Royal Philharmonic Society Expands Female Conducting Program

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First established in 2014 by conductor Alice Farnham, the Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) Women Conductors program has since provided educational and performance opportunities to...

British Violinist and Music Professor Malcolm Layfield Charged With Rape

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Former Royal Northern College of Music Head of Strings, 62 year old Malcolm Layfield has today been charged with one count of rape – relating...

Conductor Kirill Karabits Appointed New German Weimar Opera Music Director

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The Deutsches Nationaltheater and Staatskapelle Weimar, in Germany has today announced the appointment of Ukrainian conductor Kirill Karabits as the new General Music Director...

Sphinx Organization Announces $250,000 Black & Latino Grant Recipients

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The Sphinx Organization, a US non-profit organization dedicated to the development of young American Black and Latino classical musicians, has today announced the 13 recipients...

Candidates Announced for Augsburg's 2019 Leopold Mozart Violin Competition

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The 26 opening round candidates have been announced for the 2019 Leopold Mozart International Violin Competition – to be held in Augsburg, Germany from...

VC INTERVIEW | Event Organizer Domenico Mason Discusses "Il Piccolo Violino Magico" Competition

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The Violin Channel recently sat down with Domenico Mason, Head of Organization of the “Il Piccolo Violino Magico” International Competition for Young Violinists.   Tell us...

Winner Announced at 2021 Getting to Carnegie Competition

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A student of Boris Kuschnir at the Vienna and Graz University of Music, María is a former first and grand prix winner at the Leonid Kogan, Georg Philipp Telemann, and...

Pianist Lars Vogt Announced as Paris Chamber Orchestra’s New Music Director

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The Paris Chamber Orchestra has this week announced the appointment of German pianist and conductor Lars Vogt as its new Music Director - effective...

ON THIS DAY | Violinist Josef Gingold was Born in 1909

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  Born in 1909 in Brest-Litovsk, Poland to a family of six children, Gingold learned to play the violin at an early age. He was concertmaster...

Stage 3 Semi-Finalists Announced at America’s Cooper International Violin Competition

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The 6 Stage 3 Semi-Finalists have today been announced at the 2017 Thomas & Evon Cooper International Violin Competition, at Oberlin College, in Ohio,...

Violinist Gil Shaham Awarded Long-Term Use of 1719 Stradivarius Violin

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It has been announced today that violinist Gil Shaham has been granted the long-term use of a 1719 Stradivarius violin – on generous loan...

VC LIVE | 2020 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, New York [LIVESTREAM]

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  2020 YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS INTERNATIONAL AUDITIONS FINAL ROUND LIVE FROM MERKIN CONCERT HALL – IN NEW YORK CITY   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWtIOWDOObw   SUNDAY 8TH NOVEMBER 2020 10.05am      Pianist...

"A Sweet Silence in Cremona" Opera to Premiere This Weekend

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  "A Sweet Silence in Cremona" is an internationally co-produced opera from the Center for Contemporary Opera of New York and the Teatro Amilcare Ponchielli...

Ulm Theater Appoints New Music Director

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Bender currently serves as the permanent guest conductor of the Leipzig Opera and has conducted the masterworks including those of Wagner, Mozart, Verdi, Puccini,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Victor Pikayzen - Kabalevsky Violin Concerto [1972]

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Never-before-uploaded 1972 audio recording of Russian violinist Victor Pikayzen performing Kabalevsky Violin Concerto in C Major – with conductor Fuat Mansurov and the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXneqaUKJfc VICTOR PIKAYZEN | KABALEVSKY...

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