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Twelve-year-old violinist Leia Zhu performs Franz Waxman’s Carmen Fantasie at the Strauss Municipal Conservatory in Akko, Israel on 15 January 2019.
Conductor: Barak Tal
Orchestra: Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble
12-year-old violinist Leia Zhu performs Zoltan Kodaly’s Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7 with cellist Amit Peled. The performance was recorded live in Eilon, Israel, this month.
In this video, Chloe Chua, joint 1st prize-winner of the 2018 Yehudi Menuhin International Competition for Young Violinists, plays Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor at the Atlanta Festival Academy Finale.
Filmed on 1 August at the Charlottenborg Festsal during the Copenhagen Summer Festival
The Korean star spoke to The Strad in February 1989 about her musical ideas and influences
The great virtuoso’s greed and gambling addiction almost cost him his fortune. Stewart Pollens tells the story of bad business and legal hot water
Julian Haylock examines the technical poise, interpretative focus and musical humility that made the player a violinistic ideal
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