Levon Chilingirian

Levon Chilingirian

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Levon Chilingirian OBE
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UK-based violinist, born 28 May 1948 to Armenian parents in Nicosia, Cyprus.
He came to Britain when he was 12 and studied at the Royal College of Music. He co-founded the Chilingirian String Quartet in 1971 with cellist Philip de Groote and was also one of the first members of The English Concert, playing in their first London concert in 1973. He played with a number of orchestras, including the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Russian National Orchestra and BBC Philharmonic.
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