The two violinists will be competing in the Menuhin Competition 2016 next month


Violinists Coco Tomita and Louisa Staples, aged 13 and 15 respectively, performed Shostakovich for train commuters on Platforms 11-13 in London's St Pancras International Station earlier this month.

Both students of The Yehudi Menuhin School, the two violinists will compete in the Menuhin Competition 2016 in London during April, celebrating the centenary of Menuhin's birth.

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Shostakovich: Prelude for two violinsThat amazing moment when there's Shostakovich for you on the journey home...(courtesy of two competitors in the Menuhin Competition London 2016, 15-year-old Louisa Staples & 13-year-old Coco Tomita. More about the competition here:

Posted by Classic FM on Thursday, 3 March 2016