Musical Life Around the World

Odesa - A special city in my heart | Part 2 | Featuring Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No.3 1st mov

In this episode, Leia continues her musical adventure in Odesa Ukraine. In particular her performance in the premieres -Opening of the 173rd philharmonic season of the Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No.3 in B Minor, Op.61 1st movement in the grand "Odessa Opera and Ballet Theater". Features Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No.3 in B Minor, Op.61 1st movement with Conductor - Honored Artist of Ukraine Igor Shavruk and Symphony Orchestra of Odessa National Theatre of Opera and Ballet

Leia had the great privilege played on the famous composer Wagner's piano ahead of her concert in Schweizerhof Lucerne on 11 Oc 2020.
 
More details here https://www.leiazhu.info/post/leia-zhu-13-as-guest-to-play-chamber-music
 
http://www.festivalstringslucerne.org/de/konzert/331
 
Wagner Museum https://richard-wagner-museum.ch/

Odesa - A special city in my heart | Part 1

In this episode, Leia takes you on her recent trip to Odesa, Ukraine, where she was invited to perform at the Golden Violins Festival. This great city holds a special place in her heart. And find out why... PS: the name of the film mentioned is called "Battleship Potemkin"

BACH & GOD | Featuring Bach Partita No.3 Gavotte en Rondeau

Leia continues her tour with her long term friend - Festival Strings Lucerne at the Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau 2019, concert info here

Read the concert review here

UNTIL NEXT TIME | featuring Paganini "Cantabile"

Leia continues her tour with her long term friend - Festival Strings Lucerne at the Rheingau Musik Festival 2019 The theme of this concert is ‘Italian Serenade’. Leia performed Paganini Cantabile and Paganini La Campanella. Encore: Bach Gavotte from the Partita No. 3

https://www.kulturkurier.de/veranstaltung/9942-italienische-serenade 

Mozart Serenade No 7 in D major, K 250, "Haffner": IV Rondo (arr. Kreisler) | Leia Zhu  (11 yrs) 

Mozart Serenade No 7 in D major, K 250, "Haffner": IV Rondo (arr. F. Kreisler) Violin: Leia Zhu (11) Piano: Evgenia Lakernik Venue: Eilon, Israel Recorded live at Keshet Eilon August 2018.

WIENIAWSKI IN MARIINSKY | Wieniawski Concerto No 1 (background)

A video to document in the run-up to Leia's recent performance of Wieniawski Concerto No 1 in Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall with Mariinsky Orchestra.

HOLYLAND TO HOLYROOD

Leia is back... to her beloved vlogging.after some time off. She will continue to document her travels, share her music journey and delight her friends near and far.

SIBERIAN FANTASIE | Vlog66

In this episode, Leia travels from Kazan to Novosibirsk (17-24 March 2018) to participate Trans-Siberian Art Festival.

The Concer was broadcasted on BBC Radio 3

Read the news here

 

 

A VERY WARM PLACE | Vlog65

In this episode, Leia carries on her journey in the Republic of Tatarstan for the first concert in Kazan then in Nizhnekamsk.

IN THE PRESENCE OF A LEGEND - The Violin Girl | Vlog 63

In this episode, Leia carries on her American journey from Los Angeles to Miami for the second concert. She enjoys a very special time with a very special person -- the great violinist Ida Haendel. Leia also enjoys her visit to the local shops, museum, beach and of course, a splendid concert evening with amazing friends.

A special video 

LITTLE ME - The Violin Girl | Vlog 60

Leia takes you at the backstage with Roby Lakatos on her night of the performance (Russia-K 20th Anniversary) in Moscow. More information about Russia K https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russia-K More information about the 20th Anniversary Gala http://tvkultura.ru/brand/show/brand_...

INSPIRED - The Violin Girl | Vlog 59

As the special guest performer, as well as one of the only two instrument soloist, Leia was honoured to perform in a special concert to celebrate the Russia K" (The State Television Channel Russia-Kultura) 20th-anniversary gala. This by invitation only concert was staged in the Moscow Academic Musical Theater named after K.S. Stanislavsky and Vl.I. Nemirovich-Danchenko, and was broadcasted live across the nation. In this vlog, Leia takes you backstage on her first night back to Moscow to meet the great Roby Lakatos. They were preparing to play together the Monti Czardas. More information about Russia K https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russia-K More information about the 20th Anniversary Gala http://tvkultura.ru/brand/show/brand_...

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