Live in Montréal
20 Apr 2018
Composer: Sibelius, Saint-Saëns, Stravinsky
Other participants: Philip Chiu, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Giancarlo Guerrero
With this performance of the Sibelius Violin Concerto, Ayana Tsuji won the 2016 edition of the prestigious Montreal International Musical Competition. Described by Violinist.com as a "great discovery" and "an artist of consummate taste and persuasive musical power", she was also honoured with five further prizes in Montreal, including Best Semi-Final Recital. The disc includes her performances with pianist Philip Chiu of Stravinsky's Duo Concertante, recorded at the semi-finals, and Saint-Saëns' Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso in A minor, taken from the quarter-finals.