Violists Alexander Akimov and Peijun Zu share top prize at viola competition

The Yuri Bashmet International Viola Competition in Moscow has ended with joint winners of the first prize. Alexander Akimov of Russia and Peijun Xu from China split the 300,000 rouble ($10,000) award. Akimov, 27, is a graduate of the Moscow Conservatoire and a soloist with the ...

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