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Sunday, July 29, 2018

Christian Li plays Johann Sebastian Bach, Henryk Wieniawski & Antonín Dvořák – Menuhin Competition 2018, Junior First Round (HD 1080p)














10-year-old Australian violinist Christian Li, who has made history at the 2018 Yehudi Menuhin Violin Competition in Geneva as the youngest ever winner of the Junior First Prize (taking out equal first with 11-year-old Chloe Chua from Singapore), plays – in his first round recital at Menuhin Competition 2018 – the first two movements from Johann Sebastian Bach's Sonata for violin & keyboard No.4 in C minor, BWV 1017, the Étude-caprice, Op.18 No.4 in A minor by Henryk Wieniawski, and the first three movements from Antonín Dvořák's Four Romantic Pieces for violin and piano, Op.75. The recital took place at the Centre des arts de l'Ecole Internationale de Genève on April 14, 2018.



Menuhin Competition 2018, Junior First Round

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

♪ Sonata for violin & keyboard No.4 in C minor, BWV 1017 (1717-1723)

i. Siciliano. Largo
ii. Allegro


Henryk Wieniawski (1835-1880)

♪ Étude-caprice, Op.18 No.4 in A minor (1862)


Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)

♪ Four Romantic Pieces for violin and piano, Op.75 (1887)

i. Allegro moderato (B flat major)
ii. Allegro maestoso (D minor)
iii. Allegro appassionato (B flat major)


Christian Li, violin

Centre des arts de l'Ecole Internationale de Genève, April 14, 2018

(HD 1080p)
















Christian Li was born in Melbourne Australia in October 2007 and began violin at the age of 5 showing great interest and talent in music. Currently he is studying under Dr. Robin Wilson, Head of Violin at Australian National Music Academy. In July 2017 Christian won First Prize in the violin category of the Young Artist Semper Music International Competition in Italy and gave many solo and chamber music performances as part of the Semper Music International Festival & Summer Academy. In June 2017 Christian was selected to perform at Carnegie Hall in NY in the American Protégé Showcase 10-year Anniversary concert. Christian has also won all the local violin competitions that he participated in Australia for his age group and joined the Melbourne String Ensemble in 2015 as the youngest ever member of Intermediate group. In 2014 he won first prize in the Golden Beijing violin competition in China and in 2013 Christian was chosen for a TV commercial in China which features him playing the violin. Christian Li has made history at the 2018 Yehudi Menuhin Violin Competition in Geneva as the youngest ever winner of the Junior First Prize, taking out equal first with 11-year-old Chloe Chua from Singapore.

Source: melbournerecital.com.au



















































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See also


Christian Li – All the posts

Chloe Chua – All the posts

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