Rise to fame
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Maxim Vengerov at 40: Ten facts about the great violinist
4. Rise to fame
In 1990, he won the International Carl Flesch Competition in London. His public appearances – both as a soloist and with orchestras – at major European music events sparked the interest of major record labels and music magazines. Contact with Rostropovich and Daniel Barenboim, as well as performances with the world's most famous orchestras, added to his artistic progress.