The Russian pianist became the winner of the “classic Eurovision”

The Russian pianist became the winner of the “classic Eurovision”

MOSCOW, 24 Aug — RIA Novosti. Russian pianist Ivan Bessonov became the winner of competition of young musicians, Eurovision Young Musicians, also known as the “classic Eurovision”. About it RIA Novosti reported the press service of VGTRK.


The competition, held in the Scottish capital Edinburgh, was attended by musicians from 18 countries, six came in the final. The strongest was 16-year-old Russian, who performed Tchaikovsky’s First piano Concerto.

Bessonov represented Russia as the finalist of the competition “Blue bird” conducted by TV channel “Russia 1”.

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“This is the third victory for Russians put forward by the TV channel “Russia 1″ at the international competition Eurovision in 2006, winners of the Junior Eurovision became the Tolmachev sisters, and in 2008 the Eurovision song contest took Dima Bilan,” — said the press service of the holding.

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