American violinist Benjamin Beilman wins Montreal competition

Benjamin Beilman has won the Montreal International Music Competition, which this year was for violinists. The 20-year-old American, who studies with Ida Kavafian at the Curtis Institute of Music, was awarded CAD30,000 (£20,000) for his first prize. He played the Sibelius Violin Concerto in the final. ...

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