Saint Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso | Leia Zhu with Sir Simon Rattle and LSO
2021 BMW Classics - Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra take to the giant open-air stage at London Trafalgar Square, joined by teenage violin prodigy Leia Zhu, guest soloist for Saint-Saëns’ great showpiece, Introduction and Rondo capriccioso on Sunday 15 August 2021
Dvořák Romance for Violin and Orchestra | Leia Zhu
13 years old Leia Zhu plays Antonín Dvořák -- Romance for Violin and Orchestra Op11, F minor with English Chamber Orchestra (ECO) under the baton of Joseph Wolfe.
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
J. Williams - Theme from 'Schindler's List' | Leia Zhu (12 yrs)
Soloist: Leia Zhu (12 years old) Conductor: Barak Tal Orchestra: Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble (http://www.soloists.co.il/) Venue: the Rappaport Centre, Haifa, Israel Recorded live at the Rappaport Centre, Haifa, Israel on 19 January 2019. In January 2019, Leia embarked on a 6 city concert tour with Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble under the baton of Barak Tal.
F. Waxman - Carmen Fantasie | Leia Zhu (12 yrs)
F.Waxman - Carmen Fantasie | Leia Zhu (12) Recorded live at Strauss Municipal Conservatory, Akko, Israel on 15th January 2019. Soloist: Leia Zhu Conductor: Barak Tal Orchestra: Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble (http://www.soloists.co.il/) Venue: Strauss Municipal Conservatory, Akko, Israel In January 2019, Leia embarked on a 6 city concert tour with Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble under the baton of Barak Tal.
Tchaikovsky - Sérénade Mélancolique | Leia Zhu (12 yrs)
Recorded live at Ashkelon Music and Dance Centre, Israel on 23 January 2019. Soloist: Leia Zhu Conductor: Barak Tal Orchestra: Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble. In January 2019, Leia embarked on a 6 city concert tour with Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble under the baton of Barak Tal.
Live Recording: Leia Zhu (11 yrs) at Lucerne Festival 2018
Leia Zhu joined the Festival String Lucerne under the stewardship of Daniel Dodds and took part in the Lucerne Festival 2018 in Switzerland. This is the live recording of the section where Leia played Paganini’s La Campanella and Kreisler Miniature Viennese March. 0.11 - Niccolò Paganini (1782–1840) - La Campanella from the Violin Concerto No. 2 in B minor, Op. 7 (arrangement by Valentin Stadler) 10:00 - On stage interview and banter 15:16 - Fritz Kreisler (1875 - 1962) - Miniature Viennese March for Violin and Orchestra
Camille Saint-Saëns - Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso | Leia Zhu (11 yrs)
11 y/o Leia Zhu plays Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso by Camille Saint-Saëns with Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble conducted by Barak Tal.
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in D minor | Leia Zhu (11 yrs)
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto In D Minor | Leia Zhu Recorded live at the State Grand Hall, Kazan on 14th March 2018 Leia performed the Mendelssohn violin concerto in D minor with the Kazan Chamber Orchestra La Primavera under the direction of Rustem Abyazov at the VI International festival L'ARTE DEL ARCO. This festival is supported by the Ministry of the Republic of Tatarstan. Concerto for violin and string orchestra in D minor was composed by Felix Mendelssohn when he was thirteen years old. This concerto is written for his teacher Eduard Rietz. Yehudi Menuhin discovered the manuscript in the 1950s and resurrected this concerto for all to hear. Conductor: Rustem Abyazov Orchestra: Kazan Chamber Orchestra - La Primavera http://www.la-primavera.org/
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor | Leia Zhu
Leia Zhu (11) performs Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor with Junior Guildhall Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Julian Clayton. Recorded live on 2nd December 2017 at Milton Court, Barbican London. Junior Guildhall is a specialist Saturday School offering advanced training to young people between the ages of 4 and 18.
Csárdás - Vittorio Monti | Roby Lakatos, Leia Zhu
Leia Zhu playing Csárdás with the great Roby Lakatos, fantastic (Darrell Ang) and Evgeny Svetlanov State Academic Symphonic Orchestra of Russia at the Музыкальный театр им. Станиславского и Немировича-Данченко from the Russia K channel's (The State Television Channel Russia-Kultura) 20th-year-anniversary festive gala concert. As the special guest performer, as well as one of the only two instrument soloists, 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.
Leia Zhu (10 yrs) with Festival Strings Lucerne - Mozartfest Würzburg 2017
The 10-year-old violinist Leia Zhu appeared as '*Wunderkind', at the Würzburg Mozartfest 2017 held in the UNESCO world heritage Würzburg Residence. Every year in the early summer, international classic stars are guest at Mozartfest Würzburg. The unique combination of music, painting and architecture at the concerts in Würzburg Residenz and extraordinary concerts at unusual venues attract more than 25,000 visitors every year to around 60 events at the Mozartfest. Leia performed two concerts: As soloist, she performed Peter I. Tschaikovsky: "Souvenir d'un lieu cher" op. 42 with Festival Strings Lucerne and Dance of the Goblins by Antonio Bazzini as encore As chamber musician, together with Daniel Dodds, Leia played a selection of Bartók 44 Duos for 2 violins Disclaims: Video, images and audio are original recording by the creator. Voice from the Deutschlandfunk Kultur '*Wunderkind' is the quote from the article http://www.br.de/nachrichten/unterfra...
Tchaikovsky Meditation in D Minor Op42 No.1 | Leia Zhu (10 yrs)
In December 2016, upon invitation as a violin soloist, Leia Zhu (Лея чжу) toured with the Lerman Chamber Orchestra (LCO) in Naberezhnye Chelny (Набережные Челны) and Kazan (Каза́нь) in Russia. In front of a sold out audience at both venues, Leia performed 1 hour programme with LCO under the baton of Igor Lerman that includes: 1. Giuseppe Tartini - Devil's Trill Sonata 2. Pyotr Tchaikovsky - Meditation (Размышление) Op.42 No.1, Andante molto cantabile (D minor) Tchaikovsky 3. Pyotr Tchaikovsky - Scherzo (Скерцо) Op.42 No.2, Presto giocoso (C minor) 4. Pyotr Tchaikovsky - Mélodie (Мелодия) Op.42 No.3, Moderato con moto (E♭ major) 5. Henri Wieniawski - Polonaise Brillante Op.4 No.1 in D Major Encores: P.Sarasate - Navarra Op.33 for two violins (with Dinis Sattarov, concert master of LCO) J. Williams - Schindler's List
Sibelius Humoresque No.2 in D, Op87 | Leia Zhu (9yrs) @Barbican
On 21st Sept 2016, Leia Zhu made her debut at the Barbican Centre (London) with LSSO under the baton of Peter Ash. The Sibelius Humoresque is part of a musical fairy tale "The Minpins" based on Roald Dahl's last story. Reviewed by Edward Clark, distinguished music critic and President of the International Sibelius Society -- ‘The astonishing virtuosity of nine-year-old Leia Zhu who threw off Sibelius’s Humoresque Op 87, no 2 with a speed and genuine sense of feeling rivalled, in my experience only by the iconic recording of Aaron Rosand. The audience was left gasping in admiration giving this delightful soloist a huge ovation’ Behind the scene video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4r0n...
Lalo Symphonie espagnole 5th mov - Leia Zhu (9 yrs), Maxim Vengerov, National Orchestra of Belgium
Edouard Lalo Symphonie espagnole in D Minor, Op.21. Rondo (5th Movement) Violin: Leia Zhu (9) Conductor: Maxim Vengerov Orchestra: Belgian National Orchestra (Orchestre national de Belgique)
Jules Massenet Méditation (Thaïs) | Leia Zhu (9 yrs)
9 year old British violinist Leia Zhu, performing Méditation (Thaïs) by Jules Massenet, recorded live with conductor Igor Lerman and Lerman Chamber Orchestra - one of the best chamber orchestras in Russia at the closing ceremony of XII International Festival ‘Moscow Meet Friends’ at the Chamber Hall of Moscow International House.
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto (2nd, 3rd movement) | Leia Zhu (9 yrs)
9 years old Leia Zhu plays 2nd, 3rd movement of the Tchaikovsky violin concerto in D major, Op.35 with Symphony Orchestra of the Surgut Philharmonic (conductor - Honoured Artist of Russia Denis Kirpanev).
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto 3rd mov | Leia Zhu (9 yrs)
9 years old Leia Zhu plays Mendelssohn violin concerto 3rd movement with Russian National Orchestra in the final of 2015 16th International Nutcracker TV competition (Moscow), which she won 1st prize, golden nutcrack
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto 3rd mov | Leia Zhu (8 yrs)
8 years old Leia Zhu performs Mendelssohn violin concerto in E minor op.64 in XIII International Russian Rotary Children's Music Competition in Moscow.
Leia Zhu 6 Rehearsal Vivaldi violin concerto in A minor for her Spain Tour
6 years old Leia Zhu rehearsing with Maestro Ashot Tigranyan and CCCOOrchestra during Spain tour Jan 2013
Details as below:
• Jan 8 – 21:00 hs: Málaga – Teatro Echegaray
• Jan 9 – 21:00 hs: Granada – Centro Cultural CajaGranada
• Jan 10 – 21:00 hs Huelva – Gran Teatro Huelva
• Jan 11 – 21:00 hs: Puerto Real (Cádiz) – Teatro Principal
• Jan 15 – 21:00 hs: Sevilla– Teatro Central
• Jan 16 – 20:30 hs Ciudad Real – Teatro Municipal Quijano
• Jan 17 – 20:30 hs: Córdoba – Teatro Góngora