Instrument - Violin

Arnaud Sussmann © Carlin Ma
Arnaud Sussmann
© Carlin Ma
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GothenburgAlban Berg: Violin Concerto

Berg: Violin Concerto "To the Memory of an Angel"
Gothenburg Symphony; David Afkham; Alina Pogostkina
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VIOLIN COMPETITIONS
ARD International Music Competition Munich
Entry deadline:
Entries now closed.
Finals: 28 Aug to 10 Sep 2017
Munich
Categories:
Violin, Piano, Guitar, Oboe
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The Menuhin Competition 2018
Entry deadline:
31 October 2017
Finals: April 2018
Geneva
Categories:
Violin
The International Tchaikovsky Competition
Entry deadline:
March 2019
Finals: June 2019
Moscow
Categories:
Violin, piano, cello, voice
ARTICLES

Jagdish Mistry, Ensemble Modern: interview

We continue our interviews series with Jagdish Mistry, violinist at the Ensemble Modern.

Jonathan Crow takes the reins in Toronto

This year’s edition of the Toronto Summer Music (TSM) marks two milestones: along with a celebration of Canada’s Sesquicentennial, it will inaugurate Jonathan Crow’s tenure as new Artistic Director. Crow, 40, is an internationally acclaimed violinist who has served as concertmaster of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra since 2011.

Sibelius' Symphonies 1 & 2: A violinist’s perspective

An overview of Sibelius' first two symphonies from the perspective of an orchestral violinist. 
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Hong KongHong Kong Sinfonietta: Mayu Kishima Plays Khachaturian Violin Concerto

Haydn, Khachaturian, Tchaikovsky
Hong Kong Sinfonietta; Kuokman Lio; Mayu Kishima

KrakowOn the beginning of the music career

Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Ravel, Shostakovich, Skoryk
Alina Shevchenko; Olena Mayboroda; Bohdana Senyura

KrakowThe Philharmonia Quartet Berlin

Haydn, Beethoven, Schumann
Philharmonia Quartett Berlin; Daniel Stabrawa; Christian Stadelmann; Neithard Resa

InnsbruckAria alla Ciaccona

Palestrina, Falconieri, Castello, Kapsperger, Viviani, Mealli, Piccinini
Veronika Skuplik; Andreas Arend

StauntonBeethoven's Ninth on Period Instruments

Beethoven: Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Todd Williams; Carsten Schmidt; Minna Pensola; Antti Tikkanen; Aisslinn Nosky; Vladimir Mendelssohn

AmsterdamCamerata RCO: Vivaldi's The Four Seasons

Rossini, Cherubini, Verdi, Puccini, Vivaldi
Camerata RCO; Jan Willem de Vriend; Tjeerd Top
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Prom 43: Dutoit and the RPO pull out all the stops

Just what the doctor ordered: a programme of Franco-Iberian musical delights to advance the cause of a Mediterranean lifestyle, with Charles Dutoit and the RPO in commanding form.
****1
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Prom 40: Neatly dovetailed programme from the SCO

A refreshing Austro-German programme of works that neatly dovetailed into each other, presented with energy by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Robin Ticciati.
****1
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Bartók and Shostakovich with power and precision in Melbourne

Pitch-perfect Bartók by Ibragimova and a boldly expansive reading of Shostakovich's Fifth by Hrůša made for an insightful evening's reflection on musical early modernity.
****1
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Nicola Benedetti and Budapest Festival Orchestra in a legendary partnership in Edinburgh

An evening full of verve and surprise, Iván Fischer conducts Nicola Benedetti and Budapest Festival Orchestra in a Legendary Partnership at the Edinburgh International Festival.
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Järvi’s baton permeates a nexus of tight-knit shapes

The conductor guided us on a tour through a museum where Erkki-Sven Tüür, Mozart and Brahms reside in spheres of different shades and spaces – and yet each remain enclosed in a prefigured structure.
***11
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Musikdorf Ernen lights up the sky

Nestled in the alps, Musikdorf Ernen’s chamber music festival concerts recently began its annual Kammermusik Plus weeks with works that showcased some extraordinary young talents.
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