Francisco Fullana performing Isang Yun's Königliches Thema (King's Theme) for solo violin - as featured on his newly-released debut album, Through the Lens of Time.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRElvwWqE44 VC...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Cellist Ida Riegels – Unique ‘Horse Riding School Concert’ [NEIGH]

Danish cellist Ida Riegels performing this month ... at a very unique concert hosted by the Swiss Eschbach Horsemanship Riding School ... Ida is currently...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Nikki Chooi – Beethoven Sonata No.3 in E-Flat Major [2017]

Canadian violinist, VC Artist Nikki Chooi and pianist Seejoon Park performing Beethoven's Sonata No.3 in E-flat Major. Recorded on October 22, 2017 at the American Philosophical Society, in...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist In Mo Yang – Bernstein ‘Serenade’ [2018]

22-year-old Korean violin virtuoso, VC Young Artist In Mo Yang performing Leonard Bernstein's Serenade for Violin and Orchestra - with conductor Hugo Wolff and the NEC Philharmonia. Recorded...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer – Prokofiev Violin Sonata No. 2 [2018]

18-year-old American violinist, VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer and pianist Gabriele Troisi performing Prokofiev's Violin Sonata No. 2 in D Major. Recorded live on the 17th of June, 2018...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Melos Quartet – Brahms’ String Quartet No. 2 [1992]

Never-before-uploaded 1992 live performance by the German-based Melos Quartet - performing Brahms' String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor. Formed in 1965, with violinists Wilhelm Melcher, Gerhard Voss,...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi – Menuhin Competition [2014]

Archival performance of the then 20 year old VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi - performing Ravel's 'Tzigane' in the Semi-Final of the 2014 Menuhin...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist InMo Yang – Sarasate ‘Carmen Fantasy’ [2017]

22 year old South Korean VC Young Artist InMo Yang performing Sarasate's Carmen Fantasy - with conductor Kisun Sung and the Gangnam Symphony Orchestra. Recorded...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Olivier Charlier – Beethoven Violin Concerto [1997]

Never-before-uploaded performance of French violinist Olivier Charlier performing Beethoven Violin Concerto - with conductor Amaury du Slosel and the Atelier Lyrique et Symphonique du...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Rising Star SooBeen Lee – Tchaikovsky ‘Melodie’ [2016]

Never-before-uploaded performance by the then 16 year old VC Rising Star SooBeen Lee, from South Korea, performing Tchaikovsky's 'Melodie' from the 'Souvenir d'un lieu...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Jean-Guihen Queyras – Haydn Cello Concerto in C Major [2017]

French cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras performing Haydn's Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major - with conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Recorded live on...

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...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Kairos Quartet – M-Prize Chamber Music Competition, Junior Strings 1st Prize [2018]

The Music Institute of Chicago Academy-based Kairos Quartet’s 1st prize winning performance in the Junior Strings Final of the 2018 M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition, in Ann...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer – Sibelius Violin Concerto [2018]

17-year-old VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - with conductor Francisco Rettig and the Orquesta Filarmónica de Medellín. Recorded live on the...

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