For the Record, Op. 102: Duo Ingolfsson-Stoupel; Hélène Schmitt border=0 align=

For the Record, Op. 102: Duo Ingolfsson-Stoupel; Hélène Schmitt

November 21, 2019, 1:41 PM · Welcome to "For the Record," Violinist.com's weekly roundup of new releases of recordings by violinists, violists, cellists and other classical musicians. We hope it helps you keep track of your favorite artists, as well as find some new ones to add to your listening!

La Belle Époque: Works by Ysaÿe, Dubois and Franck
Duo Ingolfsson-Stoupel

Violinist Judith Ingolfsson and pianist Vladimir Stoupel perform César Franck's Violin Sonata as well as rarities such as Théodore Dubois' Violin Sonata and Eugène Ysaÿe's Poème élégiaque. BELOW: Ingolfsson and Stoupel perform the second-movement "Allegro" from Franck's Sonata for Violin and Piano, from a live recording in Santander, April 2018.

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Nicola Benedetti and Tessa Lark Nominated for 2020 Grammys

November 20, 2019, 12:40 PM · Congratulations to violinists Nicola Benedetti and Tessa Lark, as well as all the nominees announced Wednesday for the Recording Academy's 62nd Grammy Awards, which will take place in January. Nicola Benedetti and Tessa Lark were both nominated in the "Best Classical Instrument Solo" category, for premiere recordings of modern violin concertos written for each of them: Benedetti for Wynton Marsalis' "Concerto in D" for violin and orchestra; and Lark for Michael Torke's "Sky, Concerto for Violin." Marsalis also was nominated for "Best Contemporary Classical Composition" for the violin concerto. A number of string ensembles were nominated for "Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance.... Keep reading...

The Week in Reviews, Op. 298: Nicola Benedetti; Gil Shaham; Karen Gomyo

November 19, 2019, 1:02 PM · In an effort to promote the coverage of live violin performance, Violinist.com each week presents links to reviews of notable concerts and recitals around the world.

Nicola Benedetti performed the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with the London Symphony Orchestra.

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V.com weekend vote: Do you have a name for your instrument?

November 15, 2019, 11:33 AM · Do you have a name for your instrument? If you have named yours, what is the name? And what made you choose that name -- or did someone else choose it for you? If you never named your violin, why not? Might you in the future? Please participate in the vote and then tell us about it in the comments.


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