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11-year-old Leia Zhu performs early Mendelssohn concerto
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.
In this video, Chloe Chua, joint 1st prize-winner of the 2018 Yehudi Menuhin International Competition for Young Violinists, plays Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor at the Atlanta Festival Academy Finale.
From the cellist Katie De La Mare (performer on this video): ‘So I’m stuck in a room with a cello and a bunch of puppets. This was only a matter of time… 😂 (Thanks to Roxanne Scott for filming and screaming!)’ Songs played: Theme from Jaws Tarantella by W. ...
In this video soprano Beate Mordal and cellist Eivind Rossbach Heier perform Heitor Villa-Lobos’s Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras. Both musicians have recorded their parts separately in this time of social distancing.