Ahead of his album release ‘The Four Seasons,’ 13-year-old violinist Christian Li speaks with online editor Davina Shum about his life as a young musician: his practice routine, warm-up exercises, pre-performance routines, as well as what he likes to get up to when he’s not playing the violin.
Christian is a student of Dr Robin Wilson, head of violin at the Australian National Academy of Music.
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Excerpt of Concerto No.4 in F minor RV 297 ‘Winter’ I. Allegro non molto used with permission from Christian Li and Decca Classics
Christian Li violin
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Howard Penny cello
Donald Nicolson harpsichord
Nicholas Pollock lute
Photo credit: Albert Comper