Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, Jacques Forestier, 14, violin, with the Edmonton Youth Orchestra.
There won’t be any skates or snowboards at this Olympics, but there will be bows and strings aplenty.
The Menuhin Competition or the “Olympics of the Violin” kicks off in Geneva, Switzerland in April for 44 of the world’s most-talented violinists under the age of 22. One of those competitors, Jacques Forestier, is a 13-year-old violinist from Edmonton, Alta. He started learning to play the instrument after his mother, who is also a violinist, gave him his first violin when he was just two years old.
630 Ched Radio interview January 19th 10:19 am. If you can not hear the sound click the link below.
CTV News Edmonton did a wonderful piece on Jack, it is worth seeing. The link is below the photo.