ON THIS DAY | Composer Édouard Lalo Died in 1892

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French composer Édouard Lalo died on this day in 1892. Lalo's signature works include his Symphony in G Minor, Cello Concerto in D Minor, and his...

Violin Virtuoso Jascha Heifetz Died On This Day in 1987 – Aged 86 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Luminary Russian-American violin virtuoso Jascha Heifetz died on this day in 1987 – aged 86. A protege of Leopold Auer, he is remembered as arguably...

ON THIS DAY | Maurice Ravel's 'Tzigane' Premiered in 1924

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French composer Maurice Ravel’s showpiece Tzigane premiered on this day in 1924. The name is derived from the European term for 'gypsy'. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMbEJR3ny1o VC ARTIST JOSEF SPACEK |...

VC VOX POP | "What Essentials Do You Keep in Your Instrument Case?" [Q&A]

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“What essentials do you keep in your instrument case?" The Violin Channel recently caught up with 30+ of the world’s top string players to find out...

ASK THE PROS | Cello Pedagogue Hans Jørgen Jensen - 'When Are Students Ready for Competitions?' [ADVICE]

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The Violin Channel member Hasan Ninov from the United States was keen to know: "How do you know when students are ready for competitions,...

Philip Glass' Violin Concerto No. 1 Premiered On This Day in 1987 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Philip Glass' Violin Concerto No. 1 premiered on this day in 1987 - in New York City. The first performance was given by American soloist Paul...

VC VOX POP | “Do You Have Perfect Pitch? Were You Born With It?” [Q&A]

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“Do you have perfect pitch, and if so, were you born with it ... or did you develop it?” The Violin Channel recently caught up...

ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, VC Young Artist Veriko Tchumburidze!

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Today is VC Young Artist Veriko Tchumburidze's 24th birthday. A student of Professor Ana Chumachenko at the Munich Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Veriko is a former first...

VC WEB BLOG | Violinist Andres Cardenes - "Preparing for the Premiere of a New Work" [BLOG]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with Cuban-born violinist Andres Cardenes - who last month premiered a new violin concerto written for him by Venezuelan-born composer...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist & Fashion Model, Filip Pogady - VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with Slovakian-born violin virtuoso and fashion model Filip Pogády. We sat him down for a fun game of VC 20 Questions...

VC WEB BLOG | Violinist Federico Agostini - 'Why Is Slow Practice So Important?' [BLOG]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with Eastman School of Music faculty member, Violin Professor Federico Agostini. In a VC-exclusive guest blog, the Italian-born violinist...

ASK THE PROS | Violist James Dunham - "What Does Chamber Music Really Do For a Student’s Playing?" [ADVICE]

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The Violin Channel member Sabrina Young from the United States was keen to know: "How important really is chamber music? What does it really do...

Russian-Born Violinist Mischa Elman Died On This Day in 1967 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Legendary Russian-born American violinist Mischa Elman died on this day in 1967 – aged 76. Mr Elman is remembered as one of the finest violinists...

VC LIVE | Facebook Livestream – Time for Three (Feat. Joshua Bell) [LIVE]

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The Violin Channel recently caught the genre-crossing string trio, Time for Three at Joe's Pub, in New York City - for a downtown early evening set. Performance includes...

ASK THE PROS | Violinist Kurt Sassmannshaus - "How to Effectively Use Scales to Improve Your Technique" [ADVICE]

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The Violin Channel member Michael Guarino from Italy was keen to know: "How should violinists effectively practice scales to improve their technique?" We threw Michael’s...

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