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MANIC MONDAY | Violinist Malin Broman Becomes Her Own Ensemble

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  Broman, concertmaster of the Swedish Radio Symphony, came to Britta Byström with the idea of a piece in which she could “play with herself.”...

London's Askonas Holt Agency Signs Conductor Joel Sandelson

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  Sandelson, who has recently completed two years as Assistant Conductor to Thomas Dausgaard at the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, is also the Leverhulme Conducting...

ON THIS DAY | Brahms’ Double Concerto Premiered in 1887

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  Johannes Brahms’ Double Concerto in A Minor Op. 102 for violin, cello, and orchestra premiered on this day in 1887. The first performance was given...

ON THIS DAY | Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1 Premiered in 1923

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  1917 was Prokofiev's most productive year compositionally, and his first Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major was one of his most recognized works...

BREAKING | Semi-Finalists Announced at Italy's 2021 Paganini Competition

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  The 15 Semi-Finalists have today been announced at the 2021 International Violin Competition 'Premio Paganini', in Genoa, Italy. Open to violinists of any nationality between...

VC LIVE | "Asian American Voices: American Stories & Music" [WATCH]

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  We're coming to you from the Bard College-Conservatory of Music, in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York for a special online concert featuring a selection of important...

VC INTERVIEW | Conductor Jindong Cai on the US-China Music Institute’s China Now Music Festival

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  Tune into The Violin Channel on Tuesday, October 19 at 7:00 PM, to watch the 2021 China Now Music Festival's gala concert, entitled “Asian...

Candidates Announced for Italy's 2021 "Premio Paganini" Competition

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  The 2021 International Violin Competition Premio Paganini has announced its 24 opening-round candidates. Open to violinists of any nationality between the ages of 15 and...

Applications Open for Stauffer Center for Strings Masterclasses

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  Stauffer Center for Strings has opened applications for their exclusive masterclass program, for which Stauffer has gathered some of the most appreciated and influential...

VC LIVE | Trala App Official NYC Partnership Launch with Violinist Joshua Bell [WATCH NOW]

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  We’re coming to you direct from The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, in New York City, for the Trala App Official Partnership celebration with...

Princeton Symphony Orchestra Announces New Assistant Conductor

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  Currently, Bean serves as Music Director/Conductor of the Young People’s Philharmonic of the Lehigh Valley, Conductor of the Philadelphia Young Musicians Orchestra, and Assistant...

VC Rising Star Christian Li Named Melbourne Symphony Orchestra's Young Artist in Association

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  Melbourne is Li's hometown, having made his debut with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) in 2019. "I felt very excited when I heard the news,"...

Violinist Yevgeny Kutik to Premiere Joseph Schwantner's Violin Concerto

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  A new violin concerto by the American composer Joseph Schwantner will receive its premiere this week. Both performances will be led by Leonard Slatkin,...

Concert Artists Guild Launches New Conductors Program

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  The Concert Artists Guild (CAG) recently launched their brand-new Young Conductors Program, in collaboration with the UK-based Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT). The program will...

UK’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama to Host Conference

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  Taking place at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama on December 16, 2021, the “Strengthening Music In Society” conference will be chaired and...

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