was to have conducted part of this concert, originally planned to support the work of Live Music Now
Occupation: International pianist and director of the Menuhin
Competition, Cardiff 2008 What was the last movie you saw?
Sir, - I was very sad to hear of the death of Yehudi Menuhin
, someone I had looked up to for over 50 years since I was introduced to the violin in 1942 at the age of eight, and who I find difficult to believe is now here no more.
Competition was founded in 1983 by the late virtuoso Yehudi Menuhin
Windsor Festival was founded in 1969 by the violinist Yehudi Menuhin
and the actor Ian Hunter as artistic directors.
From your website, I see that your first show, "A Little Nightmare Music" was created in 2004 and that you met at the Yehudi Menuhin
School when you were each 12 years old.
They include Yehudi Menuhin
, Isaac Stern, Stephane Grappelli and Mark O'Connor, whom Kennedy rates as one of the most important violinists alive today, as well as jazz guitarist Jarek Smietana who he has got to know thanks to frequent visits to Cracow.
After initial studies in Armenia, the cellist studied in the UK at the Menuhin
School and the Guildhall School, London.
One of the highlights of his life came in 1978, when he met violinist Yehudi Menuhin
who was giving a concert at Huddersfield Town Hall JS*94772030
The actress and musician recalls her own experiences of being trained by Menuhin
and retraces the key events and musical influences of his life, from his unusual childhood as a musical prodigy in California to his travels in Europe and Asia.
BEFORE mobiles, I startled a friend by asking the legendary violinist Yehudi Menuhin
to phone his home so I could do an interview.
1999: One of the 20th century's finest musicians Yehudi Menuhin
dies, aged 82.