OREANDA-NEWS  Russian pianists won prizes at the Fifth International Piano Competition in Japan. The first place was taken by the pianist of the Moscow Philharmonic Philip Lynov, the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Olga Lyubimova wrote in the Telegram channel.

"Our musicians won prizes at the fifth International Piano Competition in Takamatsu! The show has been held in Japan since 2006. It gives the participants an opportunity to get acquainted with musicians from different countries, to declare themselves and their talent on the stage of the greatest treasury of Sanport Takamatsu," she wrote.

According to her, this project, like the Russian International Tchaikovsky Competition, "opens up to the world new names of outstanding representatives of the performing arts of our time."

The first place was taken by Philip Lynov, the third by Nail Mavlyudov, a graduate of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. "I congratulate our musicians on these amazing results and wish them further success in their work," the minister added.