The Menuhin Competition comes to the United States for the first time and will take place in Austin, TX. Bion Tsang will be the Official Cellist of the 2014 Competition performing the Handel-Halvorsen “Passacaglia” in G minor for Violin and Cello with all the finalists of the Junior Section (competitors under the age of 16).
Founded by Yehudi Menuhin in 1983, the Menuhin Competition attracts some of the world's best violinists under the age of 22. The 10-day festival includes concerts, master classes, and community activities with world-class musicians including the Cleveland Orchestra, which performs in Austin for the first time since 1976. All performances are open to the public, attracting spectators from around the world.