Monday, October 21, 2019
Home Tags Piano

Tag: piano

OUT NOW | Cellist Pieter Wispelwey’s New CD Set: ‘Schubert & Brahms: The Complete Duos’ [LISTEN]

Evil Penguin Classics has this month announced the release of Dutch cellist Pieter Wispelwey's new double CD set: Schubert & Brahms: The Complete Duos. Recorded with...

MANIC MONDAY | Piano Comedy Legend Victor Borge, 1968 [OMG-ROFL]

Danish comedian, conductor and pianist Victor Borge doing what he did best .... Recorded live on the NBC Dean Martin Variety Show in 1968. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKeqaDSjy98

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Clarice Assad – ‘Metamorfose’ for Viola & Piano [PREMIERE]

Violist, VC Young Artist Matthew Lipman and pianist Henry Kramer performing the world premiere performance of Brazilian-American composer Clarice Assad’s Metamorfose for Viola and Piano. “Matthew Lipman,...

Polish-American Pianist Arthur Rubinstein Died On This Day in 1982 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Polish-American pianist Arthur Rubinstein died on this day in 1982 – aged 95. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest pianists of the...

MANIC MONDAY | Lola & Hauser – Queen’s ‘We Are the Champions’ (Arr. Cello/Piano) [EPIC]

Instagram phenoms Lola Astanova and Hauser present Queen's epic classic We are the Champions ... arranged for piano and cello ...   https://youtu.be/1gJadngAhfk LOLA ASTANOVA & HAUSER |...

OUT NOW | Van Baerle Trio’s New CD: ‘Beethoven: Complete Piano Trios Vol. 2’ [LISTEN]

Challenge Classics has announced the release of the Amsterdam-based piano trio Van Baerle Trio‘s new album: Beethoven Complete Piano Trios Vol. 2. Comprising pianist Hannes Minnaar, violinist Maria...

London’s Royal College Renames Program to Shift Antiquated Perceptions of Pianists

The Royal College of Music, in London, has this week announced the official name change of their 'Masters in Piano Accompaniment' program - in...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Lara St. John & Matt Herskowitz – ‘Canada 151 Proof’ [2018]

Canadian violinist Lara St. John and pianist Matt Herskowitz present Canada 151 Proof - 17 original genre variations and theme on Canada's national anthem, O...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Rachmaninoff – ‘Rhapsody On a Theme of Paganini’ for Solo Violin & Piano [NEW-ARRANGEMENT]

Violinist Joo Young Oh and pianist Carlos Avila performing their own original arrangement for solo violin and piano of Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of...

Today is Curtis Institute Piano Teacher Eleanor Sokoloff’s 104th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is American pianist and piano pedagogue Eleanor Sokoloff’s 104th birthday! A graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Curtis Institute of Music,...

SAD NEWS | Legendary American Accompanist Irwin Gage Has Died – Aged 78

American-born pianist Irwin Gage has passed away in Zurich - aged 78. A graduate of Michigan University, Yale University and the Vienna Conservatory, he will...

OUT NOW | British Cellist Laura van der Heijden’s Debut Album: ‘1948’ [LISTEN]

Champs Hill Records has announced the release of 20-year-old British cellist, Laura van der Heijden’s debut album 1948 – featuring Prokofiev's Cello Sonata in C Major, plus...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Pianist Sean Chen – Bach’s Solo Violin Sonata No. 3 (Arr. Piano) [2018]

American pianist Sean Chen performing his own solo piano arrangement of the Largo from Bach's Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Major. Recorded live on the...

OUT NOW | Paul Neubauer & Margo Garrett’s New CD: ‘Ernest Bloch: Music for Viola and Piano” [LISTEN]

Delos Records has this month announced the launch of violist Paul Neubauer and pianist Margo Garrett’s new album: ‘Ernest Bloch: Music for Viola and Piano’. The...

OUT NOW | Violinist Sean Lee & Pianist Peter Dugan’s New ‘Great Melodies’ CD: ‘Songbook’ [LISTEN]

American violinist Sean Lee and pianist Peter Dugan have today announced the release of their new independent album: ‘Songbook’. The new disc, an 'ode to great...

OUT NOW | VC Artist Kian Soltani’s Deutsche Grammophon Debut Album: ‘Home’ [LISTEN]

Deutsche Grammophon has this week announced the release of VC Artist, cellist Kian Soltani’s debut album ‘Home’.  Recorded with Austrian pianist Aaron Pilsan, the newly-released album features recital...

Russian-American Classical Pianist Vladimir Horowitz Died On This Day in 1989 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian-American classical pianist Vladimir Horowitz died on this day in 1989 - aged 86. He is remembered as one of the greatest piano virtuosi of...

New Shostakovich Viola & Piano Work Discovered in Moscow Archives

It has been announced that a previously unknown short work for viola and piano, composed by Dmitri Shostakovich in 1931, has been discovered in...

Canadian Pianist Glenn Gould Born On This Day in 1932 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Canadian pianist Glenn Gould was born on this day in 1932 – 85 years ago. Dying in 1982, aged just 50, he is widely regarded...

VC BUZZ | Pianist & Vocalist Lorelai Mosnegutu – ‘True Talent Knows No Boundaries’ [INSPIRATIONAL]

Romanian pianist and vocalist Lorelai Mosnegutu leaves the judges and audience in total disbelief - after last months’ live audition for TV talent-quest ‘Romania’s...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | The New ‘Six-Bach’ Abs Workout for Pianists [WTF]

Forget crossfit, Swiss-Chinese pianist Louis Schwizgebel steps us through his new workout regime for achieving those perfect 'Six-Bach' abs ...    

Birmingham Conservatoire to Host All-Night Piano-Party Marathon

The Birmingham Conservatoire, in Britain has announced their audacious plans to host an upcoming all-night 12-hour piano-athon concert on March 3rd. Inspired by the jazz all-nighters...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer John Kameel Farah – ‘Ah Ya Zayn’ for Violin & Piano, 2016 [NEW]

Violinist Lara St John with pianist Matt Herskowitz performing Canadian-Palestinian composer John Kameel Farah's newly-premiered arrangement of Levantine folk song 'Ah Ya Zayn' for violin and...

Canadian Pianist Glenn Gould Died On This Day in 1982 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Canadian pianist Glenn Gould died, from a stroke, on this day in 1982 – aged just 50. Despite having stopped giving concerts at the age...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Signed New Martha Argerich & Itzhak Perlman CDs

To help celebrate the international release, The Violin Channel in conjunction with Warner Classics is this week giving away 5 fresh-off-the-press personally-autographed CD copies of Martha...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Illan Eshkeri – 2016 Burberry Fashion Show [VIDEO]

LONDON – British composer Illian Eshkeri's thrilling new chamber ensemble work "Reliquary (For Burberry)". The hypnotic, pulsing work, premiered by the London Metropolitan Orchestra, was commissioned by...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Charles Yang – Arr. Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change is Gonna Come’, 2016 [VIDEO]

VC Artist Charles Yang and pianist Peter Dugan performing an original violin, piano and vocal arrangement of Sam Cooke's legendary 'A Change is Gonna Come'. Recorded...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Chengqian Xue – ‘Song of Praise’ for Violin & Piano [VIDEO]

26 year old VC Young Artist Bomsori Kim performing Chinese composer, Chengqian Xue’s newly-premiered work ‘Song of Praise’ for Violin and Piano. Commissioned for the 2016 Schoenfeld International String Competition,...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | US Swim Coach & Swimmer – Bach Double Concerto [VIDEO]

2016 USA Olympic Swim Team Coach, Bob Bowman and three-time Olympian swimmer, Elizabeth Beisel performing an arrangement of Bach's Double Violin Concerto - amidst preparation for...

Candidates Announced for George Enescu International Competition

The 54 violin and 53 cello candidates have today been announced for the 2016 George Enescu International Music Competition - to be held in Bucharest, Romania...

MANIC MONDAY | Piano CATcerto for Cat and Orchestra [WTF]

Introducing, Nora the Piano Cat … performing Lithuanian composer, Mindaugas Piecaitis’ CATcerto for Piano and Orchestra … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omn7Qhku_sQ&showinfo=0&autohide=1 NORA THE PIANO CAT | MINDAUGAS PIECAITIS...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Lara St John & Matt Herskowitz – ‘Hava Nagila’ [VIDEO]

Pianist Matt Herskowitz’s ‘Hava Nagila’ - composed and arranged for violin & piano. Recorded with violinist Lara St John - as part of the newly-released...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Noe Inui & Mario Haring Violin & Piano ‘IDENTITY’ CDs

To help celebrate the international release, The Violin Channel is this week giving away 5 fresh-off-the-press personally-autographed Noe Inui & Mario Harin ‘IDENTITY’ CDs. Recorded...

Acclaimed Czech Pianist Ivan Moravec Has Died – Aged 84 [VIDEO]

Acclaimed Czech concert pianist Ivan Moravec has passed away from pneumonia – aged 84. A graduate of the Prague Conservatory, during his 65+ year performance...

VC BUZZ | Young Girl Performs Piano Whilst Sleep Walking [MUST SEE]

An incredible viral video, receiving more than 200,000 YouTube views in its first few days, has surfaced of a child performing piano whilst apparently...

VC GIVEAWAY | Enter to Win 1 of 5 Signed VC ‘Artist’ Itamar Zorman ‘Portrait’ CDs

To help celebrate the international release of VC 'Artist' Itamar Zorman's debut album 'Portrait', The Violin Channel is this week giving away 5 personally...

Respected American Pianist Claude Frank Has Passed Away from Dementia – Aged 89

German-born American pianist Claude Frank has passed away from the complications of dementia at his home, in New York – aged 89. A student of...

ARD International Music Competition, Germany

62nd ARD International Music Competition Munich Disciplines: Violin, Viola, Bassoon, Piano Trio From: 2nd September - 20th September 2013 Application Deadline: 31/03-2013 Prizes: First prize € 10,000; Second prize €...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 3 Henning Kraggerud World Premiere ‘Grieg Violin Concerti’ CDs

To help celebrate the world premiere release, The Violin Channel, in conjunction with Naxos, is this week giving away 3 x autographed copies of...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 3 Autographed Tasmin Little Britten Violin Concerto CDs

To help celebrate the international release of Chandos Records' new 'Britten' album, The Violin Channel is this week giving away 3 x autographed CD...

VC REVIEWS | Britten Piano & Violin Concertos – Howard Shelley/Tasmin Little, Edward Gardner & BBC Philharmonic

Artists: Howard Shelley (Piano), Tasmin Little (Violin), BBC Philharmonic/Edward Gardner Composer: Benjamin Britten Label: Chandos ASIN: B00C30ZA64 Release: 28th May, 2013 The music of Britten, played by good British...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 3 The Piano Guy’s New Album ‘2’ – Courtesy of Sony Masterworks

To help celebrate the international release of The Piano Guys’ newest album ‘2’, The Violin Channel, in conjunction with Sony Masterworks, is this week...