Wednesday, December 8, 2021

VC DESERT ISLAND DOWNLOADS | Violinist Shlomo Mintz - '5 Recordings I Can't Live Without'

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VC recently caught up with Israeli violinist and conductor, Shlomo Mintz – for a fun game of VC Desert Island Downloads. We sat him down...

VC WEB BLOG | Violinist Nikolaj Znaider – ‘Top Tips for Leading a Concerto Without a Conductor’ [BLOG]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with acclaimed Danish-Israeli violin soloist Nikolaj Znaider. In a VC-exclusive guest blog, Nikolaj, who's recently released Mozart's 4th and 5th Violin...

MEET THE PROS | Violist Tabea Zimmermann – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

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The Violin Channel this week caught up with respected Viola Professor, Tabea Zimmermann – at the New World Symphony’s ‘Viola Visions‘ Festival, in Miami Beach. We...

VC WEB BLOG | Anne Rodda - 'Hosting a Fair International Violin Comp' [BLOG]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with Michael Hill International Violin Competition Executive Director, Ms Anne Rodda. In a VC-exclusive blog, Anne talks us through the essential elements...

Violinist Nelli Shkolnikova Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Russian-Jewish violinist Nelli Shkolnikova was born on this day in 1928 – 88 years ago. A student of Lillia Kossodo and Yuri Yankelevich, Ms Shkolnikova...

ON THIS DAY | American Composer John Cage Was Born in 1912

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American composer, music theorist, writer and artist John Cage was born on this day in 1912. A pioneer of indeterminacy in music, electroacoustic music and non-standard use...

VC WEB BLOG | Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg - 'Life After the New Century Chamber Orch’ [BLOG]

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VC recently caught up with American violin virtuoso, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg following her surprise announcement last week that she is set to step down as Music...

American-Born Greek Soprano Maria Callas Born On This Day in 1923 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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American-born Greek soprano Maria Callas was born on this day in 1923 – 95 years ago. Dying in 1977, aged just 53, she is remembered...

ON THIS DAY | Violinist Louis Kaufman Was Born in 1905

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American violin virtuoso Louis Kaufman was born on this day in 1905. He also premiered a number of important pieces including works by Aaron Copland,...

VC INTERVIEW | Denise Ringler Discusses This Year's Appalachian Summer Festival

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The Violin Channel recently talked with Denise Ringler, Director of Arts Engagement for the Office of Arts & Cultural Programs and Festival Director of...

Pianist, Composer & Conductor André Previn Was Born On This Day in 1929 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Celebrated German-American pianist, composer, arranger and conductor Sir André Previn was born on this day in 1929. Throughout his eclectic seven decade career, he served...

VC INTERVIEW | Cellist Haruma Sato - 2019 ARD International Cello Competition 1st Prize Winner

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with 2019 ARD International Cello Competition 1st Prize Winner, 21-year-old Japanese cellist, Haruma Sato. A current student of Jens Peter...

ARTS ENGINES | Aaron Dworkin — Carnegie Hall President & CEO Clive Gillinson

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Produced in partnership with the Detroit Public Television, Ovation TV, American Public Media, and The Violin Channel, each episode highlights the perspectives of the thought...

ON THIS DAY | British Violinist & Conductor Iona Brown Was Born in 1941

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British violinist and conductor Iona Brown was born on this day in 1941. Ms. Brown was the former Music Director of the Academy of St...

Norwegian Composer & Pianist Edvard Grieg Died On This Day in 1907 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Norwegian composer and pianist Edvard Grieg died on this day in 1907 – aged 64. Heavily influenced by his native folk music, Grieg's signature works include his Piano...

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