Leia Zhu, aged 8, gives winning performance of Wieniawski's Second Violin Concerto

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British violinist Leia Zhu, aged 8, has been named the youngest ever winner of the International Competition ‘Young Virtuosos’ in Sophia, Bulgaria. The competition's 2015 edition included violin, viola, cello and percussion categories, each divided into four age groups.

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