Violist Yuri Bashmet to form Russian youth orchestra for Sochi 2014 Cultural Olympiad

A competition is under way in Russia to select 60 musicians between the ages of 9 and 22 to form the first All-Russian Youth Orchestra. The orchestra will make its debut this November as part of the Cultural Olympiad for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Violist Yuri Bashmet, an ...

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