Performed by violinist Lu Si-qing and Philharmonic Wien at the Golden Hall of Vienna.
Chinese musician Lu Si-qing (呂思清) play on a Stradivarius violin ( Henryk Wieniawski), Lu praised by the Western media as “a great talent and an unparalleled violinist”, is the first Asian to have won a gold medal in the International Paganini Violin Competition in Italy in 1987. Lu won the honor at the remarkably early age of 17.
At age eight, he was accepted at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing and became the youngest person to study there.
Lu is a master of traditional violin playing techniques, who brings oriental spirit to his playing. Lu blends elements of simplicity, majesty, placidity, and sophistication into this piece.
This concerto was composed by two College Students Chen Gang and He Zhanhao in 1960s.