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Chinese violinist Ning Feng on Wednesday in Sarajevo

ning fengOn 19 June, citizens of Sarajevo will have the opportunity to attend the concert of Chinese violinist Ning Feng and Sarajevo Philharmonics and the concert will be held in National Theatre Sarajevo, reports Fena.

Born in Chengdu, China, Ning Feng studied at the Sichuan Conservatory of Music and the Royal Academy of Music, London, where he was the first student ever to be awarded 100% for his final recital. The recipient of prizes at the Hanover International, Queen Elisabeth and Yehudi Menuhin International violin competitions, Ning Feng was First Prize winner of the 2005 Michael Hill International Violin Competition (New Zealand), and in 2006 he won first prize in the International Paganini Competition, following in the footsteps of violinists such as Kavakos, Kremer and Accardo.

Ning Feng plays a 1721 Stradivari violin, known as the “MacMillen”, on private loan, kindly arranged by Premiere Performances of Hong Kong.

In Sarajevo he’ll perform the 1st Violin Concert by Niccolò Paganini and the Symphony number 8 by Antonin Dvořžak.

On 20 June, Thursday, Ning Feng will hold a concert in Zenica, said the Sarajevo Philharmonics.

(photo: hkpo)

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