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Violinist & Composer Fritz Kreisler Born On This Day in 1875 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Austrian-born violinist and composer Fritz Kreisler was born on this day in 1875 – 144 years ago. He is widely regarded as one of the...

Violinist & Composer Fritz Kreisler Died On This Day in 1962 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Austrian-American violin virtuoso & composer Fritz Kreisler died on this day in 1962, from a heart condition - aged 86. He is widely regarded as...

Candidates Announced for Vienna’s 2018 Fritz Kreisler International Violin Competition

The opening-round candidates have been announced for the 2018 Fritz Kreisler International Violin Competition – to be held in Vienna, Austria from the 20th to 30th...

Thwart Polish Violin Virtuoso Josef Hassid Was Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Polish violin virtuoso Josef Hassid was born on this day in 1923 – 92 years ago. A prodigious student of Carl Flesch, he was destined for...

Czech Violinist Jan Mracek Awarded 1st Prize at Kreisler International Violin Competition

23 year old Jan Mracek, from the Czech Republic has been awarded 1st prize at the 2014 Fritz Kreisler International Violin Competition, in Vienna,...

Finalists Announced at Kreisler Competition – Including VC ‘Young Artists’ Emmanuel Tjeknavorian & William Hagen

The 3 Finalists have today been announced at the 2014 Fritz Kreisler International Violin Competition, in Vienna, Austria – including VC ‘Young Artists’ Emmanuel Tjeknavorian and William Hagen. The...