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The competition that collapsed in indecision

The ARD competition, Germany’s most-watched and prestigious music contest, fell to pieces last night. In four categories – piano, violin, guitar and oboe – only one first prize was awarded. In the other three categories, distinguished juries decided that no-one was a winner. In the oboe event, hopeful rumours of a first prize emerged from […]
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