11-year-old Leia Zhu performs early Mendelssohn concerto
In this video, violinist Leia Zhu, born in the UK in October 2006, performs the Mendelssohn’s early D minor Violin Concerto with the Kazan Chamber Orchestra ‘La Primavera’ conducted by Rustem Abyazov. The concert took place on 14 March 2018.
‘Spiral Sequences is a string quartet performed in two movements,’ writes composer Jack Frerer.
‘The first, the shorter of the two, is frantic and pulse-driven, carried by momentum generated by spiraling 16th note patterns and repeated ostinatos. It presents fragments of a sequence-like pattern,
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.