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

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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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