Making her mark: violinist María Dueñas

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Although she’s only 21, the Spanish violinist María Dueñas is already a rapidly rising star in the musical world. Tom Stewart speaks to the young virtuoso about how she has created her own unique and distinctive voice on the instrument

The Instagram page of 21-year-old Spanish violinist María Dueñas features posts about the records – vinyl only – that inspire her. Among the likes of Menuhin performing Bruch and Paganini violin concertos and an LP entitled The Art of Maria Callas: 1923–1977, something different catches my eye…

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