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VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Newly-Released Noa Wildschut Debut ‘Mozart’ CDs [ENTER]

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

Composer & Virtuoso Pianist Frédéric Chopin Died On This Day in 1849 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Polish composer and virtuoso pianist Frédéric Chopin died on this day in 1849. Dying at only age 39, Chopin is remembered as one of the great...

Today Is Russian Violin Virtuoso Viktor Tretyakov’s 71st Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Russian violin virtuoso Viktor Tretyakov’s 71st birthday. A student of Yuri Yankelevich, he is a former Grand Prize winner at the Tchaikovsky International...

Today Is VC Artist Josef Spacek’s 31st Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is VC Artist Josef Spacek’s 31st birthday. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and The Juilliard School, where he studied with Ida Kavafian, Jaime Laredo and Itzhak...

VC Artist Augustin Hadelich Awarded Musical America’s ‘Instrumentalist of the Year’

It has been announced today that Italian-German violin virtuoso, VC Artist Augustin Hadelich has been honoured as Musical America's coveted 2017 ‘Instrumentalist of the Year’. "I...

Belgian Violin Virtuoso Arthur Grumiaux Died On This Day in 1986 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Belgian violin virtuoso and pianist Arthur Grumiaux died on this day in 1986 – aged 65. A student of Alfred Dubois and George Enescu, he is remembered as...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Leia Zhu – Kreisler’s ‘Recitativo & Scherzo Caprice’, 10 Years Old, 2017 [VIDEO]

10 years old British violinist Leia Zhu performing Kreisler's 'Recitativo and Scherzo Caprice' - at the 2017 Newcastle "Last Night of the Proms". Recorded live in October...

Violin Virtuoso Gioconda de Vito Died On This Day in 1994 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian-British violin virtuoso Gioconda de Vito died on this day in 1994. Ms de Vito was a former 1st prize winner at the Vienna International Violin Competition, and is remembered...

Violinist Daniel Hope Awarded Germany’s Highest Civilian Accolade

It has been announced that British violinist Daniel Hope has been awarded a ‘Federal Cross’ Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany...

Today is American Violinist Rachel Barton Pine’s Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is American violinist Rachel Barton Pine’s birthday. Rachel is a former prize winner at the Bach, Szigeti, Kreisler, Montreal, Paganini and Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competitions. Her...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Ivry Gitlis – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Israeli-born violinist, Ivry Gitlis – at the 2017 Cremona Mondomusica Exhibition, in Italy. We sat him down for...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Newly-Released Anne Akiko Meyers ‘Fantasia’ CDs [ENTER]

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

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Virtuoso Violinist Midori – Bach ‘Chaconne’, 2017 [VIDEO]

Japanese virtuoso violinist Midori performing the 'Chaconne' from Bach’s Solo Violin Partita No. 2 in D Minor. Recorded and produced by Accentus Music - at the Köthen Castle in...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Bomsori Kim – Bruch Violin Concerto, July 2017 [VIDEO]

South Korean VC Artist Bomsori Kim performing Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor – with conductor Soo-Yeol Choi and the Korean Symphony...

Legendary Violinist Ivry Gitlis Honoured With Italian ‘Cremona Musica’ Award [VIDEO]

It has been announced this week that 95 year old Israeli-born violinist Ivry Gitlis has been honored with the 'Cremona Musica Award for Performance',...

VC YOUNG ARTIST | Ziyu He, 18 – 2016 Senior Menuhin Competition 1st Prize Winner

18 year old Chinese violinist Ziyu He is firmly establishing an international reputation as an emerging young virtuoso of exceptional promise. A student of Paul Roczek and...

Hungarian Violinist & Composer Zoltán Székely Died On This Day in 2001 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian violinist and composer Zoltán Székely died on this day in 2001 – aged 97. He is remembered for having given the world premiere of...

German Violin Virtuoso Georg Kulenkampff Died On This Day in 1948 [ON-THIS-DAY]

German violin virtuoso Georg Kulenkampff sadly died on this day in 1948 – aged 50 from encephalitis. He gave the premiere performance of the Robert...

Today is Dutch Violin Virtuoso Rudolf Koelman’s 58th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Dutch violin virtuoso Rudolf Koelman’s 58th birthday. A student of Jan Bor, Herman Krebbers and Jascha Heifetz, Rudolf is a former Concertmaster of...

Today is Dutch Violinist, Conductor & Composer André Rieu’s 68th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Dutch violinist, conductor and composer André Rieu's 68th birthday! A graduate of the Conservatoire Royal in Liège, Music Academy in Brussels and the...

Violin Virtuoso David Oistrakh Born On This Day in 1908 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Soviet violin virtuoso David Oistrakh was born on this day in 1908 – 109 years ago. Dying in 1974, he is widely remembered as one...

Soviet Violinist Elizabeth Gilels Born On This Day in 1919 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Soviet violinist Elizabeth Gilels was born on this day in 1919. A student of Pyotr Stolyarsky, Ms Gilels was a former prize winner at the Ysaye International Violin...

Violinist Václav Neumann Born On This Day in 1920 [ON THIS DAY]

Czech conductor and violinist Václav Neumann was born on this day in 1920. Dying in 1995, Maestro Neumann was a founding violinist with the Smetana Quartet– and served coveted...

Germany’s Leopold Mozart Violin Comp Announce New Artistic Director

The Leopold Mozart International Violin Competition, set to be held in Augsburg, Germany from the 31st May to 8th June 2019, has today announced...

Today is Italian Violinist Salvatore Accardo’s 75th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Italian violinist Salvatore Accardo’s 75th birthday. A former 1st prize winner at the Geneva and Paganini International Violin Competitions - Maestro Accardo is...

Today is Violinist VC Rising Star Yesong Sophie Lee’s 14th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is violinist VC Rising Star Yesong Sophie Lee's 14th birthday! A student of Simon James, Hiro David and Jan Coleman in Seattle, Sophie is...

Violinist & Pedagogue Jacques Mazas Born On This Day in 1782 [ON THIS DAY]

French violinist, composer and pedagogue Jacques Mazas was born on this day in 1782 - 235 years ago. A student of Pierre Baillot, Mazas is remembered in history for his...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist & Conductor Nikolaj Znaider – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Danish-Israel violin virtuoso and conductor, Nikolaj Znaider – at the 2017 Tanglewood Music Festival, in Lenox, Massachusetts, USA. We sat...

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...

German Violinist August Wilhelmj Born On This Day in 1845 [ON-THIS-DAY]

German violinist August Wilhelmj was born on this day in 1845 – 172 years ago. A student of Ferdinand David, Wilhelmj was widely regarded as...

VC WEB BLOG | VC Young Artist Ziyu He – “My 2015 Zhuhai International Mozart Competition Experience” [BLOG]

With the 2017 Zhuhai International Mozart Violin Competition underway this week in China, VC recently caught up with 2015 Intermediate 1st prize winner, Chinese VC Young...

Today is Korean VC Young Artist SooBeen Lee’s 17th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Korean wunderkind, VC Young Artist SooBeen Lee’s 17th birthday. Praised for her eloquent music making, maturity and effortless virtuosity, SooBeen is a former major...
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