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VC INTERVIEW | President of Classic Strings Competition Konstantin Ishkhanov

  Following two inaugural editions of the festival, in Riga in 2018 and in Vienna in 2019, this third edition of the Classic Strings Competition...

VC LIVE | WorldVision Music Contest Final [5PM TODAY - YOU HELP DECIDE THE WINNER]

  We’re coming to you from the Konzerthaus Wien, in Vienna for the Final Round of the inaugural WorldVision Music Contest. Open to international musicians...

Finalists Announced at Inaugural 2022 WorldVision Online Music Contest

  The 2022 senior finalists are: Pianist Robert Bily (Czech Republic) Violinist Ruslan Talas (Kazakhstan) Pianist Maria Narodytska (Ukraine) Violinist Iskandar Widjaja (Indonesia) Special prizes were...

Applications Open for Piccoli Virtuosi Summer Camp and Boarding School

  In the heart of the Swiss Alps, in the Gstaad/Château d’Oex region, Piccoli Virtuosi was established for talented children aged 8 to 18 who...

VC INTERVIEW | Miguel Negri on Piccoli Virtuosi

  The Violin Channel recently caught up with Miguel Negri, artistic director of Piccoli Virtuosi.   Can you tell us about Piccoli Virtuosi. When was it founded...

Applications Open for the Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition

  The Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition (EOIVC), a flagship program of the Elevar Foundation, has opened submissions for the 2023 edition. Online applications will...

14th Banff International String Quartet Competition Announces Participants

  Representing 16 different countries, the competitors of the 14th Banff International String Quartet Competition (BISQC) will convene in Banff, Canada to compete in five...

Concerts Supporting Ukraine and Where You Can Find Them

  Tune into The Violin Channel daily, as this list will be updated with more concerts as they are announced. Additionally, performance start times are...

Brooklyn's Soapbox Gallery Hosts Ukraine Freedom! Concerts

  Being held from August 28-30, 2022, the Ukraine Freedom! celebration will take place at the Soapbox Gallery, in Brooklyn, NY. All proceeds of the event...

Violinist Leonidas Kavakos Awarded Gold Medal of the Greek Parliament

  Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos was presented with the Gold Medal of Greece's Hellenic Parliament at a special ceremony presented by the Greek President Constantine...

Prizewinners Announced at the Concours International de Musique de Chambre de Lyon

  The seventeenth edition of Lyon's international chamber music competition, the Concours International de Musique de Chambre de Lyon, has recently come to an end. Each...

Newly Formed Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra to Tour U.S. and Europe

  In this new initiative, the Metropolitan Opera and the Polish National Opera will gather 75 leading Ukrainian musicians to form the Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra. Ukraine's...

Application Deadline Extended for the Fritz Kreisler International Violin Competition

  The Fritz Kreisler International Violin Competition will take place between September 17 and 25, 2022, in Vienna. The competition is open to any violinists born...

VC LIVE | Music Conservatories' "Unite For Ukraine" Benefit Concert [DONATE TODAY]

"Unite for Ukraine," the collaborative concert features young artists from the Cleveland Institute of Music, Colburn School, Curtis Institute of Music, Manhattan School of...

Violinist Stephen Shipps Receives Five Year Jail Sentence

  Today, Thursday, April 14, former violin pedagogue Stephen Shipps was sentenced in Detroit, Michigan by U.S. District Judge Denise Page Hood. According to sources present...



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