Laureates featured as Artists of the Week on The Violin Channel
The youngest ever winner of the Junior 1st Prize, Kevin Zhu who won 1st Prize at the Menuhin Competition Beijing 2012 aged just 11, has been featured at The Violin Channel’s Young Artist of the Week. Click here to find out what Kevin, now aged 16, is up to and watch some videos of his performance ranging from the Menuhin Competition Beijing 2012 to more recent performances, including at the Harpa International Music Academy, which Johan Dalene (winner of the London 2016 Junior 3rd Prize) will be performing at this week. Click here for details of Johan’s performance.
The Violin Channel has featured several of our laureates thus far this year, not to mention laureates that have been featured in 2016 and previously. In April 2017 Alexi Kenney, winner of the Senior 2nd Prize at the Menuhin Competition Beijing 2012 and recent recipient of the Avery Fisher Career Grant, was featured.
In March 2017 Kerson Leong, winner of the Junior 1st Prize at the Menuhin Competition Oslo 2010 who gave the world premiere of John Rutter’s Visions commissioned for the Menuhin Competition London 2016, was featured. Watch John Rutter introduce the story behind Visions, “the only violin concerto in history with a part for boys choir”, and Kerson Leong share why he enjoys the piece so much here.
In January 2017 Anne Luisa Kramb, winner of the Junior 5th Prize at the Menuhin Competition London 2016, was featured. Find out more about Anne Luisa and watch videos of a variety of her performances here.