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Violinist Wolfgang Schneiderhan Was Born On This Day in 1915 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Austrian violinist Wolfgang Schneiderhan was born on this day in 1915 - 103 years ago. A student of Otakar Sevcik and Julius Winkler, Mr...

Violinist Wolfgang Schneiderhan Died On This Day in 2002 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Austrian violinist Wolfgang Schneiderhan died on this day in 2002 – aged 86. A student of Otakar Sevcik and Julius Winkler, Mr Schneiderhan was...

Andrés Orozco-Estrada Announced as Vienna Symphony’s Chief Conductor

The Vienna Symphony has today announced the appointment of 40 year old Colombian-Austrian conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada as its new chief conductor - effective from...

Vienna Symphony Violist Left with Broken Finger after Subway Altercation

It has been reported today that a Vienna Symphony Orchestra violist has been viciously assaulted on a subway platform - leaving him with a...

Conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

German conductor and pianist Wolfgang Sawallisch was born on this day in 1923. Passing away in 2013, he is remembered as one of the finest conductors...

SAD NEWS | Viennese Violinist Klaus Maetzl has Passed Away – Aged 75

Viennese violinist Klaus Maetzl has died - aged 75. A student of Franz Samohyl and Max Rostal, he was a co-founder of the Alban Berg...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Arthur Grumiaux – Mozart Concerto in G, 1955 [AUDIO]

Never-before-uploaded archival audio of Belgian-born virtuoso Arthur Grumiaux performance Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major. Recorded with conductor Bernhard Paumgartner and the the...

VC YOUNG ARTIST | Jennifer Pike, 23 – Menuhin Prize, BBC Young Musician of the Year

23 year old British violin virtuoso Jennifer Pike is firmly establishing herself as one of the new generation's premier, young, international concert artists A graduate of the Guildhall...