Ashkan Layegh: Iran's piano prodigy
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Ashkan Layegh: Iran's piano prodigy

A 22-year-old talented pianist is the first Iranian to gain a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music since Iran's 1979 Revolution.

Ashkan Layegh is now being given masterclasses by the renowned Russian pianist Boris Berezovsky after winning a scholarship to the Oxford Piano Festival.

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  • 30 Jul 2019
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