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June 15, 2013 / alunatunes

Friday Night: Viktoria Mullova

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Viktoria Yurievna Mullova, 53, is a Russian violinist.  She is best known for her performances and recordings of a number of violin concerti, compositions by J.S. Bach, and her innovative interpretations of popular and jazz compositions by Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, The Beatles, and others.  She won various prestigious violin competitions (first prize at the 1980 International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition in Helsinki and the Gold Medal at the International Tchaikovsky Competition in 1982). During a tour of Finland in 1983, Mullova and her lover, defected to the West. She currently resides in London. (Source: Wiki)

Source: Thank you Rob @ HammockPapers

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