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    Leia Zhu plays Carmen Fantasie

    2019-02-28T14:48:00Z

    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

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    A blizzard of brilliance: Postcard from Novosibirsk

    2018-06-01T11:18:00Z

    Now in its fifth year, the Trans-Siberian Art Festival continues to attract both acclaimed artists and exciting new talent to the snowy Russian city of Novosibirsk, from where Tom Stewart reports

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    11-year-old Leia Zhu performs early Mendelssohn concerto

    2018-04-06T15:50:00Z

    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.

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    Paganini La Campanella | Leia Zhu

    2018-02-16T17:29:00Z

    Filmed live in Miami on 7 February 2018 this video features 11-year-old Leia Zhu playing La Campanella , the final movement of Paganini’s Violin Concerto no.2, accompanied by Rustam Rahmedov

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    Ten-year-old Leia Zhu plays Schubert Violin Sonata no.1 in D Major

    2017-08-03T14:33:00Z

    Leia Zhu was born in Newcastle (UK) in 2006 and is currently a student at the Junior Guildhall in London and privately with Itzhak Rashkovsky.

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    10-year-old Leia Zhu performs Paganini's First Violin Concerto

    2017-04-12T00:00:00Z

    10-year-old British violinist Leia Zhu performs Paganini's First Violin Concerto at the Leonidas Kavakos masterclass in Athens, Greece in April 2017. Her piano accompanist is Ai Motohashi. Zhu is currently studying with Professor Itzhak Rashkovsky and is a regular participant in Zakhar Bron’s violin masterclasses in Switzerland. Watch: ...

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    10-year-old Leia Zhu performs Mozart's Fifth Violin Concerto

    2017-01-03T00:00:00Z

    10-year-old Leia Zhu performs Mozart's Fifth Violin Concerto with the Silk Street Sinfonia in London on 10 December 2016. Watch the young violinist performing the second and third movements of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with the Surgut Philharmonic conducted by Denis Kirpanev in April 2016. A student of ...

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    9-year-old violinist Leia Zhu performs Sibelius Humoresque

    2016-11-15T00:00:00Z

    In the video above violinist Leia Zhu, aged 9, makes her debut at London's Barbican Centre, performing Sibelius Humoresque op.87 no.2 with the London Schools Symphony Orchestra conducted by Peter Ash on 21 September 2016. Watch the young violinist performing the second and third movements of Tchaikovsky’s Violin ...

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    9-year-old Leia Zhu performs Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

    2016-04-25T00:00:00Z

    9-year-old Leia Zhu performs the second and third movements of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto with the Surgut Philharmonic conducted by Denis Kirpanev in April 2016. A student of Itzhak Rashkovsky, the young violinist won the International Russian Rotary Music Competition in Moscow in September 2015 – watch her performing ...

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    9-year-old violinist Leia Zhu performs Kreisler's Tambourin Chinois

    2015-12-21T00:00:00Z

    Leia Zhu, aged nine, performs Kreisler's Tambourin Chinois in the first round of the 2015 International ‘Nutcracker’ Contest for Young Musicians in Moscow in December 2015 - which she won. Watch her performing Mendelssohn in the competition final. A student of Itzhak Rashkovsky, the young violinist won ...