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Ambition or passion?

June 21, 2019

Young athletes and musicians have to be ambitious if they want to reach the top. But those who exaggerate their diligence and ambition ultimately lose their passion.

LGT Young Soloists at the Festival of South Tyrol in Merano
Ambition or passion?

You know her, the figure of the overambitious ice-skating mother or the tennis father maltreating his offspring. There are them, these parents, and there are the up-and-coming athletes and musicians who want to achieve top performances mainly because of their parents. One often sees this with young talents, confirms violinist Sophie Bundschuh, and she also knows that they suffer as a result.

Read the interview in the current issue of CREDO magazine on the subject of "Ambition" with three young top musicians, in which they report on their not always easy career path.