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NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Katharina Rosenberger – ‘Folds’ for Solo Violin & Electronics [PREMIERE]

New York-based violinist Miranda Cuckson performing the world premiere performance of intermedia artist Katharina Rosenberger and projection designer John Burnett’s Folds for Solo Violin and Electronics. "John and...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Morgan Gerstmar – ‘In Seconds, Then Beats’ for String Quartet [PREMIERE]

The world premiere performance of Los Angeles-based violist and composer Morgan Gerstmar's 'In Seconds, then Beats' for string quartet. The 12 minute work was composed as part...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Violinist Daniel Hope – Alan Fletcher Violin Concerto, Aspen Festival [2018]

British violin virtuoso Daniel Hope leading and performing American composer Alan Fletcher’s newly-premiered Violin Concerto - with the Aspen Festival Ensemble. Recorded live on the...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Mendelssohn Octet (Arr. Full Orchestra With Winds) [2017]

New York's Ensemble 212 performing Mendelssohn's Octet in E Flat Major Op. 20 - arranged for full orchestra with winds. Recorded live on the 17th...

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 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 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,...

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 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 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...

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...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | South Korean Composer Jaehyuck Choi’s ‘Self in Mind’ for Solo Violin [2018]

10-year-old Australian violinist Christian Li performing South Korean composer Jaehyuck Choi's newly-premiered work 'Self in Mind' for solo violin. "Through Self in Mind, I tried to capture the...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Conrad Tao – ‘Threads of Contact’ for Violin & Piano [2018]

Violinist VC Artist Paul Huang and pianist Orion Weiss performing the first movement from American composer and piano virtuoso Conrad Tao's newly-premiered Threads of Contact for Violin...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Pianist Sean Chen – Bach’s Solo Violin Sonata No. 3 (Arr. Piano) [2018]

American pianist Sean Chen performing his own solo piano arrangement of the Largo from Bach's Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Major. Recorded live on the...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Serbian Composer Milica Paranosic – ‘Čoček’ for Violin & Piano [2018]

Serbian-born composer Milica Paranosic’s new virtuosic violin & piano arrangement of the traditional Macedonian circle dance: Čoček. Recorded live on the 15th of March, 2018 by violinist Lara...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Adam Schoenberg – Violin Concerto ‘Orchard in Fog’ [2018 WORLD PREMIERE]

The world premiere performance of American composer Adam Schoenberg’s Violin Concerto ‘Orchard in Fog’ – performed by violin soloist Anne Akiko Meyers, conductor Sameer Patel...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Thomas Adès – Newly-Premiered Ligeti Violin Concerto Cadenza [2018]

VC Artist Augustin Hadelich performing a newly-premiered original cadenza for György Ligeti's Violin Concerto - written by acclaimed British composer Thomas Adès. Recorded live on January 25th, 2018...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Violinist Guy Braunstein – Original New Violin Arrangement of Puccini’s ‘Tosca’ [NEW]

Former Berlin Philharmonic Concertmaster Guy Braunstein's new and original violin and piano arrangement of Puccini's beloved aria ‘E lucevan le stelle’ from 'Tosca'. Recorded with pianist...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | VC Artist Augustin Hadelich – New Original Brahms Violin Concerto Cadenza [NEW]

Italian-German VC Artist Augustin Hadelich performing his own new original, never-before-performed cadenza to the 1st movement of Brahms' Violin Concerto in D Major. Recorded live on...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Thomas Hewitt Jones: ‘Christmas Violin Concerto’ [NEW]

English violinist Simon Hewitt Jones, performing composer Thomas Hewitt Jones' newly-premiered special Christmas holiday-themed Violin Concerto: 'Christmas Party'. Recorded on the Signum Classics label - with conductor Gavin...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Bach’s ‘Goldberg Variations’ (Arr. String Orchestra) [NEW ARRANGEMENT]

Norwegian violinist Henning Kraggerud and composer Bernt Simen Lund's newly-premiered original arrangement of Bach's monumental 'Goldberg Variations' - for string chamber orchestra. Recorded live on...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Qigang Chen – ‘Reflections of a Vanished Time’ US Premiere [2017]

French cello virtuoso Gautier Capuçon performing the US-premiere performance of Chinese composer Qigang Chen’s ‘Reflections of a Vanished Time' for solo cello and orchestra. Recorded...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | VC Young Artist Marc Bouchkov – Original New Work ‘Fantasie’ for Solo Violin [NEW]

Belgian violinist, VC Young Artist Marc Bouchkov performing his own original new work 'Fantasie' for Solo Violin. Inspired by the works of Belgian composer Eugène Ysaÿe and...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Jaime Zenamon – Concerto for Cello & Guitar Duo, 2017 [NEW]

Bolivian composer Jaime Zenamon's recently-premiered symphonic concerto, "La Madre Monte, Op. 198" for solo cello and guitar. The 17 minute work was premiered on February 1st,...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Zhao Jiping Violin Concerto No. 1 – US Premiere [2017]

Chinese violin virtuoso Ning Feng performing the United States premiere performance of Chinese composer Zhao Jiping's Violin Concerto No. 1 - with conductor Lu...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Sadie Harrison – ‘Aurea Luce’, 2017 Recording-Premiere [NEW]

British violinist Madeleine Mitchell and pianist Nigel Clayton performing Australian violinist/composer Sadie Harrison's newly-premiered 'Aurea Luce' for violin and piano. The 9-minute Arvo Pärt-inspired work,...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Anders Hillborg Violin Concerto No. 2 – 2017 US Premiere [NEW]

Canadian violin virtuoso James Ehnes talks us through Swedish composer Anders Hillborg's newly premiered Violin Concerto No. 2. The world premiere performance was given by soloist...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer David Ludwig – ‘Pangaea’ for Piano and Strings, 2017 [NEW]

World premiere performance of acclaimed American composer David Ludwig’s ‘Pangaea’ for Piano and Strings. Commissioned by the Bravo! Vail Festival, the 18 minute tone poem...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Israeli Composer Avner Dorman – “For Solo Violin”, 2017 [VIDEO]

Violinist Andrea Obiso performing Israeli-born composer Avner Dorman's newly-premiered unaccompanied 12 minute virtuoso violin work "For Solo Violin". "The first movement is based on a twelve-tone row ......

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Newly-Premiered Esa-Pekka Salonen Cello Concerto, 2017 [AUDIO]

German-French cellist Nicolas Altstaedt performing acclaimed Finnish conductor and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen's newly-premiered Cello Concerto - for solo cello, orchestra and electronic feedback loops. Recorded live...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Tanya Anisimova – ‘Homage to Janos Starker’ For Solo Cello [NEW]

Russian cellist and composer Tanya Anisimova performing her own original work for solo cello, entitled 'Homage to Janos Starker'. Premiered in 2013 in Virginia, United States,...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Frédéric Kummer & François Schubert – “Duo for Violin & Cello” [WORLD PREMIERE RECORDING]

Presenting the world premiere recording of 'Duo Concertante No. 1 for Violin and Cello' by German composers Frédéric Kummer (1797-1879) & François Schubert (1808-1878). Whilst little details...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Pierre Jalbert Violin Concerto, June 2017 [NEW WORK]

American violinist Steven Copes' world-premiere performance of American composer Pierre Jalbert's newly-commissioned Violin Concerto - with conductor Thomas Zehetmair and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. Recorded on the...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Joan Tower – ‘Second String Force’ For Solo Violin [NEW WORK]

Bulgarian violinist, VC Artist Bella Hristova performing American composer Joan Tower's recently-commissioned 9-minute work 'Second String Force' for solo violin. Dedicated to Bella, and premiered on...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Recently Re-Discovered Johan Halvorsen (b.1864) Violin Concerto [NEW-AGAIN]

Lost for over a century after its original low-key premiere in 1909, the 22 minute Violin Concerto of Johan Halvorsen (b. 1864) was re-premiered in...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Karlo Margetic – ‘On an Imaginary Folk Song’ for Solo Violin, 2017 [VIDEO]

Czech violinist Olga Sroubkova performing New Zealand composer Karlo Margetic's newly-premiered ‘On an Imaginary Folk Song’ for Solo Violin. The 5 minute solo work was commissioned...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Toshio Hosokawa – ‘Sublimation’ for Solo Cello & Orch, 2017 [VIDEO]

22 year old American cellist Brannon Cho performing eminent Japanese composer Toshio Hosokawa’s newly-premiered ‘Sublimation’ for Solo Cello and Orchestra. “The solo cello is a lone man...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Cellist & Composer Joshua Roman – “Riding Light” for Solo Cello [NEW]

American cellist and composer Joshua Roman performing his original 11 minute composition "Riding Light" for Solo Cello. Recorded on May 3rd, 2017 in New York...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Introducing … the Jennifer Higdon Viola Concerto, 2017 [NEW]

Introducing Grammy and Pulitzer prize-winning American composer Jennifer Higdon's recently-premiered Viola Concerto. The 22 minute, three movement work was jointly commissioned by the Library of Congress,...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Du Yun’s ‘Angel’s Bones’ Opera – 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winner [NEW]

Mezzo-soprano Abigail Fischer singing 'Mrs X.E's Mirror Scene' from Chinese-born international composer Du Yun's acclaimed new opera 'Angel's Bone'. The 87 minute staged work received...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Yumi Saiki – ‘Deux Sillages Ⅱ’ for String Quartet [NEW]

Last month’s world premiere performance of acclaimed Japanese composer Yumi Saiki‘s ‘Deux Sillages Ⅱ’ for String Quartet. The tone poem is said to describe the...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s Lost 1935 Cello Concerto [NEW AGAIN]

Houston Symphony Principal cellist Brinton Averil Smith will this week give only the 2nd performance in history of Italian composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s Cello Concerto...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Ricardo Lorenz – “Dance Unlikely” Violin Concerto, 2017 [NEW]

Violinist Andres Cardenes performing the world premiere performance of Venezuelan-born composer Ricardo Lorenz's "Dance Unlikely" Violin Concerto. Commissioned by the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra and debuted in February of...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Violinist Michelle Ross – ‘So Long, Jawn’ for Solo Violin, 2017 [VIDEO]

American violinist and composer Michelle Ross performing her own original, improvisational 'So Long, Jawn' for Solo Violin'. The 9 minute piece is part of an ongoing series...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Newly Premiered – Lera Auerbach Violin Concerto No. 4, 2017 [FIRST]

Violinist Leonidas Kavakos performing the world premiere performance of Russian-born American composer Lera Auerbach’s 'NYx: Fractured Dreams' Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 4. Commissioned and premiered by the...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | American Composer Tom Vignieri – #Note4Note For Violin & Piano, 2017 [NEW]

American composer Tom Vignieri’s newly commissioned 2 1/2 minute piece ‘#Note4Note’ for violin and piano. Premiered by From the Top alumni, 22 year old VC...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Michael Daugherty – 3-Time Grammy Winning ‘Tales of Hemingway’ [CONGRATS]

American cellist Zuill Bailey performing Michael Daugherty's 3-time Grammy award winning 'Tales of Hemingway' for Solo Cello and Orchestra. Premiered in April 2015 with conductor Giancarlo...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Steven Lebetkin’s Un-Premiered Violin Concerto, 2017 [MIDI AUDIO]

American composer Steven Lebetkin's newly-completed three movement Concerto for Violin and Orchestra. Composed from November 2016 until January 2017, Steven has indicated he took harmonic...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Thomas L. McKinley – ‘Dialogues’ for Solo Violin [VIDEO]

Violinist Ari Isaacman-Beck performing American composer Thomas L. McKinley’s newly-premiered ‘Dialogues’ for Solo Violin. The 4 minute solo work was commissioned for the Semi Final...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer John Kameel Farah – ‘Ah Ya Zayn’ for Violin & Piano, 2016 [NEW]

Violinist Lara St John with pianist Matt Herskowitz performing Canadian-Palestinian composer John Kameel Farah's newly-premiered arrangement of Levantine folk song 'Ah Ya Zayn' for violin and...

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