Candlelight Concerts presents violinist Angelo Xiang Yu

The second concert in the 2015/16 Candlelight Concert series will feature violinist Angelo Xiang Yu on Sunday, Oct, 25, at Wilton Congregational Church on Ridgefield Road. The program, which begins at 4, will include works by Vitali, Beethoven, Debussy, Chausson, and Ravel.
Among his accomplishments, Yu won first prize, as well as the Bach and Audience Prizes at the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin Competition in 2010. He was the youngest prize winner ever at the Wieniawski International Violin Competition in 2006.
He has appeared with the Pittsburgh and Houston symphonies, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonia, Munich Chamber Orchestra and Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition to appearing around the world, he was recently featured as the artist in residence on American Public Media’s nationally broadcast radio program Performance Today.
Born in Inner Mongolia, Yu received his early training at the Shanghai Conservatory. He is currently studying at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.
During his performance here, Yu will be accompanied by pianist Dina Vainshtein, a collaborative pianist for the Walnut Hill School and the New England Conservatory.
Tickets may be purchased at the door for $30 (16 and under admitted free).
Information: wiltoncandlelightconcerts. org. To receive a brochure for the 2016/2017 season, call 203-762-3401. Candlelight Concerts benefit the Wilton Library Association.