9-year-old violinist Leia Zhu gives winning Mendelssohn performance at Moscow ‘Nutcracker’ Contest


Leia Zhu, aged nine, won first prize in the stringed instrument category of the 2015 International ‘Nutcracker’ Contest for Young Musicians in Moscow on 7 December. The UK violinist is the youngest contestant to win a gold medal in the competition's 16-year history.

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