An updating, monthly list of exclusive masterclasses with violin virtuoso Maxim Vengerov, all recorded in celebration of his year-long residency with Classic FM. His mother sang and conducted, and his father played oboe in an orchestra. The great violinist Maxim Vengerov joins Classic FM in 2020 as the first solo Artist in Residence. Maxim Vengerov was born into a musical family on 20 August 1974 in Novosibirsk, Siberia. Maxim heard music even before he was born. Maxim Vengerov gives a masterclass on one of the most famous rhapsodic compositions by Maurice Ravel, Tzigane. Maxim Vengerov teaches Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto (I/II) Treasures of the Masterclass Media Foundation About Maxim Vengerov demonstrates his pedagogical characteristics around one of the most popular Violin Concerto of all time, the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto. A gifted child, Maxim Vengerov gave his first recital at the age of five and won the first prize in the Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition at the age of ten.