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 the International Russian Rotary Music Competition in Moscow earlier this year. She also won the International Competition ‘Young Virtuosos’ in Sophia, Bulgaria in March, aged eight – watch her performing Wieniawski in the final.