Saturday, August 24, 2019

NEW TO YOUTUBE | ‘History of the Violin’ – By VC ‘Young Artist’ Charles Yang [VIDEO]

Take an amusing and informative 12 minute 'History of the Violin' lesson - with none other than VC 'Young Artist' Charles Yang. THE HISTORY OF THE...

VC BUZZ | 3D Varius – World’s First Stereolithographic 3D Printed Violin [MUST SEE]

Unveiled this week by French violinist and instrument maker Laurent Bernadac – meet the world's first fully playable 3D printed stereolithographic electric violin. LAURENT BERNADAC...

VC BUZZ | Pianist & Vocalist Lorelai Mosnegutu – ‘True Talent Knows No Boundaries’ [INSPIRATIONAL]

Romanian pianist and vocalist Lorelai Mosnegutu leaves the judges and audience in total disbelief - after last months’ live audition for TV talent-quest ‘Romania’s...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Leia Zhu – Mozart Violin Concerto in A, 10 Years Old, 2016 [VIDEO]

10 years old British violinist Leia Zhu performing and leading Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major. Recorded live on December 10th, 2016 –with...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ Yu-Chien Benny Tseng – Top Prize, Tchaikovsky Comp [VIDEO]

2nd prize winning performance by VC 'Young Artist' Yu-Chien Benny Tseng, from Taiwan in the Final Round of the 2015 Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition. Full performances of...

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...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ivry Gitlis – Brahms Violin Sonata No. 3, 1985 [VIDEO]

Incredible archival footage of violin virtuoso, Ivry Gitlis and pianist Pierre Barbizet performing the third movement from Brahms' Violin Sonata No. 3 in D Minor. Recorded live on February 18,...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Sakura Cello Quintet – Tribute to the Late-Princess Leia [RIP]

The Sakura Cello Quintet performing their tribute to the late Carrie Fisher - Princess Leia from the Star Wars saga film series ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fup24ONw9HU SAKURA | JOHN WILLIAMS...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Randall Goosby – Korngold Violin Concerto [2018]

22-year-old American violinist Randall Goosby performing Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D Major Op 35 - with conductor Richard Owen and the Adelphi Orchestra. Randall was this...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ Suyeon Kang – Michael Hill Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

25 year old VC 'Young Artist' Suyeon Kang, from Australia performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - in the Final of the 2015 Michael Hill International Violin Competition,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Rising Star’ SooBeen Lee – Wieniawski 1st Concerto, 1st Mvt [VIDEO]

14 year old VC 'Rising Star' and Young Concert Artists International Auditions 1st Prize winner, SooBeen Lee performing the 1st movement from Wieniawski's Violin Concerto...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ Fedor Rudin – Montreal Competition Final [VIDEO]

23 year old VC ‘Young Artist’ Fedor Rudin, from France/Russia performing Wieniawski’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in F Sharp Minor - in the Final...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Fumiaki Miura – Britten Violin Concerto, 2016 [VIDEO]

22 year old Japanese virtuoso Fumiaki Miura performing Britten Violin Concerto – with conductor Eiji Oue and the Warsaw Philharmonic. Recorded live at the Warsaw...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Oistrakh & Richter – Brahms Sonata No. 3, Live 1967 [AUDIO]

Luminaries David Oistrakh and Sviatoslav Richter performing Brahms’ Violin Sonata No. 3 in D Minor Op. 108. Recorded live in Moscow in 1967. DAVID OISTRAKH &...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC ‘Rising Star’ Daniel Lozakovitj – 2014 Menuhin Comp, 2nd Prize [VIDEO]

Amazing archival footage of the then 12 year old VC ‘Rising Star’ Daniel Lozakovitj’s 2nd prize winning performance of Sarasate’s ‘Zigeunerweisen’ – in the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ivry Gitlis – Sarasate ‘Zigeunerweisen’, 1977 [VIDEO]

Never-before-uploaded 1977 abridged video performance of Ivry Gitlis performing Sarasate's 'Zigeunerweisen'. Recorded live with Raymond Lefevre and the Grand Orchestra.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q95uAWmL8N8&showinfo=0&autohide=1 IVRY GITLIS | SARASATE | ZIGEUNERWEISEN | GRAND ORCHESTRE...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Richard Lin – 2016 Shanghai Violin Comp, 5th Prize [VIDEO]

VC Young Artist Richard Lin, from Taiwan/United States performing Chausson's 'Poème' and Beethoven's Violin Concerto – in the Final of the 2016 Shanghai Isaac Stern International...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | TwoSet Violin – ’10 Different Types of Music Teachers’ [TRUTH]

Australian funsters TwoSet Violin talk us through the 10 different types of music teachers ...   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSn-rvtfNAw

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Svetlin Roussev – Chausson ‘Poeme’ [2017]

Bulgarian violinist Svetlin Roussev performing Chausson’s Poeme - with conductor Emanuel Salvador and the Baltic Neopolis Orchestra. Recorded live on the 18th of November, 2018 -...

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...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Rising Star’ Simone Porter – Prokofiev ‘Romeo & Juliet’ Suite [VIDEO]

18 year old VC 'Rising Star' Simone Porter, from the United States performing Prokofiev's 'Romeo and Juliet' Suite - arranged for violin and piano. Recorded...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Dutch Violinist Herman Krebbers – Beethoven Violin Concerto [1975]

Refined 1975 archival performance of former Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Concertmaster Herman Krebbers performing Beethoven Violin Concerto - with conductor Bernard Haitink and the Royal Concertgebouw...

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...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Dong-Suk Kang – Sibelius Violin Concerto, 1990 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1990 archival footage of South Korean violinist Dong-Suk Kang performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - with conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Valery Klimov – Khachaturian Violin Concerto, Live 1986 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1986 archival footage of legendary Soviet violin virtuoso Valery Klimov performing Khachaturian’s Violin Concerto in D Minor. Recorded live with conductor Evgeny Svetlanov and the...

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 Rising Star Lara Boschkor – Wieniawski 1st Concerto [AUDIO]

17 year old VC Rising Star Lara Boschkor, from Germany performing Wieniawski's 1st Violin Concerto in F Sharp Minor. Recorded live on October 15th 2016...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Nathan Mierdl – Menuhin Competition, Senior 2nd Prize [2018]

20-year-old French-German violinist Nathan Mierdl's 2nd prize-winning performance in the senior final of the 2018 Menuhin Competition. Recorded live on the 21st of April at Victoria...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Kerr-Pool Karaoke with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra [KOOKY]

Ever wondered what orchestral musicians do in a car en route to a concert? Join Dallas Symphony Orchestra members, with Concertmaster Alex Kerr at the wheel, for their...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Leia Zhu – Wieniawski ‘Souvenir de Moscou’, 10 Years Old, 2017 [VIDEO]

10 year old British violinist Leia Zhu performing Wieniawski's 'Souvenir de Moscou' – with pianist Evgenia Lakernik. Recorded live in July 2017 – at the...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | TwoSet Violin – ‘Game of Thrones’ Violin Concerto [WTF]

TwoSet Violin violinists Eddy Chen and Bretty 'Bangs' Yang performing the 'Game of Thrones' Violin Concerto ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGm7BFBbNrs&showinfo=0&autohide=1 TWOSET VIOLIN | GAME OF THRONES X SIBELIUS VIOLIN...

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 | Uncontrollable Belly-Laughter Notated on a Stave? [WTF]

Ever wonder what uncontrollable belly-laughter looks like notated? A bored American saxophonist, Kathy Jensen and her bandmates found out. BELLY-LAUGHTER NOTATED | KATHY JENSEN |...

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 | Leia Zhu – Schubert Violin Sonata No. 1, 10 Years Old, 2017 [VIDEO]

10 year old British violinist Leia Zhu performing Schubert's Violin Sonata No. 1 in D Major – with pianist Itamar Golan. Recorded live in July...

MANIC MONDAY | The Melodica Men – ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ [AWESOME]

YouTube sensations Joe Buono and Tristan Clarke from The Melodica Men present Queens’ iconic, Bohemian Rhapsody… arranged for two mouth-blown melodicas …   https://youtu.be/-vqRuoctWnk JOE BUONO & TRISTAN CLARKE | MELODICA MEN | QUEENS...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ivry Gitlis & Khatia Buniatishvili – 2016 Aix-En-Provence Festival [VIDEO]

93 year old violin virtuoso, Ivry Gitlis performing a selection of violin show-pieces by Fritz Kreisler and Maria Theresia von Paradis - at the 2016 Aix-en-Provence Festival, in...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | William Hagen – 3rd Prize, 2015 Queen Elisabeth Violin Competition [VIDEO]

22 year old VC 'Young Artist' William Hagen, from the United States performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto - in the Final of the 2015 Queen Elisabeth International Violin...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Suyeon Kang – 2010 Menuhin Comp, 3rd Prize [VIDEO]

Incredible archival footage of the then 21 year old Australian VC Young Artist Suyeon Kang's 3rd prize winning performance in the Final of the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Oleg Kagan & Sviatoslav Richter – Shostakovich Violin Sonata [VIDEO]

Legendary Soviet violinist Oleg Kagan and pianist Sviatoslav Richter performing Shostakovich’s Violin Sonata Op. 134. Recorded live in Freiburg, Germany in 1985 - as part...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Rising Star Christian Li – Saint-Saëns ‘Rondo Capriccioso’ [2019]

11-year-old VC Rising Star Christian Li performing Saint-Saëns' Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso - with Israeli pianist Eugenia Lakernik. Recorded live on the 28th of July,...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Dmitry Sitkovetsky – Bach’s ‘Goldberg Variations’ Trio, 1985 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1985 archival performance of violinist Dimtry Sitkovetsky's innovative string trio arrangement of Bach's 'Goldberg Variations' - with acclaimed violist Gérard Caussé and cellist Mischa...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist William Hagen – Korngold Violin Concerto, 2017 [VIDEO]

VC Young Artist William Hagen performing the Korngold Violin Concerto - with conductor Christoph Eschenbach and the Frankfurt Radio Symphony. Recorded live on September 29th,...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Cellist John-Henry Crawford – 17-Years-Old [2010]

The then 17-year-old American cellist John-Henry Crawford performing Prokofiev’s ‘Sinfonia Concertante’ at the 2010 Meadowmount School of Music - with pianist Fumiko Jensen. John-Henry has...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Julia Fischer – De Beriot Concerto, 8 Years Old, 1992 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1992 archival footage of the then 8 year old Julia Fischer performing Charles Auguste de Beriot's Violin Concerto No. 9 in A Minor. Julia,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ Ayana Tsuji – Montreal Competition 1st Prize [VIDEO]

18 year old VC ‘Young Artist’ Ayana Tsuji, from Japan performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - in the Final Round of the 2016 Montreal International...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Kyung Wha Chung – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, 24 Years Old [1972]

Incredible 1972 archival performance of the then 24-year-old Kyung Wha Chung performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto - with conductor Albert Rosen and the RTÉ National Symphony...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Anna-Maria Hefele : World’s Best Polyphonic Singer [WOW]

Introducing vocalist Anna-Maria Hefele ... the world's best polyphonic overtone singer ....   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vC9Qh709gas&showinfo=0&autohide=1 ANNA-MARIA HEFELE | OVERTONE SINGING 

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Cellist Mischa Maisky – Bach Solo Cello Suite No. 6 [1991]

1991 archival performance of acclaimed cellist Mischa Maisky performing Bach’s Solo Cello Suite No. 6 in D Major. Recorded live on the 5th of July, 1991–...

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...

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