Kosciuszko Foundation Wieniawski Violin Competition goes Online

Under the circumstance, the Kosciuszko Foundation Wieniawski Violin Competition is going to be online. I found the Khachaturian International Competition 2020 (violin): https://khachaturian-competition.com/en  and 2020 Klein International String Competition: https://www.californiamusiccenter.org/ were held online as well. I watched some parts of the competitions. The participants performed wonderfully. However, it looked very strange for me to see […]

Polish composer, Krysztof Penderecki passed away

One of the world leading composers, Krysztof Penderecki passed away on Sunday March 29 at the age 86. Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima is one of the important work of Penderecki. I enjoyed working on his Cadenza for solo violin, even though I lost the opportunity to perform. my feeling of condolence…