Remembering Erika Morini and Her Stolen 1727 "Davidoff" Stradivarius

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Austrian-born violinist Erika Morini died on this day in 1995 - aged 91. A protege of Otakar Ševčík, Ms Morini is remembered as one of the...

VC VOX POP | “Who is the Most Underrated Classical Musician of All Time?” [Q&A]

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“Who is the most underrated classical musician of all time?” The Violin Channel recently caught up with 20+ of the world’s top string players to...

ON THIS DAY | Conductor Herbert von Karajan Was Born in 1908

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Austrian conductor Herbert von Karajan was born on this day in 1908. He served as Principal Conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic for more than 35...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Judith Ingolfsson – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with Icelandic violinist and former Indianapolis International Violin Competition 1st prize winner, Judith Ingolfsson. We sat her down for a...

Polish Violinist Josef Hassid Died On This Day in 1950 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Polish violinist Josef Hassid died on this day in 1950 – aged just 26. Battling schizophrenia for much of his adult life, Mr Hassid...

Today is Canadian Violinist Corey Cerovsek’s 45th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is Canadian violinist Corey Cerovsek’s 45th birthday! A recognised child prodigy, he made his professional debut aged just 9 - and graduated from Indiana...

Belgian Violinist Arthur Grumiaux Was Born On This Day on 1921 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Belgian violinist Arthur Grumiaux was born on this day in 1921. Dying in 1986, aged just 65, he is remembered as one of the finest violin...

VC LIVE | VC Facebook Livestream – Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers & Pianist Akira Eguchi [LIVE]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with violinist Anne Akiko Meyers and pianist Akira Eguchi at the 92nd Street Y in New York City – for a fun Facebook live Q&A...

Today is American Composer John Williams' 88th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is American composer, conductor and pianist John Williams’ 88th birthday. The recipient of 3 Emmy Awards, 5 Academy Awards and 21 Grammy Awards, he...

VC LIVE | VC Facebook Livestream – Cellist Alisa Weilerstein [LIVE]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with cellist Alisa Weilerstein at the 92nd Street Y in New York City – for a fun Facebook live Q&A session with her fans.

ON THIS DAY | Legendary British Cellist Jacqueline du Pre Died On This Day in 1987

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Legendary British cellist Jacqueline du Pre died on this day in 1987 from Multiple Sclerosis – aged 42. Despite being forced to retire from the...

VC WEB BLOG | Kim Kashkashian - 'Maintaining Structure and Purpose in Your Day During COVID'

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with New England Conservatory Viola Professor, Ms Kim Kashkashian. In a VC-exclusive guest blog, Kim shares her thoughts on...

VC WEB BLOG | Violin Pedagogue Mrs Almita Vamos - 'Qualities of an Effective Instrumental Teacher' [INSIGHT]

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In a VC-exclusive guest blog, respected Chicago-based violin pedagogue Mrs Almita Vamos shares her thoughts on the technical and interpersonal qualities required to become...

ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, Itzhak Perlman!

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A protégé of Ivan Galamian and Dorothy DeLay, Mr Perlman is widely regarded as one the greatest violinists of the 20th and 21st centuries. He currently performs on...

Russian Violinist & Pedagogue Efrem Zimbalist Born On This Day in 1890 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Russian-born violin virtuoso, pedagogue and composer Efrem Zimbalist was born on this day in 1890. A student of Leopold Auer, he is remembered as one of the...

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