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THROWBACK THURSDAY | Violinist Suyoen Kim – Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition [2009]

The then 21-year-old Korean-German violinist Suyoen Kim’s 4th prize winning performance in the Final of the 2009 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition - in...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Cellist Aldo Parisot – Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto [1960]

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

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Glenn Dicterow – Tchaikovsky’s ‘Pas de Deux’ from ‘Swan Lake’ [1998]

Amazing 1998 archival New York Philharmonic footage of former Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow performing Pas de Deux from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake ballet score. Mr Dicterow this week celebrated...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Josef Spacek – Michael Hill Comp 1st Prize [2009]

The then 22-year-old VC Artist Josef Spacek's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2009 Michael Hill International Violin Competition. The 16 candidates...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider – 1997 Queen Elisabeth Competition 1st Prize [VIDEO]

1997 archival footage of the then 21 year old Danish-Israeli violinist Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider's 1st prize winning performance - in the Final of the Queen Elisabeth...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Child Prodigy Violinist, Sarah Chang – 1985, 5 Years Old [VIDEO]

Astonishing 1985 archival footage of the then just 5 year old Sarah Chang performing Saint-Saens' Introduction et Rondo Capriccioso. A recognised child prodigy, she was accepted into...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Ji Young Lim – Indianapolis Competition [2014]

Archival footage of the then 19-year-old South Korean VC Young Artist Ji Young Lim's prize winning performance - in the Final of the 2014 Indianapolis...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Paul Huang – Tibor Varga International Violin Competition 1st Prize [2009]

Archival footage of the then 19-year-old VC Artist Paul Huang’s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2009 Tibor Varga International Violin...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Nikki Chooi – 2013 Michael Hill Competition 1st Prize [VIDEO]

1st prize winning performance of the then 23 year old VC Artist Nikki Chooi in the Final of the 2013 Michael Hill International Violin Competition, in...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi – Michael Hill International Violin Comp [2015]

2015 archival footage of Canadian VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi's prize winning performance – in the Final of the 2015 Michael Hill International Violin Competition,...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Roman Simovic – Wieniawski International Violin Competition [2001]

Incredible 2001 archival footage of Ukrainian violin virtuoso Roman Simovic performing Wieniawski's 1st Violin Concerto in F Sharp Minor - in the Final of the...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artists Notos Quartett – Schoenfeld International Chamber Music Comp 1st Prize [2016]

Archival footage of the German-based Notos Quartett‘s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2016 Schoenfeld International Chamber Music Competition - in...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | David Garrett – 18 Years Old, Mendelssohn Concerto [1997]

Incredible 1997 archival footage of the then 18 year old David Garrett performing Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor – with conductor Herbert Blomstedt and the NDR...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Artist Augustin Hadelich – Indianapolis Violin Comp, 1st Prize [2006]

Incredible 2006 archival footage of Italian-born German violinist, VC Artist Augustin Hadelich performing Chopin's Nocturne in C Sharp Minor - with pianist Rohan de Silva. Recorded...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist In Mo Yang – Viotti Violin Concerto No. 22, 9-Years-Old [2005]

Incredible 2005 archival footage of the then 9-year-old VC Young Artist In Mo Yang performing Viotti's Violin Concerto No. 22 in A Minor. In Mo was...

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...

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...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artists Calidore Quartet – Fischoff Chamber Music Comp, Grand Prize [2011]

Archival footage of the VC Artists Calidore Quartet's Grand Prize winning performance at the 2011 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition - in Indiana, United States. The Cleveland...

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...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Jiyoon Lee – Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition [2015]

Archival footage of the then 22-year-old South Korean violinist Jiyoon Lee performing Brahms Violin Concerto - at the Final of the 2015 Queen Elisabeth...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Diana Adamyan & Pinchas Zukerman – Bach Double Violin Concerto [2015]

2015 archival footage of the then 15-year-old Diana Adamyan performing Bach’s Double Violin Concerto in D Minor - with luminary violin virtuoso Pinchas Zukerman. Recorded live with...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Ray Chen – Menuhin Competition, 1st Prize [2008]

Amazing archival footage of the then 19-year-old VC Artist Ray Chen’s 1st prize winning performance - in the Senior Final of the 2008 Menuhin...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu – Menuhin Competition, 1st Prize [2012]

Archival footage of the then 11 year old VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu‘s 1st prize winning performance – in the Junior Final of the 2012 Menuhin...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist Rennosuke Fukuda – Menuhin Comp 1st Prize [2014]

Archival footage of the then 14 year old Japanese VC Young Artist Rennosuke Fukuda's 1st prize winning performance – in the Junior Final of the...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Stephen Waarts – Menuhin Comp 1st Prize [2014]

Archival footage of the then 17 year old VC Young Artist Stephen Waarts' 1st prize winning performance - in the Senior Final of the...

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...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Ziyu He – Menuhin Competition, Senior 1st Prize [2016]

Archival footage of the then 16 year old Chinese VC Young Artist Ziyu He's 1st prize winning performance - in the Senior Final of...

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...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Polish Violin Virtuoso Anna Karkowska – ‘Born of Lightning’ [2011]

Unorthodox Polish violin virtuoso Anna Karkowska’s 2011 premiere of the Robin Hoffmann Violin Concerto - commissioned as part of her ‘Virtuosity’ album release with...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Renaud & Gautier Capuçon – Brahms Double Concerto [2004]

Impressive 2004 archival footage of French siblings Renaud and Gautier Capuçon performing Brahms' Double Concerto for Violin and Cello - with conductor Ligia Amadio and the...

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...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Cho-Liang Lin – Beethoven Violin Concerto [1994]

Amazing 1994 archival footage of the then 34 year old Taiwanese-American violin virtuoso Cho-Liang Lin performing the Beethoven Violin Concerto with conductor Takashi Asahina and...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Kerson Leong – Menuhin Comp, 1st Prize [2010]

Amazing archival footage of the then 12 year old VC Young Artist Kerson Leong’s 1st prize winning performance - in the Final of the 2010...

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...

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...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Kian Soltani – 2007, 15 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible 2007 archival footage of the then 15 year old VC Artist Kian Soltani performing Friedrich Gulda’s Cello Concerto – with conductor Sebastian Tewinkel and...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Francisco Fullana – Munetsugu Angel Comp 1st Prize [2015]

1st prize winning performance of the then 24 year old VC Artist Francisco Fullana - in the Final of the 2015 Munetsugu Angel International Violin Competition in Nagoya,...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Pinchas Zukerman – Wieniawski ‘Polonaise in D’, 22 Years Old [1971]

Amazing 1971 archival footage of the then 22 year old Pinchas Zukerman performing Wieniawski's 'Polonaise in D Major' - with American pianist Lawrence Smith. The...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung – Klein International String Comp 1st Prize [2014]

2014 archival performance of the then 15 year old VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung's 1st prize winning performance – in the Final of the...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Violinist Ning Feng – Strauss Violin Sonata in E Flat Major [2007]

Incredible 2007 archival footage of the then 26 year old Chinese violin virtuoso Ning Feng performing Richard Strauss's Violin Sonata in E Flat Major...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Ivan Karizna – Haydn Cello Concerto in C, 14 Years Old [2006]

2006 archival footage of the then 14 year old VC Young Artist Ivan Karizna performing Haydn's Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major -...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | Noa Wildschut & Janine Jansen – Shostakovich ‘Duets’, 2010 [VIDEO]

2010 footage of the then 9 year old Dutch violinist Noa Wildschut performing Shostakovich's "Five Pieces for Two Violins" - with duo partner, Dutch...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Violinist Ivry Gitlis & Pianist Loredana Franceschini – 1963 Recital [VIDEO]

Incredible 1963 recital by Israeli violin virtuoso Ivry Gitlis and Italian pianist Loredana Franceschini. Recorded live at Studio RAI in Milano, Italy – and featuring short violin and...

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...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Shihan Wang – 2016 Spohr Violin Competition 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 11 year old Shihan Wang's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 14 years and under category...

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