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


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