Today is American violinist, VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu’s 19th birthday.
A student of Itzhak Perlman and Li Lin at The Juilliard School, Kevin shot to international fame, aged just 11, after claiming 1st Prize in the Junior Division of the 2012 Menuhin Competition – and was recently awarded 1st prize at the 2018 55th Paganini International Violin Competition, in Genoa, Italy.
He currently performs on the1722 ‘Ex-Lord Wandsworth’ Stradivarius – on generous loan from the Ryuji Ueno Foundation and the Rare Violins In Consortium.
VC YOUNG ARTIST KEVIN ZHU | PAGANINI VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 1 | MICHAEL ZLABINGER & ORCHESTRA DEL TEATRO CARLO FELICE | 2018 PAGANINI INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE | 17 YEARS OLD