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Yunchan Lim performs Rachmaninov to win the final of the Van Cliburn competition under Marin Alsop.

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Pianist Lang Lang aged 12

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Kyiv Symphony Orchestra plays at the Palace of Culture in Dresden, Germany, with flags of Ukraine stuck to their instruments

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