Vanessa-Mae

Vanessa-Mae

British violinist
Bringing commercial sensuality to the often sterile world of classical music, talented violinist Vanessa-Mae moved from a successful classical recording career into the field of popular music with her 1994 breakout album, The Violin Player.
BornOctober 27, 1978
HometownSingapore
Height5'3" (1.60m)
ParentsVorapong Vanakorn , Pamela Soei Luang Tan
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The sweetest revenge: A history of artists taking on their critics

  • To the astonishment of his newspaper, Ms Tan-Nicholson – mother of celebrated virtuoso violinist Vanessa-Mae – responded by taking out a full page advert in The Times as an open letter to Mr Morrison, attempting to put him right on the finer points of classical opera and explain why, in her view, he had misunderstood what she was trying to achieve in the performance.

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Vanessa Mae Banned From Skiing Competitions After Results Fiddle

The violinist Vanessa Mae has been banned from ski competitions for four years after pleading guilty to fiddling results in order to qualify for the Sochi Winter Olympics.

Albums

Ultimate Vanessa-Mae Collection
Ultimate Vanessa-Mae Collection
2003
Storm
Storm
1997
Classical Album, Vol. 2: China Girl
Classical Album, Vol. 2: China Girl
1997
Violin Player
Violin Player
1995
Vanessa-Mae: The Violin Player; Original Four Seasons and the Devil's Trill Sonata
Vanessa-Mae: The Violin Player; Original Four Seasons and the Devil's Trill Sonata
2011
Platinum Collection
Platinum Collection
2007
Vanessa Mae
Vanessa Mae
2006
Choreography
Choreography
2004
Ultimate Collection [EMI]
Ultimate Collection [EMI]
2003
Live at the Royal Albert Hall
Live at the Royal Albert Hall
2003
Red Hot
Red Hot
2003
Best of Vanessa-Mae
Best of Vanessa-Mae
2002
Subject to Change
Subject to Change
2001
Classical Collection, Part 1
Classical Collection, Part 1
2000
Red Hot Live at Royal Albert Hall
Red Hot Live at Royal Albert Hall
1999
Original Four Seasons & The Devil's Trill Sonata
Original Four Seasons & The Devil's Trill Sonata
1999
Storm
Storm
1997
Classical Album 1
Classical Album 1
1996
Tchaikovsky - Beethoven: Violin Concertos
Tchaikovsky - Beethoven: Violin Concertos
1991

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