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Enter to win 1 of 5 signed copies of VC Young Artist Stephen Waarts' debut album: 'Bartok & Schumann' - courtesy of Rubicon Classics


To help celebrate the international release of VC Young Artist Stephen Waarts’ debut album: Bartok & Schumann, The Violin Channel is this week giving away 5 fresh-off-the-press personally-autographed CD copies – courtesy of Rubicon Classics.

Recorded with acclaimed pianist Gabriele Carcano, the disc features Bártok’s Violin Sonata No. 1 and Hungarian Folktunes - coupled with Schumann’s Violin Sonata No. 1 and Three Romances.



"I knew for my debut album, I really wanted something by Bártok ... he's one of my absolute favorite composers and someone I've always felt is sometimes slightly under appreciated ..." the 21-year-old Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition prize winner has told The Violin Channel.

"I then felt it would be really interesting and perhaps slightly unexpected to couple Bártok with a composer such as Schumann - from a completely different time period and mood ... and Gabriele and I really enjoyed discovering the interesting and somewhat unexpected parallels between two on-the-surface rather un-parallel sets of works," he has said.

"It's our hope that the listeners will too enjoy the discovery."

Entries close: 10th January 2018.









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