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Maxim Vengerov tells CLASSIC fm that 'Playing an instrument should never become routine'

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Universally hailed as one of the world's finest musicians, and often referred to as the greatest living string player in the world today, Grammy award winner Maxim Vengerov has performed sold out concerts with the world's most eminent orchestras and conductors and has given solo recitals in every major city in the world.  Steeped in the celebrated Russian tradition of music making, Maxim Vengerov enjoys international acclaim as a conductor and is one of the most in-demand soloists in all of classical music.

CLASSIC fm spoke to the brilliant violinist about staying passionate, why recording is so much harder than performing live and the unusual reason he chose the violin in the first place.  READ THE Q&A