Yehudi Menuhin

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    Violinists Xiang Yu and Kerson Leong triumph at Menuhin Competition


    Chinese violinist Xiang Yu, 21, and Canadian Kerson Leong, 13, won the senior and junior divisions respectively at the Menuhin Competition for young violinists. The start of the contest in Oslo was delayed because of the volcano-triggered flight bans in Europe, and several north American competitors were unable to make ...

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    Menuhin Violin Competition delayed by Icelandic volcano


    The schedule of the international Menuhin Competition for young violinists has been hit by the effects of the volcanic eruption in Iceland. With many northern European countries forced to close their airspace because of the danger that the cloud of volcanic ash poses to jet engines, the travel plans of ...

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    Public outcry as EMI plans to sell Abbey Road studios used by Menuhin and Elgar


    Reacting to reports that EMI has put its Abbey Road recording studios up for sale, Britain's National Trust is asking the public whether the studios should be saved. In a statement on its website, the National Trust said: 'If there is enough momentum, we may launch a campaign to save ...