Friday, September 30, 2016

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artists Dover Quartet – 2013 Banff Comp, 1st Prize [VIDEO]

1st prize winning performance of VC Artists Dover Quartet - in the Final of the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition, in Canada. VC recently caught up with the Philadelphia-based ensemble – for...

SAD NEWS | Philadelphia Orchestra Veteran Bassist Emilio Gravagno Has Died

American double bassist Emilio “Lee” Gravagno has passed away, aged 82 - following a lengthy battle with lymphoma. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music where he studied...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | The William Tell Beer Bottle Train [ONLY IN JAPAN]

Only in Japan ...   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AI1I8dF88Vs&showinfo=0&autohide=1 ROSSINI | WILLIAM TELL OVERTURE | JAPANESE BOTTLE TRAIN  
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VC WEB BLOGS

VC WEB BLOG | Suzanne D’Addario Brouder: ‘The Power of Music-Making’ [BLOG]

LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK ― The Violin Channel recently caught up with Ms Suzanne D'Addario Brouder, Director of the D'Addario Foundation - a unique grant-making organisation providing monetary and product support to...
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VC WEB BLOG | Composer, Robert Sirota – New ‘American Pilgrimage’ String Quartet [BLOG]

NEW YORK, NEW YORK ― The Violin Channel recently caught up with American composer, Robert Sirota. In a VC-exclusive blog, Robert discusses the creation of his string quartet - which will be...
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VC WEB BLOG | Violinist, Eric Silberger – ‘Selecting a New Bow’ [VIDEO BLOG]

NEWTON UPPER FALLS, MASSACHUSETTS ― Presented by Carriage House Violins and the second installment of a new video project “The Bow Series”, American violinist Eric Silberger steps us through the process...
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VC WEB BLOG | D’Addario’s Fan-Chia Tao: ‘How to Choose the Right Strings’ [BLOG]

LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK ― The Violin Channel recently caught up with D'Addario Orchestral Strings' respected Research & Development Director, Mr Fan-Chia Tao. In a VC-exclusive blog, Fan talks us through the process for finding your...
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VC WEB BLOG | VC Young Artist Timothy Ridout – “Verbier: Unforgettable Experience” [BLOG]

VERBIER, SWITZERLAND – With the world renowned Verbier Festival coming to a dramatic climax this weekend in the Swiss Alps, The Violin Channel recently caught up with a number of...
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VC WEB BLOG | VC Artist Kian Soltani – “Verbier: A Really Special Time” [BLOG]

VERBIER, SWITZERLAND – With the world renowned Verbier Festival currently in full swing in the Swiss Alps, The Violin Channel recently caught up with a number of former participants to get a better...
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VC ARTISTS

VC YOUNG ARTIST | In Mo Yang, 21 – Paganini Competition 1st Prize Winner

21 year old Korean violin virtuoso In Mo Yang is quickly building an international reputation as one of the new generation's most outstanding young string...

VC ARTISTS | The Notos Piano Quartet – “Virtuosity … Passion … Sensitivity … Maturity”

The Notos Piano Quartet has firmly established itself as one of the most celebrated, young, chamber ensembles to emerge internationally in recent years - praised for its 'virtuosic brilliance', 'passion',...
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VC INTERVIEWS

VC INTERVIEW | Meet the ‘The King of Waltz’ – Violinist and Entrepreneur André Rieu

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Dutch violinist and Johann Strauss Orchestra founder, André Rieu, in Maastricht, Holland - as he was busily making final preparations for the broadcast of...

VC INTERVIEW | Professor Bernard Lanskey, Artistic Committee Member – Singapore International Violin Competition

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Professor Bernard Lanskey, Director of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, in Singapore and Artistic Committee member of the upcoming 2015...

VC INTERVIEW | Violin Virtuoso Joshua Bell – “I see myself as being an eternal student”

The Violin Channel recently caught up with American violin virtuoso Joshua Bell, at his home in Manhattan – where we discussed his upcoming HBO television 'Masterclass' documentary, the release...
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VC HIDDEN GEMS | Legendary Violinist Mischa Elman – ‘The Mellifluous Tone’

This week The Violin Channel explores the recordings of Russian-born American violin virtuoso Mischa Elman. A celebrated child prodigy of famed pedagogue Leopold Auer, Maestro Elman is remembered for...
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VC ARTIST OF THE WEEK

VC YOUNG ARTIST | In Mo Yang, 21 – Paganini Competition 1st Prize Winner

21 year old Korean violin virtuoso In Mo Yang is quickly building an international reputation as one of the new generation's most outstanding young string...

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