Musical Wunderkind – Violinist & Cellists
Award-winning teen violinists open Moscow Ballet performances in Chicago, Detroit, Fairfax, Los Angeles, Memphis, Montgomery, Minneapolis and Spokane
“Musical Wunderkind” program highlights teens performing Saint Saens “Dying Swan”
Eight “Musical Wunderkind” accompany Moscow Ballet principal ballerina in Saint Saen’s “Dying Swan” from Carnival of the Animals, now commonly known as the influence for Odette’s movements in Swan Lake, in 8 cities on the national tour. The eight, each in their respective cities, rehearse with the principal ballerina and open the performance in a duo of string player and ballerina.
Moscow Ballet’s cross discipline program, “Musical Wunderkind” is a salute to talented young Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition winnersacross the country and is unprecedented. The live experience develops young musicians’ interpretation skills in a way practice cannot. Moscow Ballet continues to develop its mission to provide art enrichment for the local communities in which it performs.
“Musical Wunderkind – Cellists” in 2013 are Chicago’s Hannah White; Detroit’s Adé Williams; Fairfax’ Fedor Ouspensky; Los Angeles Annelle Kazumi Gregory; Memphis’ Alana Olswing; Minneapolis’ Luther Warren; Montgomery’s Melody Sim and Spokane’s DG Kim.