The fifty-ninth edition of the festival “Ohrid Summer” will be opened on Friday, July 12, with a spectacular concert of the world-famous violinist Vanessa Mae, which will be held at the Antique Theater in Ohrid starting at 21:00.
The Mega popular Vanessa Mae will make an unforgettable experience for art lovers for which a ticket more is required.
Vanessa Mae was born in Singapore on the same day with the virtuoso of violin Nicolo Paganini. At the age of four, she moved to London and began to learn violin . At the age of 8 she went to Beijing. There she developped her talent and virtuosity in the class of Lin Yao Ji. He returns to London to continue his violin studies at the Royal College and in 1998 had her debut at the Schleswig-Holstein Festival with a great reception at the world music audience, and at the age of 11 she debuted with the Philharmonic Orchestra in London, after which there is already no stopping for Mae’s career, which from that moment onward is constantly on the rise.
At the age of 13, “The Miracle of a Child”, Mae, has already released three complete albums featuring the Tchaikovsky and Beethoven concerts, as well as virtuoso plays by Wieniawski, Sarasate and Paganini. Soon after that, she finds her style recording the album “Violinist” which was released in 1995, sold in a million copies, finding a completely new audience different from that of the traditional one. Until today, she has sold more than 10 million albums and received 40 international awards for her favourite pop and classical recordings, while the concerts have been broadcasted to more than 100 countries worldwide. She has also collaborated with a wide range of various artists, such as Janet Jackson and Prince, and her calendar is filled with performances that has taken her around the world several times over. She has visited over 50 countries and performed in spectacular venues such as the Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Hyde Park in London and the Acropolis in Athens.