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Chinese violin music

Hu Kun (performer), Olga Sitkovetsky (performer)
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Title
Chinese violin music
Performer
Hu Kun  (viool) Olga Sitkovetsky  (piano)
Publisher
ASV, 1999
1 cd
Recording date
1998
EAN
0743625106824
CDR
CBX1538
Placing suggestion
21 - Strijkinstrument (NBLC) K4 - Solo-instrumenten (Flemish music schema)

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About Hu Kun

Hu Kun (Chinese: 胡坤) (born 1963) is a Chinese violinist and conductor.

Biography

Hu Kun was born in China just before the Cultural Revolution and started playing violin and piano at age of six with his parents. He moved to Beijing in the 1970s to be the soloist of the China Central Radio Symphony Orchestra, and in 1980 he won the fifth prize of the Sibelius International Violin Competition, being the first Chinese citizen to win a prize at a major international violin competition. In 1984 he graduated from the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. He has also won prizes in the Queen Elisabeth Violin Competition, Francescatti Violin Competition, Lipizer Violin Competition, Palm Beach Violin Competition, and Menuhin Violin Competition.

Hu Kun has been soloist with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, MDR Symphony Orchestra, BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestr…Read more on Wikipedia