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THROWBACK THURSDAY | Cellist Rainer Crosett – Tchaikovsky ‘Rococo Variations’ [2015]

2015 archival footage of American cellist Rainer Crosett performing Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme - with conductor Hugo Wolff and the New England Conservatory Philharmonia. The...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Violist Hae-Sue Lee – Hoffmeister Viola Concerto, 10-Years-Old [2010]

Incredible 2010 archival footage of the then 10-year-old Hae-Sue Lee performing Hoffmeister's Viola Concerto in D - with conductor Yoon Jae Lee and the Ensemble 212. 18-year-old...

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 Artists Calidore Quartet – Fischoff Chamber Music Comp, Grand Prize [2011]

Archival footage of the VC Artists Calidore Quartet's Grand Prize winning performance at the 2011 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition - in Indiana, United States. The Cleveland...

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

Amazing archival footage of the then 19-year-old VC Artist Ray Chen’s 1st prize winning performance - in the Senior Final of the 2008 Menuhin...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu – Menuhin Competition, 1st Prize [2012]

Archival footage of the then 11 year old VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu‘s 1st prize winning performance – in the Junior Final of the 2012 Menuhin...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Stephen Waarts – Menuhin Comp 1st Prize [2014]

Archival footage of the then 17 year old VC Young Artist Stephen Waarts' 1st prize winning performance - in the Senior Final of the...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Ziyu He – Menuhin Competition, Senior 1st Prize [2016]

Archival footage of the then 16 year old Chinese VC Young Artist Ziyu He's 1st prize winning performance - in the Senior Final of...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Double Bassist Xavier Foley – 2014 Sphinx Competition 1st Prize [2014]

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

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Renaud & Gautier Capuçon – Brahms Double Concerto [2004]

Impressive 2004 archival footage of French siblings Renaud and Gautier Capuçon performing Brahms' Double Concerto for Violin and Cello - with conductor Ligia Amadio and the...

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 | Cho-Liang Lin – Beethoven Violin Concerto [1994]

Amazing 1994 archival footage of the then 34 year old Taiwanese-American violin virtuoso Cho-Liang Lin performing the Beethoven Violin Concerto with conductor Takashi Asahina and...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Kerson Leong – Menuhin Comp, 1st Prize [2010]

Amazing archival footage of the then 12 year old VC Young Artist Kerson Leong’s 1st prize winning performance - in the Final of the 2010...

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 | Pinchas Zukerman & Marc Neikrug – Josef Suk’s ‘Pieces’, Live from 92Y [2009]

Never-before-uploaded performance of violinist Pinchas Zukerman and pianist Marc Neikrug performing Josef Suk's 'Pieces for Violin and Piano'. Recorded on February 26, 2009 - live from New...

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 | VC Artist Francisco Fullana – Munetsugu Angel Comp 1st Prize [2015]

1st prize winning performance of the then 24 year old VC Artist Francisco Fullana - in the Final of the 2015 Munetsugu Angel International Violin Competition in Nagoya,...

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...

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 | Mayu Kishima – Shanghai Isaac Stern Violin Comp 1st Prize [2016]

2016 1st prize winning performance by Japanese virtuoso Mayu Kishima – in the Final of the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition, in Shanghai, China. Applications are...

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Child Prodigy Violinist, Sarah Chang – 1985, 5 Years Old [VIDEO]

Astonishing 1985 archival footage of the then just 5 year old Sarah Chang performing Saint-Saens' 'Introduction et Rondo Capriccioso'. A recognised child prodigy, she was accepted into...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Sarah Christian – 2013 Michael Hill Violin Competition [VIDEO]

2013 archival footage of the then 23 year old German VC Young Artist Sarah Christian's prize winning performance - in the Final of the Michael...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Christel Lee – 2013 ARD International Violin Competition Top Prize [VIDEO]

Top prize winning performance by the then 23 year old Christel Lee – in the Final of the 2013 ARD International Violin Competition, in Munich,...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | The Late Joseph Silverstein – Elgar Violin Concerto, Live, 1972 [VIDEO]

Incredibly 1972 archival footage of the late Joseph Silverstein performing the Elgar Violin Concerto - with conductor Sir Colin Davis and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Prior...

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 | VC Young Artist In Mo Yang – 2012, 16 Years Old [WOW]

Incredible archival footage of the then 16 year old VC Young Artist In Mo Yang's 4th prize-winning performance in the Final of the 2012 Joseph...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Rising Star Johan Dalene – 2016 Menuhin Competition [VIDEO]

The then 15 year old Swedish VC Rising Star Johan Dalene's 3rd prize winning performance - in the Semi-Final of the 2016 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 | Nikolaj Znaider – 1997 Queen Elisabeth Comp, 21 Years Old [VIDEO]

Incredible archival footage of the then 21 year old Danish violinist Nikolaj Znaider's 1st prize-winning performance - in the Final of the 1997 Queen...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Violinist Ariel Horowitz – 2012 Menuhin Comp, 15 Years Old [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 15 year old Jewish-American violinist Ariel Horowitz performing Dvorak's 'Romantic Pieces' - in the opening round of the 2012 Menuhin Competition,...

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 | 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...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Nikki Chooi – 2013 Michael Hill Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

1st prize winning performance of the then 23 year old VC Artist Nikki Chooi, from Canada in the Final of the 2013 Michael Hill International Violin...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artists Dover Quartet – 2013 Banff Comp, 1st Prize [VIDEO]

1st prize winning performance by VC Artists Dover Quartet - in the Final of the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition, in Canada. The ensemble have this...

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

Archival footage of the then 24 year old VC Artist Noah Bendix-Balgley performing Brahms' Concerto in the Final of the 2009 Queen Elisabeth International...

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 | 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...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers – 18 Years Old, 1989 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1989 archival footage of the then 18 year old violinist Anne Akiko Meyers performing Lalo's 'Symphonie Espagnole' - with conductor Marek Janowski and...

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 | Nicola Benedetti – 2004 ‘BBC Young Musician of the Year’ [VIDEO]

The then 16 year old Nicola Benedetti’s 1st prize winning performance of the Szymanowski Violin Concerto No. 1 – in the Grand Final of the...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Benedict Kloeckner – Schumann Cello Concerto, 2011 [VIDEO]

2011 archival footage of the then 22 year old VC Artist, cellist Benedict Kloeckner performing Schumann's Cello Concerto in A Minor - unconducted with the...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Young Artist Stephen Waarts – 2012 Hannover International Comp [VIDEO]

Archival footage of the then 16 year old Dutch-American VC Young Artist Stephen Waarts performing Debussy's Violin Sonata - in the Semi-Final of the...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Violinist Andres Cardenes – 1982 Tchaikovsky Violin Competition [VIDEO]

Amazing 1982 archival footage of Cuban-born violinist Andres Cardenes' prize-winning performance - in the Final of the 1982 Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition. VC recently caught up...