Tuesday, March 26, 2019

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’ 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...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg – ‘Johnny Carson Show’, 1988 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1988 archival footage of the then 27 year old Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg performing the 3rd movement from Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto – live on international television. Broadcast...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Frank Peter Zimmermann – Brahms Violin Concerto, 1994 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1994 archival footage of the then 28 year old Frank Peter Zimmermann performing Brahms’ Violin Concerto - with Maestro Wolfgang Sawallisch and the...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Actor, Alan Rickman – 1990 Cello Performance in ‘Truly, Madly, Deeply’ [RIP]

British actor Alan Rickman, who passed away on January 14, 2016 at the age of 69, performing an excerpt from Bach's Solo Sonata in...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Ivan Galamian – 1981 Meadowmount Masterclass [VIDEO]

Incredible archival footage of legendary Iranian-Armenian violin pedagogue Ivan Galamian guiding violinist Emmanuelle Boisvert through Bach’s ‘Chaconne’. Filmed at Meadowmount School of Music in the...

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 | 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 | 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 | 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’ Alexandra Conunova – 1st Prize 2012 Hannover Comp [VIDEO]

The then 23 year old VC ‘Young Artist’ Alexandra Conunova, from Moldova performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - in the Final of the 2012 Joseph...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Sarah Chang, 11 Years Old – Paganini Violin Concerto [VIDEO]

Incredible 1992 archival footage of the then 11 year old Korean-American wunderkind, Sarah Chang performing Paganini's 1st Violin Concerto in D Major. Recorded live with the...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Daniel Hope, Live – 2006 Echo Klassik Awards [VIDEO]

2006 archival footage of British violinist Daniel Hope performing John William's 'Theme from Schindler's List' - live on television broadcast from the ECHO Klassik...

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 | Hilary Hahn, Beethoven Violin Concerto – 15 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible 1995 archival footage of a then 15 year old Hilary Hahn performing Beethoven Violin Concerto - with Maestro Lorin Maazel and the Bavarian...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Itzhak Perlman, 18 Years Old – 1964, Ed Sullivan Show [VIDEO]

Incredible 1964 archival footage of a then 18 year old Itzhak Perlman performing the 3rd movement from Wieniawski's Violin Concerto No.2 in D minor...

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 | Gil Shaham, Sibelius Violin Concerto, 20 Years Old – 1991 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1991 archival footage of the then 20 year old Gil Shaham performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - with conductor Adam Fischer and the NHK...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Stern, Gitlis, Haendel & Mintz – Vivaldi Concerto for 4 Violins [VIDEO]

Legendary historical video footage of soloists Isaac Stern, Ivry Gitlis, Ida Haendel and Shlomo Mintz performing Vivaldi's Concerto in B Minor for Four Violins...

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 | VC ‘Young Artist’ Tatsuki Narita – 2012 Queen Elisabeth Comp [VIDEO]

Archival footage from the 2012 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition of the then 20 year VC 'Young Artist' Tatsuki Narita, from Japan – performing...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC ‘Artist’ Noah Bendix-Balgley – 2009 Queen Elisabeth Comp [VIDEO]

Archival footage from the 2009 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition of the then 24 year old American violinist, and recently appointed Berlin Philharmonic 1st...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Daniel Lozakovitj, 8 Years Old – 2010 Sweden’s Got Talent’ [VIDEO]

We know him now as the super affable 13 year old Menuhin Competition Junior Prize winner, but we weren't the first, it seems, to fall under...

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 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 | Amadeus Leopold, Sibelius Violin Concerto – Aged 14

2002 archival footage of the then 14 year old Hahn-Bin (aka Amadeus Leopold) performing Sibelius Violin Concerto, live in Germany. HAHN-BIN | SIBELIUS VIOLIN CONCERTO |...

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 | Chinese Prodigy Chuanyun Li, 1991 Wienaiwski Competition – Aged 11 [VIDEO]

Legendary archival footage of the then 11 year old Chinese prodigy Chuanyun Li performing Bach's 3rd Solo Partita and Paganini's 16th Solo Caprice -...

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