Want China Times
By: Staff Reporter
Twenty-year-old Taiwanese violinist Tseng Yu-chien is continuing to build on his
international reputation as a budding star in the classical music world after taking home the silver medal at the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.
The prestigious competition, held every four years for pianists, violinists and cellists between the ages of 16 and 30, did not award a first prize in the violin category this time around. Tseng, as the youngest finalist in the contest, performed two pieces in the final, admitting that he was nervous but gaev it his best shot. [FULL STORY]