Gramophone: Nancy Zhou Wins Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition

Gramophone: Nancy Zhou Wins Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition

The winner of the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition – which carries the highest monetary prize of any music competition of its type – has been won by American violinist Nancy Zhou.

Pizzicato: 35 Years of Shanghai Quartet: Beethoven forever

Pizzicato: 35 Years of Shanghai Quartet: Beethoven forever

35 years ago, one of today's foremost chamber ensembles, the Shanghai Quartet, was formed at the Shanghai Conservatory. Since that year they have played around 3000 concerts and recorded 35 albums. Remy Franck met First violinist and founding member Weigang Li in his native Shanghai.

I Care If You Listen: 5 Questions to Yuga Cohler

I Care If You Listen: 5 Questions to Yuga Cohler

Yuga Cohler has garnered attention as a conductor for brilliant performances and an organizer of highly inquisitive, and at times bold, performance projects. His membership in the Asia/America New Music Institute (AANMI) an organization dedicated “to promoting new music relationship between Asia and the Americas,” is yet another instantiation of these qualities.

Violin Channel: Grand Teton Music Festival Insta Takeover

Violin Channel

The Violin Channel recently caught up with the Grand Teton Music Festival for a behind-the-scenes Instagram takeover – direct from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, United States, with conductor Donald Runnicles, composer Sean Shepherd and cellist Johannes Moser.

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