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Classical Notes: Plenty of attitude from virtuoso Swiss violinist Kolly D'Alba

Rachel Kolly D'Alba is a name that's not easily forgotten.

30th March, 2014

Rachel Kolly D'Alba is a name that's not easily forgotten in its own right, and impossible if you have experienced the Swiss violinist's dazzling performances. ''Electrifying intensity . . . a throw-back to the golden age of music making,'' a piece about her in The Strad magazine read, while a Times reviewer wrote that ''time and again my jaw dropped at the passionate skill of her playing''.

She bristles with attitude when it comes to connecting with...

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