Sunday, November 28, 2021

Milstein and Du Pre's Legendary Manager Harold Shaw has Died - Aged 90

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Legendary American Artist Manager Harold Shaw has passed away from pancreatic cancer – aged 90. His New York-based talent agency Shaw Concerts, was among the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Sergey Khachatryan - Sibelius Violin Concerto, September 2013

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VC ‘Young Artist’ Sergey Khachatryan performing Sibelius Violin Concerto in D Minor – with conductor Tugan Sokhiev and the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on September...

Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja Named New St Paul Chamber Orch 'Artistic Partner'

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The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra has today announced Soviet-born violin virtuoso Patricia Kopatchinskaja as their new 'Artistic Partner'. Rather than appoint a traditional 'Music Director',...

$100,000 Reward Posted for Safe Return of Stolen $5 Million 'Lipinski' Strad

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A USD $100,000 reward has today been announced for information leading to the safe return of the 1715 'Lipinski' Stradivarius - stolen in a...

UK Brain Study Commissioned to Understand and Treat Chronic Earworms

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Scientists at Newcastle University, in England have began complex analysis of a 69 year old woman's brain activity in a hope to gain a...

Australia's (Definitely) Got Talent! Meet the Amazing Han Brothers

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12 year old violinist Oscar Han from Sydney, and his 10 year old brother, pianist Joshua Han have recently captured the hearts, and the votes,...

$5 Million 'Lipinski' Stradivarius Stolen in Violent Milwaukee Armed Robbery

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The 1715 'Lipinski' Stradivarius, on indefinite loan to Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Frank Almond, has been stolen during a violent armed robbery, on Monday...

SAD NEWS | Juilliard Former Dean Stephen Clapp Has Passed Away – Aged 74

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Violinist and former The Juilliard School Dean Stephen Clapp has passed away from cancer – aged 74. A student of Dorothy DeLay, Ivan Galamian and Andor...

Minnesota Orchestra - Rebuilding After Lockout, Celebrates With Grammy Win

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After resolving its bitter lockout just two weeks ago, the Minnesota Orchestra finally has reason to smile - yesterday awarded a Grammy Award for...

VC 'Young Artists' Itamar Zorman and Benjamin Beilman Awarded UK Borletti-Buitoni Trust Prizes

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VC 'Young Artists', violinists Itamar Zorman and Benjamin Beilman have been announced among the recipients of the prestigious 2014 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Awards and Fellowships. 28...

INTERNATIONAL ALERT | 100+ String Instruments Valued at $200,000+ Stolen From Bremen, Germany

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An international alert has been issued for more than 100 string instruments stolen from a private dealer's home in Gröpelingen, Bremen-Oslebshausen, Germany on Friday...

French Ysaye String Quartet Set to Split After More Than 30 Years

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The French-based Ysaye String Quartet has announced they are set to disband after more than 30 years. Originally formed in 1984 by students at the...

2 Arrested in The Hague Following Theft of $200,000 Landolfi Violin

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2 men have today been arrested in The Hague after attempting to sell a USD $200,000 1731 Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi violin - allegedly stolen last...

Remembering the Legendary Ivan Galamian – 111 Years Old Today

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Iranian-born Armenian violinist Ivan Galamian was born on this day in 1903 – 111 years ago. A student of French pedagogue Lucien Capet, Mr Galamian is remembered...

Vanessa-Mae Confirmed to Compete in Giant Slalom at Next Month's Olympics

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The International Ski Federation has this week confirmed British-Thai violinist Vanessa-Mae has met the qualifying criteria and will be competing for her father's native...

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