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Nicola Benedetti - Shostakovich Glazunov Album Sampler

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André Rieu in Maastricht 2016

Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 / Skride · Nelsons · Berliner Philharmoniker

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Violinist forced to withdraw from Proms appearance due to UK visa process

A violinist due to perform at the BBC Proms in London’s Royal Albert Hall has fallen victim to the prolonged UK visa application …


A Cello for Violinists

July 18, 2016, 7:59 AM · The “Violoncello da Spalla” refers to a violin family basso instrument held across the chest with a strap around the neck. …

Classical Music

The Week in Reviews, Op. 140: Nicola Benedetti, Joshua Bell, Ray Chen

July 19, 2016, 12:58 PM · In an effort to promote the coverage of live violin performance, Violinist.com each week presents links to reviews of …

Joshua Bell

Lincoln high-schooler aims to bring music, hope to others

When she was two years-old, Samantha Crawford would pluck at the strings of her father’s guitar, awed by the sounds that followed.<p>Four years later, …

Music therapy

At National Repertory Orchestra, Young Musicians Learn More Than The Classics

It’s a sunny morning in Breckenridge, and rehearsal is under way at the Riverwalk Center concert hall. The National Repertory Orchestra and its music …

Classical Music

ASK THE PROS | Violinist, Francesca dePasquale: 'Improving Your Ensemble Playing' [BLOG]

<b>The Violin Channel</b> member Annie Jones, from Canada was keen to know: ‘What are some tips in improving your ensemble playing?’<p>We threw Annie’s …

Body Language

Kelowna brothers team up for a summer of busking in the city

The busking season is in full swing, and for two Kelowna brothers, it’s a way to earn some spending money.<p>Robert and Joel Hrasko decided that this …


Máiréad Nesbitt Celtic Violinist

Hills of Ireland<p>Posted by Máiréad Nesbitt Celtic Violinist<p>11,705 Views<p>Josh Hurley with G James Martin and .<p>July 2 at 9:19am ·<p>It's been a pleasure …

Alexander Markov

Candidates Announced for George Enescu International Competition

The 54 violin and 53 cello candidates have today been announced for the 2016 <b>George Enescu International Music Competition</b> – <b></b>to be held in Bucharest, …

Never miss a violin shift again! (video)

By Nathan Cole: Simon Fischer's books have changed my violin life. Several years ago, thanks to a recommendation here on Violinist.com, I ordered a …

Classical Music

Violinist Nicola Benedetti who pipped Justin Bieber in the album charts team up with BSO

Nicola Benedetti, one of the most sought after violinists of her generation, has released a new album under the baton of Kirill Karabits and …

Justin Bieber

Symphony Orchestras Survive, Thrive In Smaller Communities

Their day jobs vary. They’re teachers, accountants, technology specialists. But there is a common thread among the scores of professional musicians …

Symphony orchestra

There's an extraordinary generation of female classical talent today

|<p>Sol Gabetta<p>Cello (2CDs), Sony<p><b>Rating:</b><p>Nicola Benedetti<p>Shostakovich/Glazunov<p>Violin Concertos, Decca<p><b>Rating:</b><p>There’s an extraordinary generation of young …

UK News

A colossal orchestra of 7,500 musicians just played Dvorak, and this is what it sounded like

On Saturday, 7,548 musicians assembled in a Frankfurt sports stadium to smash the world record for largest musical ensemble.<p>The mastermind of the …


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World record for the largest orchestra

The world record for the largest orchestra has been broken in Germany. But how many musicians were there?

World Records

This is what 7,500 classical musicians playing in a football stadium sound like

If you're sick of Euro 2016, then this may be the perfect antidote.<p>On Saturday, over 7,500 classical musicians invaded Frankfurt's Commerzbank football stadium to try and break the world record for the largest orchestra.<p>Amateurs and full orchestras from Germany, Austria and the Netherlands took …

World Records

Interview de Laurent Bernadac, le créateur du violon 3D Varius

Additiverse : Pour ceux qui ne connaîtriez pas, Laurent Bernadac, pouvez-vous vous présenter ? Présenter votre équipe ? Le violon 3D Varius ?<p><b>Laurent</b> …

Director of Development - Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

<b>Salary: £26,000 – £30,000</b> <b><br>Location: Based at the CBSO Centre, Birmingham</b><p>The Director of Development is a vital part of Birmingham Contemporary Music …


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Benedetti seeks a classical education

Classical Music

Photos from Viral Violinist Lindsey Stirling at the Oakdale Theater in Wallingford, Connecticut

Violinist and viral Internet sensation Lindsey Stirling took the stage at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, Connecticut on Monday, July 11th.