Biography of Andrade Levine:
Levine Andrade was born in Bombay, and came to England at 9 and was awarded a scholarship to the Yehudi Menuhin School where BBC Television made a full documentary about him in their series "Life of a Child". At 15 he was awarded a scholarship to study at the Royal Academy of Music where he won many prizes for violin, viola and chamber music, and was honoured with a scholarship for a 4th year of study, after which he went on to obtain the highest accolade in his Recital Diploma.
While at the Academy the Arditti String Quartet was formed and had an unparalleled career performing at almost every major music festival throughout the world to great critical acclaim. Their recordings won several prizes. Levine also gave the television premiere of Krystof Penderecki's "Capriccio" for Solo Viola on Polish Television.