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    Leonidas Kavakos Masterclass


    The Greek virtuoso shared his wisdom with Guildhall students. Ariane Todes reports back

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    Violinist Leonidas Kavakos will launch new Decca contract with Beethoven sonatas recording


    Leonidas Kavakos has signed an exclusive recording deal with Decca Classics. The Greek violinist's first release on the label will be a set of the complete Beethoven sonatas, timed to coincide with his performance of the cycle at this summer's Salzburg Festival. The pianist on the new recording will be ...

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    Leonidas Kavakos's premiere of Golijov violin concerto is shiftedto November


    Anyone waiting to hear Osvaldo Golijov's already delayed Violin Concerto will have to wait another nine months. The concerto was originally due to be given its world premiere by Leonidas Kavakos and the Los Angeles Philharmonic last May. But when the Argentine composer didn't finish the piece on time, the ...

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    Violinists Leonidas Kavakos and Alina Ibragimova up for UK music awards


    Violinists Leonidas Kavakos and Alina Ibragimova feature on the shortlist for this year's Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards, which are given for outstanding live classical music making in the UK. Kavakos and Ibragimova join pianist Stephen Hough in the instrumental category while the Schubert Ensemble and the Takács Quartet head ...

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    Editor's blog: a Kavakos double whammy weekend


    At the weekend I had a Leonidas Kavakos double whammy: two hours in his company on Saturday interviewing him for the January issue of The Strad and then hearing him on Sunday playing Prokofiev’s First Concerto with Valery Gergiev and the London Symphony Orchestra. In person he’s extremely ...