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Menuhin

Yehudi , Baron. 1916--99, British violinist, born in the US
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His many recordings include his Brit Award-winning Elgar Cello Concerto conducted by Yehudi Menuhin (chosen as the finest ever version by BBC Music Magazine), the Dvorak Cello Concerto with Vaclav Neumann and the Czech Philharmonic, Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations with the London Symphony Orchestra under Maxim Shostakovich and a coupling of Britten's Cello Symphony and Walton's Cello Concerto with Sir Neville Marriner and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
Spanning seventy-five years, the career of Yehudi Menuhin included work as a virtuoso violinist as well as a highly respected conductor.
The Yehudi Menuhin Prize was created by the Reina Sofia School of Music in 1998 in homage to Menuhin.
He joined the Menuhin Academy in Switzerland as musical adviser in 2011 and became Menuhin Professor of the Royal Academy in London.
Chen while serving on the jury of the Menuhin Competition in Cardiff, immediately engaged him to perform with the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra in St.
She said: "I've just landed the part of Diana Menuhin in a film based on the life of Australian composer Peggy Glanville-Hicks.
Proponents range from world renowned violinist Yehudi Menuhin to Whoopi Goldberg to tennis pro Martina Navratilova.
After all, what music lover would want to be deprived of the teenage Yehudi Menuhin playing Elgar's Violin Concerto or Bach's Sonatas and Partitas, or the very young Evgeny Kissin playing Chopin?
It was never performed in Mendelssohn's own day and was only just exhumed in 1952 and premiered by Yehudi Menuhin.
She studied at the Yehudi Menuhin Music School in Surrey, which produced Nigel Kennedy.
Lady Menuhin, widow of the great violinist and British musical leader Lord Yehudi Menuhin, died January 25, 2003, in London.
She went back to Guildhall to work part-time with music therapists and became involved with Live Music Now, a project set up by Yehudi Menuhin.