Wednesday, February 20, 2019

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Maxim Vengerov – Tchaikovsky Concerto, Aged 15, 1990 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1990 archival footage of the then 15 year old Maxim Vengerov performing the 3rd movement from Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto – with conductor Pavel Kogan and the Moscow State Symphony...

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...

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

2008 1st prize winning archival footage of the then 19 year old VC Artist Ray Chen performing Paganini's 5th Solo Caprice at the Menuhin Competition, in...

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...

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 | Isaac Stern, British Pathé Film Archive, 1949 Interview [VIDEO]

Incredible never-before-released archival footage from the British Pathé Film Archive, recorded in Australia in 1949 – violinist Issac Stern discusses the value and quality of his prized Guarneri...

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 | 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 ‘Young Artist’ Simone Porter – 2012, 15 Years Old [#TBT]

2012 archival footage of the then 15 year old VC ‘Young Artist’ Simone Porter performing the 2nd movement of Grieg’s Violin Sonata No. 3...

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 | VC ‘Young Artist’ Yoo Jin Jang – 12 Years Old, 2003 [VIDEO]

Incredible 2003 archival footage of the then 12 year old VC ‘Young Artist’ Yoo Jin Jang, from South Korea - performing Sarasate’s ‘Carmen Fantasy’. Recorded...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Liya Petrova – Nielsen Violin Competition 1st Prize [2016]

2016 archival performance of Bulgarian violinist Liya Petrova's joint-1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2016 Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition. The 24 candidates...

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 | 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 | 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 | Midori Goto, 14 Years Old, 2 Broken Strings – 1985 [VIDEO]

Legendary archival footage of the then 14 year old, Midori Goto breaking not 1, but 2 E strings during the finale of the fiendishly...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC ‘Young Artist’ Stephen Waarts, 2010 Menuhin Competition [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 13 year old VC 'Young Artist' Stephen Waarts performing Chausson's 'Poeme', in the Junior Final of the 2010 Menuhin...

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 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 | 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...

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 | Violinist/Skier Vanessa-Mae – 12 Years Old, 1991 [VIDEO]

Incredible archival footage of the then 12 year old British-violinist-turned-Olympics-skier Vanessa-Mae. Recorded in 1991 for Britain’s BBC tv show ‘Going Live’. VANESSA-MAE | GOING LIVE |...

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 | 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 | 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...

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 | 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...

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 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 | 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 | Double Bassist VC Young Artist Xavier Foley – Sphinx Competition 1st Prize [2014]

The then 19-year-old double bass virtuoso, VC Young Artist Xavier Foley's 1st prize winning performance in the Senior Final of the 2014 Sphinx Competition - in...

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 ‘Artist’ Nikita Boriso-Glebsky – 2010 Sibelius Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 25 year old VC ‘Artist Nikita Boriso-Glebsky’s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2010 Sibelius International...

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 | Kyung-Wha Chung – Bruch Violin Concerto, 1974 [VIDEO]

The then 26 year old South Korean violin virtuoso, Kyung-Wha Chung performing Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor. Recorded live in 1974 -...

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 | 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 | Viktor Tretiakov, 1966 Tchaikovsky Violin Comp – 1st Prize

Incredible 1966 archival footage of the then 19 year old Viktor Tretiakov's 1st prize winning performance of Tchaikovsky's 'Valse-Scherzo' at the 1966 Tchaikovsky International...

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 | 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 | Pinchas Zukerman – 1971, 22 Years Old [VIDEO]

Amazing 1971 archival footage, of a then 22 year old Pinchas Zukerman performing Wieniawski's 'Polonaise in D Major' - with American pianist Lawrence Smith. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5Q0g_Er0Tk&showinfo=0&autohide=1 PINCHAS...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Itzhak Perlman – Wieniawski Concerto, Live 1964 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1964 archival footage of the then 18 year old Itzhak Perlman performing the Finale from Wieniawski’s 2nd Violin Concerto - live on a...

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 -...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Oleg Kagan – 1965 Sibelius Competition 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Incredible archival footage of the then 19 year old Oleg Kagan’s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 1965 Sibelius International Violin Competition...

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 | 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 | 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 | 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...

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