Thursday, February 21, 2019

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung – Tchaikovsky ‘Rococo Variations’ [2018]

18-year-old VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung performing Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme – with pianist Carlos Avila. Recorded live on the 11th of July – at...

MANIC MONDAY | Violinist Takes A Dip in the Versace Mansion Pool … [WHAT]

New York-based violinist Danielle Marien Turano performing in the 1 million dollar 24K gold mosaic Versace Mansion pool - in Miami Beach, Florida, United States. Video...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Cellist Aldo Parisot – Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No. 1 [1960]

Incredible 1960 archival performance of Brazilian-American cellist Aldo Parisot performing Saint-Saens' Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor - with conductor Willis Page and...

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 | Detroit Symphony Concertmaster, Yoonshin Song – Bartók Violin Concerto No. 2 [2018]

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster, Yoonshin Song performing Bartók's Violin Concerto No. 2 - with conductor Leonard Slatkin and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on the 7th of...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Midori – Bach Violin Concerto in D Minor [2018]

Japanese-American violin virtuoso, Midori performing Bach's Violin Concerto in D Minor BWV 1052 - with conductor Ivan Ostapovych and the Ukrainian Festival Orchestra. Recorded live on the 24th...

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 | Violinist Christian Ferras – Sibelius Violin Concerto, Live [1965]

Incredible never-before-uploaded live 1965 archival performance by legendary French violin virtuoso Christian Ferras performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - with conductor Zubin Mehta and the French National...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | ‘Flintstones Theme’ (Arr. for 52 Double Basses) [WHAT]

The 52 double bass ensemble ... performing the theme from the Hanna-Barbera classic American animated sitcom, The Flintstones ... Recorded this week at the Make Music...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Alma Deutscher Violin Concerto in G Minor, 12 Years Old [2017]

The then 12-year-old English violinist and composer Alma Deutscher performing her own original full-length Violin Concerto in G minor. Recorded live in July, 2017, with conductor Joji...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Mayuko Kamio – Sibelius Violin Concerto [2008]

Incredible 2008 archival performance of the then 21-year-old Japanese violinist Mayuko Kamio performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - with conductor Vladimir Spivakov and the National Philharmonic Orchestra of...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Liya Petrova – Carl Nielsen International Violin Concerto, Joint-1st Prize [2016]

Archival video of Bulgarian violinist Liya Petrova's joint-1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2016 Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition, in Odense, Denmark. Applications...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu – Paganini Violin Concerto, 9-Years-Old [2010]

Incredible 2010 archival footage of the then 9-year-old VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu performing Paganini's Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major. Kevin was awarded 1st...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Nemanja Radulovic – Bach ‘Chaccone’ [2018]

Serbian violin virtuoso Nemanja Radulovic performing Bach's Chaccone from the Solo Partita No. 2 in D Minor. Recorded live on the 21st of June, 2018 –...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | VC Artist Pablo Ferrández – Strad Cello Vs Guarneri [$$$]

VC Artist Pablo Ferrández puts the 1696 Lord Aylesford Stradivarius cello to test ... up against the 1694 Joseph Filius Guarnerius .... Instruments courtesy of the Nippon Music Foundation...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Gediminas Gelgotas Violin Concerto No. 1 – World Premiere [2018]

21-year-old Swiss violinist David Nebel performing the world premiere performance of Lithuanian composer Gediminas Gelgotas' Violin Concerto No. 1. Recorded on the 7th of July,...

MANIC MONDAY | Pauline Lee … The 10-Year-Old Hula-Hooping Violinist [WOOT]

Meet Pauline Lee ... the 10-year-old hula-hooping violinist ... Recorded live at the 2018 Heifetz International Music Institute, in Staunton, Virginia, USA.  

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 Artist Nikita Boriso-Glebsky – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto [2018]

Russian violin virtuoso, VC Artist Nikita Boriso-Glebsky performing Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor - with conductor Leo Kraemer and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra. Recorded live on the 3rd...

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 | 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,...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Violinist Lisa Batiashvili – Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1 [2009]

2009 archival performance of violin virtuoso Lisa Batiashvili performing Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major - with conductor Franz Welser-Möst and the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester. Recorded live on...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | 2018 Menuhin Competition, Geneva – Documentary [2018]

The Menuhin Competition has today released a new 25-minute documentary piece - following the 2018 competition, in Geneva. "The Menuhin Competition attracts hundreds of entries from...

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...

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...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Cyclist & Violinist Martha Gill – Two Birds … One Stone [SAY-WHAT]

18-year-old pro cyclist and violinist Martha Gill ... killing two birds with one stone ...

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...

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...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Pablo Ferrández – Prokofiev ‘Sinfonia Concertante’ [2018]

Spanish cellist, VC Artist Pablo Ferrández performing Prokofiev's 'Sinfonia Concertante' Op.125 - with conductor Yoel Levi and the KBS Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on the 23th of March, 2018...

MANIC MONDAY | The Melodica Men – ‘1812 Overture’ [BOOM]

YouTube sensations Joe Buono and Tristan Clarke from The Melodica Men present Tchaikovsky's iconic, 1812 Overture… arranged for two mouth-blown melodicas …   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3L_jYY2KC8 JOE BUONO & TRISTAN CLARKE | MELODICA MEN | TCHAIKOVSKY...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | British Cellist Tim Hugh – Shostakovich Cello Concerto No.2 [2017]

British cellist, Tim Hugh performing Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No. 2 in G Major - with conductor Vladimir Altschuler and the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on the...

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...

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...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu & Jun Cho – Brahms Violin Sonata No. 3 [2017]

17-year-old American violinist, VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu and pianist Jun Cho performing Brahms Violin Sonata No. 3 in D Minor. Recorded live on the 16th of December, 2017...

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 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...

MANIC MONDAY | The New Relaxed Arrangement of Dinicu’s ‘Hora Staccato’ [HUH]

Nexus Chamber Orchestra's violinist Brian Hong and cellist Alexander Hersh present a new relaxed arrangement of Dinicu's Hora Staccato ....    

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...

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 | VC Young Artist Brannon Cho & Dina Vainshtein – Beethoven Cello Sonata No. 5 [2018]

American cellist, VC Young Artist Brannon Cho and pianist Dina Vainshtein performing Beethoven's Cello Sonata No. 5 in D Major. Recorded live on the 11th...

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 | James Ehnes – ‘Allegro Assai’ from Bach’s C Major Solo Sonata [2018]

Canadian violin virtuoso James Ehnes performing the Allegro Assai from Bach's Solo Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Major. Recorded as an encore performance on the...

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 MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Christopher Cerrone’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra ‘Breaks and Breaks’ [2018]

Violinist Jennifer Koh performing American composer Christopher Cerrone‘s world-premiere performance of Concerto for Violin and Orchestra 'Breaks and Breaks' - with conductor Peter Oundjian and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Recorded...

MANIC MONDAY | Introducing The Remote-Controlled Water-Craft Violin … [WHAT]

Introducing the remote-controlled water-craft violin ... We have a lot of questions ...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Daishin Kashimoto – Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No. 3 [2018]

Berlin Philharmonic 1st Concertmaster, Daishin Kashimoto from Japan performing Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor - with conductor Paavo Järvi and the NHK Symphony...

VC LIVE | Direct From the 2018 Rockport Music Festival – Opening Night [LIVE]

VC Facebook Live webcast direct from the opening night of the 2018 Rockport Music Festival - in Rockport, Massachusetts, United States. Program including Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir...

VC LIVE | 2018 Primrose International Viola Competition – Los Angeles, United States [LIVESTREAM]

Exclusive VC Live webcast of the 2018 Primrose International Viola Competition -  Live from Los Angeles, United States   2018 Primrose International Viola Competition | FINAL...

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...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Paul Huang & Alessio Bax – Respighi Violin Sonata [2017]

Taiwanese-American VC Artist Paul Huang and Italian pianist Alessio Bax performing Respighi's Violin Sonata in B Minor. Recorded live with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center –...

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