The archive houses an exciting collection of videos of the orchestra’s engagements with notable conductors including Alan Gilbert, Gustavo Dudamel, Iván Fischer, Daniel Harding, Jaap
15 year old VC 'Rising Stars', violinist Lara Boschkor from Germany and cellist Zlatomir Fung from the United States, have been awarded 1st Prizes in the Violin & Cello Divisions at the 2015 Johansen International Competition for Young String Players, in Washington, USA. 2nd and 3rd prizes in the Violin Division were awarded to 14 year old Alice Lee from Canada and 15 year old Maya Buchanan from the United States. 2nd and 3rd prizes in the Cello Division were awarded to 17 year old Ila Shon and 14 year old Ester Yu from the United States. “We were surprised by the level of talent, especially since the ages range from 13 to 17 … I’m very encouraged for the future of music if these are the talents we have,” Judge and former New York Philharmonic Concertmaster, Glenn Dicterow has said.