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

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  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

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The first performance was given by Czech virtuoso Miloš Sádlo with the Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra and conductor Sir Charles Mackerras.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eU5KdY_04kU&showinfo=0&autohide=1 MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH |...

Violist Molly Carr Appointed to Bard College Conservatory of Music Faculty

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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]

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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

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  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]

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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]

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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]

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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]

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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

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  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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