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Happy Camper: Violinist Philippe Quint Hits the Half-Century Mark

May 24, 2024 Strings Magazine
Happy Camper: Violinist Philippe Quint Hits the Half-Century Mark
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Happy Camper: Violinist Philippe Quint Hits the Half-Century Mark
May 24, 2024
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This story was written by David Templeton for the May-June 2024 issue of Strings magazine and is read by editor Megan Westberg.

It’s shaping up to be a major milestone year for violinist Philippe Quint. The Russian-born musician turned 50 in March, right around the time he celebrated the 30th anniversary of his professional United States debut. More than 33 years after defecting to the United States from Leningrad, the two-time Grammy nominee has given hundreds of live performances and produced more than 15 albums, including the acclaimed Chaplin’s Smile (2019) and Korngold: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 (2009).

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This story was written by David Templeton for the May-June 2024 issue of Strings magazine and is read by editor Megan Westberg.

It’s shaping up to be a major milestone year for violinist Philippe Quint. The Russian-born musician turned 50 in March, right around the time he celebrated the 30th anniversary of his professional United States debut. More than 33 years after defecting to the United States from Leningrad, the two-time Grammy nominee has given hundreds of live performances and produced more than 15 albums, including the acclaimed Chaplin’s Smile (2019) and Korngold: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 (2009).

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