Just in: Japanese wins ARD violin contestNews
The last result is in from a very low-key 2021 ARD music competition in Munich.
In the violin section Seiji Okamoto, 27, from Japan convinced the jury, which awarded him the first prize. Dmitry Smirnov, 28, came second. Alexandra Tirsu, 29, from Moldova / Romania came third but also took the audience prize.
The competition needs to work on boosting its international reception.