VC INTERVIEW | Co-Founder Susan Barbash on the Uniquely Special Origins of the Barbash Bach Competition

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  The Violin Channel recently discussed the uniqueness of the upcoming Lillian and Maurice Barbash J.S. Bach Competition with its co-founder Susan Barbash. The Final Round...

ON THIS DAY | English Composer Benjamin Britten Was Born in 1913

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  Praised for his English operas, which were regarded as some of the finest since those of Henry Purcell in the 17th century, Britten was...

ON THIS DAY | Violinist Henri Temianka Was Born in 1906

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Virtuoso violinist, conductor, educator, and author Henri Temianka was born on this day, 115 years ago. Born in Greenock, Scotland, he began studying violin in...

ON THIS DAY | Violinist & Pedagogue Jakob Dont Died in 1888

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  Austrian violinist and pedagogue Jakob Dont passed away in Vienna in 1888 at age 73. A student of Josef Böhm and Georg Hellmesberger, he became a...

VC INTERVIEW | Mark Clodfelter on Delaware University's Graduate String Quartet Assistantship Program

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  The Violin Channel recently discussed the new program with Mark Clodfelter, Interim Director of the School of Music at The University of Delaware.   The University...

ON THIS DAY | Violinist Leonid Kogan was Born in 1924

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  At the age of 16, Kogan made his concerto debut with the Moscow Philharmonic in Moscow under Karl Eliasberg, playing the Brahms Violin Concerto....

ON THIS DAY | American Composer Aaron Copland was Born in 1900

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Copland was born in Brooklyn, New York, and first learned to play the piano from his older sister. He eventually went on to study...

VC INTERVIEW | Conductor Andras Keller on "The Day of Listening" [WATCH NOW]

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The Violin Channel recently sat down with conductor Andras Keller, Director of the annual new music event, and Conductor of the 114 year old...

ON THIS DAY | Violinist & Pedagogue Felix Galimir Died in 1999

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  Austrian-born American violinist and pedagogue, Felix Galimir died in Manhattan, New York at age 89. Among the most beloved and respected violinists of the twentieth...

ON THIS DAY | Elgar Violin Concerto Premiered in 1910

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  Edward Elgar's Violin Concerto in B Minor Op. 61 premiered on this day in 1910, marking one of the pinnacles of his career. The first...

VC INTERVIEW | Tanya Bannister on the Evolving Vision of the Concert Artists Guild

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  The Violin Channel recently sat down, in New York City, with Concert Artists Guild President Tanya Bannister to get a better understanding of the...

VC INTERVIEW | Glenn Gould School Associate Dean Barry Shiffman on 'Why Bigger Doesn't Mean Better'

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  The Violin Channel this week sat down with Associate Dean & Director of Chamber Music at the Glenn Gould School of Music, Mr Barry...

ON THIS DAY | Barber's "Adagio For Strings" Premiered in 1938

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  The piece was also featured in many TV shows and movies, including Oliver Stone's Oscar-winning film "Platoon." The work is based on an ascending three-note...

ON THIS DAY | American Composer Elliott Carter Died, Aged 103

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  The American composer passed away on November 5, 2012. Born in New York City, Carter was heavily influenced by friend and composer Charles Ives, who...

VC INTERVIEW | Violinist Pauline Kim Harris Discusses Her Intriguing Chaconne Project

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  Following her 2019 album "Heroine," in the series, Pauline recently released the second album of her Chaconne Project trilogy, entitled "Wild at Heart" —...

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