Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Sarah Christian – 2013 Michael Hill Violin Competition [VIDEO]

2013 archival footage of the then 23 year old German VC Young Artist Sarah Christian's prize winning performance - in the Final of the Michael...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Christel Lee – 2013 ARD International Violin Competition Top Prize [VIDEO]

Top prize winning performance by the then 23 year old Christel Lee – in the Final of the 2013 ARD International Violin Competition, in Munich,...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Ray Chen – Comedy Videos Compilation, Volume 1, 2014 [LOL]

Throwback to violinist, VC Artist Ray Chen's 2014 Volume 1 compilation of short musical comedy clips - as originally seen on Facebook and Instagram ... Ray...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist In Mo Yang – 2012, 16 Years Old [WOW]

Incredible archival footage of the then 16 year old VC Young Artist In Mo Yang's 4th prize-winning performance in the Final of the 2012 Joseph...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Telegraph Quartet – 2014 Fischoff Chamber Music Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

2014 archival footage of the Telegraph String Quartet's 1st prize winning performance at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition in Indiana, USA. The Telegraph Quartet was...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Nikolaj Znaider – 1997 Queen Elisabeth Comp, 21 Years Old [VIDEO]

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

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Violinist Ariel Horowitz – 2012 Menuhin Comp, 15 Years Old [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 15 year old Jewish-American violinist Ariel Horowitz performing Dvorak's 'Romantic Pieces' - in the opening round of the 2012 Menuhin Competition,...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung – ‘Rococo’, 2013, 14 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible 2013 archival footage of the then 14 year old VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung performing Tchaikovsky's 'Variations on a Rococo Theme' - with conductor...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Ioana Cristina Goicea – Saint-Saens ‘Rondo Capriccioso’, 2011 [VIDEO]

Incredible 2011 archival footage of the then 17 years old Romanian violinist Ioana Cristina Goicea performing Saint-Saens 'Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso' - with conductor Horia...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artists Dover Quartet – 2013 Banff Comp, 1st Prize [VIDEO]

1st prize winning performance by VC Artists Dover Quartet - in the Final of the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition, in Canada. The ensemble have this...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Lang Lang – Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2, 1995, 13 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible 1995 archival footage of the then 13 year old pianist Lang Lang's 1st prize winning performance in the final of the International Tchaikovsky Competition...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Ilya Kaler – 1985 Sibelius International Violin Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Incredible archival performance of the then 22 year old Ilya Kaler’s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 1985 Sibelius International Violin Competition...

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

Amazing 1994 archival footage of Taiwanese-American violinist Cho-Liang Lin performing Beethoven's Violin Concerto - with conductor Takashi Asahina and the NHK Symphony Orchestra. VC recently...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers – 18 Years Old, 1989 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1989 archival footage of the then 18 year old violinist Anne Akiko Meyers performing Lalo's 'Symphonie Espagnole' - with conductor Marek Janowski and...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Janine Jansen – Brahms Violin Sonata, 1991, 13 Years Old [WOW]

Incredible 1991 archival footage of the then 13 year old Dutch violinist Janine Jansen performing Brahms' Violin Sonata No. 3 in D Minor. Recorded live...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Benedict Kloeckner – Schumann Cello Concerto, 2011 [VIDEO]

2011 archival footage of the then 22 year old VC Artist, cellist Benedict Kloeckner performing Schumann's Cello Concerto in A Minor - unconducted with the...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Stephen Waarts – 2012 Hannover International Comp [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 16 year old Dutch-American VC Young Artist Stephen Waarts performing Debussy's Violin Sonata - in the Semi-Final of the...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Violinist Andres Cardenes – 1982 Tchaikovsky Violin Competition [VIDEO]

Amazing 1982 archival footage of Cuban-born violinist Andres Cardenes' prize-winning performance - in the Final of the 1982 Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition. VC recently caught up...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Victor Pikayzen – Wieniawski Violin Concerto No. 1, 1962 [WOW]

Incredible 1962 archival audio of the then 29 year old Russian violin virtuoso Victor Pikayzen performing Wieniawski's 1st Violin Concerto - with conductor Gennady...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Sirena Huang – ‘Zigeunerweisen’, 11 Years Old, 2006 [VIDEO]

Incredible 2006 archival footage of the then 11 year old, VC Young Artist Sirena Huang performing Sarasate's 'Zigeunerweisen'. 22 year old Sirena was this week awarded...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Cellist Alexander Buzlov – Paganini ‘Moses’ Variations, 1996 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1996 archival footage of the then 13 year old Russian cellist, Alexander Buzlov - performing Paganini's 'Moses Variations'. The Violin Channel recently caught up with...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Anne Akiko Meyers – 1981, 11 Years Old [VIDEO]

1981 archival footage of the then 11 year old Anne Akiko Meyers performing with the Angels Ensemble of California - live on the Tonight...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Ray Chen – 2009 Queen Elisabeth Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

2009 archival footage of the then 20 year old Australian VC Artist Ray Chen's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2009 Queen...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Erick Friedman & Georges Pretre – Bruch Concerto, 1964 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1964 archival footage of American violinist Erick Friedman and French conductor Georges Pretre performing the third movement from Bruch's 1st Violin Concerto - with the...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Sarah Chang – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, 1995, 14 Years Old [WOW]

Amazing 1995 archival footage of the then 14 year old Korean-American violinist Sarah Chang performing Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto - with conductor Kurt Masur and...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Alena Baeva – 2007 Sendai Violin Competition 1st Prize [VIDEO]

2007 archival footage of the then 22 year old Russian violinist Alena Baeva's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the Sendai International Violin Competition,...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Midori – 1991 Carnegie Hall Debut, 19 Years Old [WOW]

Amazing archival footage of the then 19 year old Japanese-American violin virtuoso Midori performing Ernst's 'Variations on "The Last Rose of Summer". Recorded live on...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Kirill Troussov – Mozart Concerto, 1989, 7 Years Old [VIDEO]

Amazing 1989 archival footage of the then 7 year old violinist Kirill Troussov performing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major - with conductor...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Wynton Marsalis Violin Concerto, 2015 [DOCUMENTARY]

A new full-length BBC documentary, 'The Making of a Concerto', following famed jazz trumpeter and composer Wynton Marsalis and the creation of his newly...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Alisa Weilerstein – 2009, Live from the White House [VIDEO]

Incredible 2009 archival footage of American cellist Alisa Weilerstein performing the 3rd movement from Kodaly's Solo Sonata - live from the Presidential White House. VC recently...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Veriko Tchumburidze – Waxman ‘Carmen Fantasy’, 2012 [VIDEO]

2012 archival footage of the then 16 year old Veriko Tchumburidze performing Franz Waxman's 'Carmen Fantasy' - with pianist Rohan De Silva. Recorded live at the...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Joshua Bell – Beethoven Violin Concerto, 1990 [VIDEO]

An incredible 1990 BBC Proms archival performance of Joshua Bell performing the Beethoven Violin Concerto - with conductor Claus Peter Flor and the Philharmonia...

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

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

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Richard Lin – 2011 Michael Hill Comp [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 19 year old VC Young Artist, Richard Lin's 2nd prize winning performance - in the Final of the 2011 Michael Hill...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Fedor Rudin – 2004, 11 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible archival footage of the then 11 year old Russian-French VC Young Artist Fedor Rudin performing Saint-Saens’ ‘Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso’ - with conductor Plamen Djouroff and...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Nigel Armstrong – 2011 Tchaikovsky Competition [VIDEO]

The then 21 year old violinist, Nigel Armstrong performing John Corigliano’s ‘Stomp for Solo Violin' - in the laureate concert of the 2011 Tchaikovsky International...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Anne Akiko Meyers – Beethoven Concerto, 1998 [VIDEO]

1998 archival footage of American violinist, Anne Akiko Meyers performing Beethoven Violin Concerto in D Major. Recorded live at the Beethoven Festival, in Krakow, Poland -...

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