9-year-old violinist Leia Zhu performs Kreisler's Tambourin Chinois


Leia Zhu, aged nine, performs Kreisler's Tambourin Chinois in the first round of the 2015 International ‘Nutcracker’ Contest for Young Musicians in Moscow in December 2015 - which she won. Watch her performing Mendelssohn in the competition final.

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