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Xia Xia Zhang, recipient of the Global Music; Gold Medal "Emerging Artist" Award, as well as numerous other worldwide accolades, has commercially released her rendition of Cesar Franck's Violin Sonata in A Minor: II Allegro.
Her seven minute, forty-two second long single can be purchased and downloaded on CD Baby (https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/xiaxiazhang). The Franck Violin Sonata by Cesar Franck is one of his best-known compositions, and is considered one of the finest sonatas for violin and piano ever written. This sonata was written in 1886, as a wedding present for violinist Eugene Ysaye.
To better grasp the talent of Xia Xia Zhang, it helps to recognize that in 1996, the Chinese Musician's Dictionary deemed Xia Xia a child prodigy, and over twenty years later, she has not disappointed. She earned a Doctor of Musical Arts by the impressively young age of 27. Continuously, Xia Xia receives recognition and praise throughout the world of Classical music.
Some of her awards for her outstanding performances include:
¨ Winner Fleming / Prince
of Wales Award, UK - 2009
¨ 2017 Global Music; Gold Medal "Emerging Artist" Award
¨ 1st Prize Wilfried Parry International String Competition, UK - 2009
¨ Winner of Hami-Kanga Memorial Prize for Outstanding Violin Soloist, UK - 2009
¨ 1st Prize & Best Performance Award Intl. Romantic Music
Competition, US - 2013
¨ 2nd Prize Canetti Festival International String Competition, Bulgaria - 2008
¨ Bronze Medal Hong Kong International Violin Competition, China -2012
¨ Winner Sainsbury Award for Musician, UK - 2010
¨ Winner Allan Nesta Fufusion Award for Musician, UK - 2007 and 2008
¨ Winner Shadts Violin Competition, US - 2012
¨ Winner China National
Violin Competition, China - 2006
After performing internationally in locations around the United Kingdom, United States, China, Germany and Bulgaria, Xia Xia has settled in the Houston, Texas
area. An adjunct Professor of Music, she is currently working alongside the accomplished music faculty at Texas's Lone Star College. She is now ready to tour again and share her talents with an audience that extends beyond her students.
Xia Xia believes strongly that "music is a universal language from God," and booking an event to showcase her talents equals offering the community an opportunity to come together and for all to enjoy the masterful and elegant violin melodies of Xia Xia Zhang. Hear her music on:
YouTube at: http://bit.ly/Xiaxia-Youtube,
SoundCloud at: http://bit.ly/Xiaxia-Soundcloud
Visit her Website at www.xiaxiazhang.com
And learn about recent performances on Facebook at: http://bit.ly/Xiaxia-FB
Xia Xia Zhang, Classical Violinist performs her seven minute,forty-two second long version of the Franck Violin Sonata by Cesar Franck. It is one of his best-known compositions, and is considered one of the finest sonatas for violin and piano ever written. This sonata was written in 1886, as a wedding present for violinist Eugene Ysaye.
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