Today is VC Young Artist Zeyu Victor Li's 22nd Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is Chinese VC Young Artist Zeyu Victor Li's 22nd birthday! A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Aaron Rosand and Ida Kavafian,...

Today is Korean VC Young Artist SooBeen Lee's 19th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is Korean violin virtuoso VC Young Artist SooBeen Lee’s 19th birthday. Praised for her eloquent music making, maturity and effortless virtuosity, SooBeen is a former...

ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, Violinist Sarah Chang!

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  As a soloist, Korean-American violin virtuoso Sarah Chang performs with esteemed orchestras and conductors in an international career that has spanned more than two decades. An...

Austrian-Born Violin Virtuoso Erika Morini Was Born On This Day in 1904 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Austrian-born violin virtuoso Erika Morini was born on this day in 1904. Tragically her 1727 ‘Davidoff’ Stradivarius and a number of precious paintings, letters and...

ON THIS DAY | Violinist Guila Bustabo Died in 2002

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A student of Leon Sametini and Louis Persinger, the celebrated American violinist is remembered as one of the finest concert violinists of the 20th...

Today is Violinist Andrés Cárdenes' 62nd Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is Cuban-born violinist Andrés Cárdenes' 62nd birthday! Mr Cárdenes served as Concertmaster of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for more than 20 years – and...

Violinist & Composer George Enescu Died On This Day in 1955 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Romanian violinist, composer and conductor George Enescu died on this day in 1955 – aged 73. Remembered as one of the most influential violin pedagogues...

ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, Christian Tetzlaff!

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Today is German violin virtuoso Christian Tetzlaff's 55th birthday. He currently holds a teaching position on faculty at the Kronberg Academy, in Germany. His famed...

Today is American Conductor Marin Alsop's Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is American conductor Marin Alsop’s birthday. Maestra Alsop holds the honour of being the first woman in history to be appointed the Music Director...

ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, Yo-Yo Ma!

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He is widely regarded as one of the pre-eminent virtuosi string soloists of all time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iN184Ytzmpc&showinfo=0&autohide=1 YO-YO MA | TCHAIKOVSKY | VARIATION ON A 'ROCOCO'  THEME...

Today is Russian-Born Violinist Dora Schwarzberg's Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is Russian-born violinist and pedagogue Dora Schwarzberg's birthday! A student of legendary Russian pedagogue Yuri Yankelevich, Ms. Schwarzberg currently serves a teaching position on...

Today is German-American Violinist David Garrett's 36th Birthday [ON-THIS DAY]

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Today is German-American violinist David Garrett's 36th birthday. A protege of Ida Haendel and Itzhak Perlman, David at the age of 13 became the youngest...

ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, Violinist Dong-Suk Kang!

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A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with legendary pedagogue Ivan Galamian, Mr Kang is a former major prize winner...

ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, Legendary Violinist Salvatore Accardo!

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A former 1st prize winner at the Geneva and Paganini International Violin Competitions,  Maestro Accardo is credited as the first person in history to...

ON THIS DAY | Violin Virtuoso Michael Rabin Was Born in 1936

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A celebrated child prodigy, he is remembered as one of the eminent violinists of the 20th Century – praised by legendary pedagogue Ivan Galamian, as...

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