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VC INTERVIEW | Co-Artistic Directors Antje Weithass & Oliver Wille on the New Joseph Joachim Competition

  The Violin Channel recently sat down with Antje Weithass and Oliver Wille, newly-appointed Co-Artistic Directors of the 2021 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition in...

ON THIS DAY | Haydn's Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major Premiered in 1962

The first performance was given by Czech virtuoso Miloš Sádlo with the Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra and conductor Sir Charles Mackerras. MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH |...

Violist Molly Carr Appointed to Bard College Conservatory of Music Faculty

The Bard College Conservatory of Music, in Dutchess County, New York, has this week announced the appointment of violist Molly Carr to its teaching...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Takács Quartet – Bartok String Quartet, Grand Teton Festival [2019]

The University of Boulder-based Takács Quartet performing Bartok's String Quartet No. 1 in A Minor. Recorded live on the 31st of July, 2019 - at...

New York Times Music Critic Steps Down After 20 Years

  Following two thoughtful and provocative decades as chief music critic of the New York Times, Anthony "Tony" Tommasini has stepped down in order to...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | VC Young Artist Marc Bouchkov - Original New Work 'Fantasie' for Solo Violin [NEW]

Belgian violinist, VC Young Artist Marc Bouchkov performing his own original new work 'Fantasie' for Solo Violin. Inspired by the works of Belgian composer Eugène Ysaÿe and...

VC WEB BLOG | Noga Quartet – ‘The Melbourne Chamber Music Comp Gave Us Confidence’ [BLOG]

With the 2018 Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition currently entering its final stages in Melbourne, Australia, VC recently caught up with a number of former prize...

Georgia's Tsinandali Festival Appoints Conductor Gianandrea Noseda as New Music Director

The Tsinandali Festival, in Tsinandali, Georgia, has today announced the appointment of Italian conductor Gianandrea Noseda as its new Music Director - effective from September 2019. "We are...

Alisa Weilerstein Orpheus Chamber Orchestra VIP Carnegie Hall Ticket Pack Winners Announced!

And the winners are in! The following 3 lucky VC members will each be receiving a double Alisa Weilerstein Orpheus Chamber Orchestra VIP Carnegie Hall...

London Philharmonic Announces Appointment of New No. 4 Violist

The London Philharmonic, in London, has announced the appointment of Taiwanese-born violist Ting-Ru Lai as its new No. 4 violist. A graduate of the Guildhall...

Prizes Awarded at Norway’s Princess Astrid Violin Competition

22 year old Japanese-American violinist Mayumi Kanagawa was been awarded 1st prize at the 2016 18th Princess Astrid International Music Competition, in Trondheim, Norway....

Romanian Andrei Ioniță Awarded 1st at Tchaikovsky Cello Competition

21 year old Romanian cellist Andrei Ioniță, has just minutes ago been awarded 1st prize at the 2015 Tchaikovsky International Cello Competition, in Moscow. A student...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Ziyu He – 2014 Eurovision Competition, 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Incredible archival footage of the then 15 year old Ziyu He’s 1st prize winning performance in the Grand Final of the 2015 Eurovision Young...

VC WEB BLOG | Tasmin Little – ‘Menuhin Comp : More Like a Summer Course than a Competition’ [BLOG]

With the 2016 Menuhin Competition opening rounds set to commence this coming Friday, VC recently caught up with a number of former prize winners...

BREAKING | Finalists Announced at England's Aronowitz International Viola Competition

  Open to international violists 21 years of age and younger, the first prize winner will receive £5000, an album recording with Champs Hill Records,...



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