Saturday, August 24, 2019

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 | 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 | 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 | VC ‘Artist’ Tessa Lark – 2004, 14 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible 2004 historical footage of the then 14 year old VC ‘Artist’ Tessa Lark - performing the cadenza from Mozart’s G Major Violin Concerto. Recorded...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC ‘Rising Star’ Rennosuke Fukuda – 2014 Menuhin Comp, 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Amazing archival footage of the then 14 year old VC ‘Rising Star’ Rennosuke Fukuda’s 1st prize winning performance of Waxman’s ‘Carmen Fantasy’ – in...

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 | 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 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 -...

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 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 | VC Artist Itamar Zorman – Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition [2011]

The then 25-year-old VC Artist Itamar Zorman’s top-prize winning performance in the Final of the 2011 Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition - in St Petersburg, Russia. The...

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 | 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 Young Artist Diana Adamyan – Menuhin Comp 1st Prize [2018]

The then 18-year-old VC Young Artist Diana Adamyan’s 1st prize winning performance in the Senior Final of the 2018 Menuhin Competition, in Geneva. Applications have...

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 | 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 | 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 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 | 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 Irving M....

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 | 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 | Alena Baeva – Sendai International Violin Competition 1st Prize [2007]

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 - in...

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | VC Young Artist Sirena Huang – Elmar Oliveira Violin Comp 1st Prize [2017]

The then 22-year-old VC Young Artist Sirena Huang’s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2017 inaugural Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition...

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 -...

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...

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 | Violinist Joseph Silverstein – Elgar Violin Concerto, Live [1972]

Incredible 1972 archival footage of the late violinist Joseph Silverstein performing the Elgar Violin Concerto in B Minor - with conductor Sir Colin Davis...

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 Young Artist Johan Dalene – Menuhin Competition [2016]

The then 15-year-old Swedish VC Young Artist Johan Dalene's 3rd prize winning performance - in the Junior Final of the 2016 Menuhin Competition, in London. Johan...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Ayana Tsuji – Concours Musical International de Montréal 1st Prize [2016]

The then 18-year-old VC Young Artist Ayana Tsuji's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2016 Concours Musical International de Montréal. Watch 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 | 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...

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 | Violinist Yossif Ivanov – Montreal Competition 1st Prize [2003]

2003 archival footage of the then 16-year-old Belgian violinist Yossif Ivanov's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the Montreal International Violin Competition.  Today...

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 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 | 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 | 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 | 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...

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