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Today is Korean VC Young Artist SooBeen Lee’s 19th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Korean violin virtuoso VC Young Artist SooBeen Lee’s 19th birthday. Praised for her eloquent music making, maturity and effortless virtuosity, SooBeen is a former...

SAD NEWS | Wilmington Violinist Sally Barto Moore Has Died – Aged 95 [RIP]

American violinist Sara 'Sally' Barto Moore has passed away – aged 95. A graduate of Goucher College, Ms Barto Moore performed as a long term...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Classical Bae, Ezinma – Paganini 24th Caprice [YAAAS]

Multi-genre classical bae, Ezinma (eh-zee-mah) performing Paganini's 24th Caprice ... "I've not been able to practice much with New York Fashion Week ... Paganini 24...

French Violinist Zino Francescatti Died On This Day in 1991 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French violinist Rene-Charles 'Zino' Francescatti died on this day in 1991 – aged 89. Maestro Francescatti is remembered as one of the finest violin virtuosi...

Today is Violinist & Pedagogue Ole Bøhn’s 74th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Norwegian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Ole Bøhn's 74th birthday! A student of Louise Behrend, Ernst Glaser, Henry Holst and Max Rostal, Professor Bohn...

Violin Virtuoso & Composer Jenő Hubay Was Born in 1858 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian violin virtuoso and composer Jenő Hubay was born in 1858. He is remembered as one of the most influential violin pedagogues of all time...

Today is VC Young Artist Moné Hattori’s 20th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is VC Young Artist Moné Hattori’s 20th birthday! A student of Zakhar Bron at the Bron Academy, Moné is a former 1st prize winner...

French Violinist Christian Ferras Died On This Day in 1982 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French violinist Christian Ferras died on this day in 1982 – aged just 49. A student of Charles Bistesi and George Enescu, he is remembered a one...

Today is Russian Conductor & Violinist Vladimir Spivakov’s 75th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Russian conductor and violinist Vladimir Spivakov’s 75th birthday. A student of Yuri Yankelevich, Maestro Spivakov is a former prize winner at the Paganini, Montreal...

Today is VC Young Artist Simone Porter’s 23rd Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is American violinist, VC Young Artist Simone Porter’s 23rd birthday! A student of Robert Lipsett at the Colburn School, Simone is a recent recipient of a...

Today is Violinist & Pedagogue Miriam Fried’s Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Romanian-born Israeli violinist and pedagogue Miriam Fried's 73rd birthday! A protege of Josef Gingold and Ivan Galamian, Ms Fried is a former 1st prize...

VC INTERVIEW | Anna Agafia Egholm – 2019 Tibor Varga Competition 1st Prize Winner

The Violin Channel recently caught up 2019 Tibor Varga International Violin Competition 1st prize winner, 22-year-old Anna Agafia Egholm from Denmark. A graduate of the Haute Ecole...

Today is Violinist VC Artist Paul Huang’s 29th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Taiwanese-American violinist, VC Artist Paul Huang’s 29th birthday! A graduate of The Juilliard School, Paul is a former 1st prize winner at the Sion Valais...

Hungarian Violin Virtuoso Joseph Szigeti Was Born On This Day in 1892 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian violin virtuoso Joseph Szigeti was born on this day in 1892. A strong advocate of new music, he was the dedicatee of a number...

Today is French Violinist Patrice Fontanarosa’s 77th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is French violin virtuoso Patrice Fontanarosa’s 77th birthday! A former prize winner at the Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud International Violin Competition, he served as Concertmaster of the Orchestre...

Today is German-American Violinist David Garrett’s 39th Birthday [ON-THIS DAY]

Today is German-American violinist David Garrett’s 39th birthday! A protégé of Ida Haendel and Itzhak Perlman, David, at the age of 13, became the youngest artist in history to...

Hungarian Violinist & Conductor Tibor Varga Died On This Day in 2003 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian violinist and conductor Tibor Varga died on this day in 2003 – aged 82. A student of Carl Flesch and Jeno Hubay, Maestro Varga is remembered as one of...

Italian Baroque Composer & Violinist Pietro Locatelli Was Born On This Day in 1695 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian Baroque composer and violinist Pietro Locatelli was born on this day in 1695. A student of Arcangelo Corelli, Locatelli's sizeable contribution to the violin repertoire includes...

Czech Conductor & Violinist Václav Neumann Died On This Day in 1995 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Czech conductor and violinist Václav Neumann died on this day in 1995. He held principal conducting positions with the Komische Oper Berlin, Leipzig Gewandhausorchester and...

French Violinist Jacques Thibaud Died On This Day in 1953 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French violinist and pedagogue Jacques Thibaud died on this day in 1953, in a plane crash – aged 73. The dedicatee of Ysaye’s 2nd Solo Sonata, his famed...

Today is Violin Virtuoso Vadim Repin’s 48th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Belgian-Russian violin virtuoso Vadim Repin’s 48th birthday! A protégé of Zakhar Bron, he is a former 1st prize winner at the Wienaiwski and Queen Elisabeth International Violin...

Today is Israeli-American Violin Virtuoso Itzhak Perlman’s 74th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Israeli-American violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman’s 74th birthday! A protégé of Ivan Galamian and Dorothy DeLay, Mr Perlman is widely regarded as one the greatest violinists of the...

Today is VC Artist Nikita Boriso-Glebsky’s 34th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is VC Artist Nikita Boriso-Glebsky’s 34th birthday! A graduate of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory and the Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth, Nikita is a former...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Meet the Violinist Snake Charmer … [WHAT]

Meet the violinist snake charmer ...   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2BFaqrNSmc

French Violinist & Pedagogue Jacques Mazas Died On This Day in 1849 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French violinist, composer and pedagogue Jacques Mazas died on this day in 1849. A student of Pierre Baillot, Mazas is remembered in history for his technique-building studies, etudes...

Today is Israeli-Born Violinist Ivry Gitlis’ 97th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Israeli violin virtuoso Ivry Gitlis’ 97th birthday! A student of Carl Flesch, George Enescu and Jacques Thibaud, Mr Gitlis is widely respsected as one of the pre-eminent violinists...

Today is VC Artist Yu-Chien Benny Tseng’s 25th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Taiwanese violin virtuoso, VC Artist Yu-Chien Benny Tseng's 25th birthday! A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Aaron Rosand...

American Violinist Maud Powell Was Born On This Day in 1868 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violin virtuoso Maud Powell was born on this day in 1868. A student of Henry Schradieck, Charles Dancla and Joseph Joachim, she is remembered as one of...

Violin Virtuoso Váša Příhoda Was Born On This Day in 1900 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Czech violin virtuoso Váša Příhoda was born on this day in 1900. A Paganini specialist, Mr Prihoda is remembered for his dazzling technique, finesse and beauty of tone. Critics have...

Today is Violin Virtuoso Maxim Vengerov’s 45th Birthday! [ON THIS DAY]

Today is Russian-born violinist, violist and conductor Maxim Vengerov’s 45th birthday! A protégé of Zakhar Bron, Maxim is a former 1st prize winner at the Karol Lipinski and Carl...

VC ARTIST | Francisco Fullana – Munetsugu & Brahms Violin Competition 1st Prizes

29-year-old Spanish violinist Francisco Fullana is building an international reputation as a rising young virtuoso of outstanding potential. A graduate of The Juilliard School and...

Today is Norwegian Violin Virtuoso Vilde Frang’s 33rd Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Norwegian violin virtuoso Vilde Frang’s 33rd birthday! A graduate of the Barratt Due Institute of Music, Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg and the...

Violinist George Enescu Was Born On This Day in 1881 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Romanian violinist, composer and conductor George Enescu was born on this day in 1881. Remembered as one of the most influential violin pedagogues of the 20th Century,...

Violinist & Composer Ole Bull Died On This Day in 1880 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Norwegian violinist and composer Ole Bull died on this day in 1880 – aged 70. Bull is remembered as one of the preeminent virtuosi of the 19th...

Today is British Violinist Daniel Hope’s 46th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is British violinist Daniel Hope’s 46th birthday! A student of Zakhar Bron, Daniel served for six seasons with The Beaux Arts Trio – and today performs and...

American Violinist Albert Spalding Was Born On This Day in 1888 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violin virtuoso Albert Spalding was born on this day in 1888. He served distinguished teaching positions at Boston University and Florida State University – and is remembered in history for having...

Violinist & Pedagogue Joseph Joachim Died On This Day in 1907 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Joseph Joachim died on this day in 1907.  He is remembered as one of the most significant violinists of the 19th Century. Joachim was the dedicatee of...

Violin Virtuoso Erick Friedman Was Born On This Day in 1939 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violinist Erick Friedman was born on this day in 1939. A student of Ivan Galamian, Nathan Milstein and Jascha Heifetz, he is remembered as one of the most gifted violinists...

VC ARTIST | Paul Huang – Avery Fisher & Lincoln Center Award Recipient

Taiwanese-American VC Artist Paul Huang is building an impressive international reputation for his eloquent music making​, distinctive sound and effortless virtuosity. ​A graduate of...

Today is American Violinist Alexander Kerr’s 49th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is American violinist Alexander Kerr’s 49th birthday! A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, Alexander currently serves as Concertmaster of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra –...

French Violinist Ginette Neveu Was Born On This Day in 1919 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French virtuoso violinist Ginette Neveu was born on this day in 1919 – 100 years ago. A student of Jules Boucherit, George Enescu and Carl Flesch, Ms Neveu achieved worldwide...

Violin Virtuoso Zino Francescatti Was Born On This Day in 1902 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French violin virtuoso René-Charles “Zino” Francescatti was born on this day in 1902. Dying in 1991, Maestro Francescatti is remembered as one of the pre-eminent violinists of...

German Violinist Adolf Busch Was Born On This Day in 1891 [ON-THIS-DAY]

German-born violinist and composer Adolf Busch was born on this day in 1891 – 128 years ago. A student of Willy Hess and Bram Eldering,...

Violinist Josef Suk Jr Was Born On This Day in 1929 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Czech violin virtuoso Josef Suk Jr was born on this day in 1929 – 90 years ago. Passing away in 2011, Maestro Suk is remembered...

Austrian Violinist Max Rostal Died On This Day in 1991 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Austrian-born violinist and pedagogue Max Rostal died on this day in 1991 – aged 86. A student of Carl Flesch, he is remembered as one of the...

VC YOUNG ARTIST | Yoojin Jang – Munetsugu Angel & Sendai Competition 1st Prizes

South Korean violinist Yoojin Jang is building an international reputation as one of the new generation's brightest young string virtuosi – praised for her...

MANIC MONDAY | VC Artist Ray Chen – The Equine Recital [WHAT]

VC Artist Ray Chen performing a private recital for his equine friends … “A serenade to the horses for all the bow hairs I’ve...

Today is VC Young Artist Johan Dalene’s 19th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Swedish violinist, VC Young Artist Johan Dalene’s 19th birthday. A student of Per Enoksson at the Royal College of Music, in Stockholm, Johan...

Today is Violinist & Conductor Richard Tognetti’s 54th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Australian violinist and conductor Richard Tognetti’s 54th birthday! For the past 29 years, Richard has served as the Artistic Director and Leader of the...

Poland’s Poznan Philharmonic Announces Midori As New Artist-in-Residence

The Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra, in Poznan, Poland has this week announced Japanese violinist, Midori as its new Artist-in-Residence for the 2019-2020 season. The 47-year-old violin...