Laura van der Heijden, a cellist from East Sussex, won the final of the BBC Young Musician 2012 competition, held at the Sage Gateshead. The 15-year-old, who studies with Leonid Gorokhov, received £2,000. She performed the Walton Concerto in the final.Violinist Juliette Roos, 16, from Surrey, who was a strings ...
In this mini documentary, cellist Laura van der Heijden, pianist Petr Limonov and music historian Marina Frolova-Walker talk about why 1948 was such a watershed moment in Russian music, and why it became the focus of Van der Heijden’s debut CD
In this video taken during a Memphis Symphony Orchestra rehearsal, the entire violin section surprises soloist Tai Murray by joining in with her solo part in the finale.
Chicago-born Tai Murray is a former BBC New Generation Artist and concertmaster of the UK-based Chineke Orchestra.