Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Italian Luthier Carlo Bergonzi Was Born On This Day in 1683 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Italian luthier Carlo Bergonzi was born on this day in 1683. He is remembered as one of Antonio Stradivari's greatest pupils – later inheriting Stradivari's...

ON THIS DAY | Violinist Nathan Milstein Died in 1992

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Soviet-born American violin virtuoso Nathan Milstein died on this day in 1992, aged 88. For much of his career he concertized on the 1716 Goldman Stradivarius.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yv5HmKomT7Y&showinfo=0&autohide=1 NATHAN...

MEET THE PROS | Russian Violinist Alena Baeva - VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with Russian violinist and 2016 Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Competition jury member, Alena Baeva. We sat her down for a fun...

ON THIS DAY | Violinist Lord Yehudi Menuhin was Born in 1916

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Lord Yehudi Menuhin was born on this day in 1916. Together with Robert Masters, Menuhin founded the Yehudi Menuhin International Competition for Young Violinists in...

VC LIVE | VC Facebook Livestream - Violinist Nicola Benedetti & Cellist Leonard Elschenbroich [LIVE]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with violinist Nicola Benedetti and cellist Leonard Elschenbroich at the 92nd Street Y in New York City – for a fun Facebook live Q&A...

MEET THE PROS | VC Young Artist Blake Pouliot - VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with Canadian violinist, VC Young Artist Blake Pouliot. We sat him down for a fun game of VC 20...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Gilles Apap - VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with French classical, gypsy jazz and folk violinist, Gilles Apap.   We sat him down for a fun game of...

MEET THE PROS | VC Artist Francisco Fullana - VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with Spanish violin virtuoso, VC Artist Francisco Fullana.  We sat him down for a fun game of VC 20...

MEET THE PROS | VC Young Artist Timothy Ridout - VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with British violist, VC Young Artist Timothy Ridout. We sat him down for a fun game of VC 20...

VC VOX POP | "What is Your Preferred Tuning A-Pitch Frequency?" [Q&A]

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'What is your preferred tuning A-pitch frequency?" The Violin Channel recently caught up with 30+ of the world’s top string players to find out … Violin...

ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, Igor Oistrakh!

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The son of virtuoso David Oistrakh, he has served a distinguished teaching position on faculty at Brussel's Royal Conservatory since 1958.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MX8btewj_tE&showinfo=0&autohide=1 DAVID & IGOR OISTRAKH | BACH...

VC INSIGHT | Violinist Charles Castleman - 'What Are the Hardest Things to Teach?' [BLOG]

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In a VC-exclusive guest blog, respected American violinist and pedagogue, Mr Charles Castleman shares his thoughts on what he feels are the hardest things...

VC LIVE | TwoSet Violin - Violin Channel Takeover [LIVESTREAM]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up... wait, were recently taken over by ... Australian funsters Brett Yang and Eddy Chen from TwoSet Violin - for...

ON THIS DAY | Violinist Ida Haendel Was Born On This Day in 1928

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Polish-British-Canadian violinist Ida Haendel was born on this day in 1928. A recognized child prodigy she was awarded 7th prize in the 1935 Wieniawski International...

VC WEB BLOG | PartPlay - 'The Ultimate Chamber Music Practice Companion' [BLOG]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with violinists, and PartPlay founders Philip Aird and Steve Bingham to discuss their revolutionary new chamber music companion. In a VC-exclusive...

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