With his Cliburn Competition dreams dashed, pianist Alessandro Deljavan considers how he might find the keys to a successful concert career. The pianist labeled ‘eccentric’ finds it hard to promote himself — but knows that he must.
The 26-year-old Ukrainian hoists the Winner's Cup on Sunday and 20-year-old Italian Beatrice Rana is named the silver medalist of the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
Pianists Haochen Zhang, Nobuyuki Tsujii and Yeol Eum Son reflect on life with a Cliburn medal
Critic: Mndoyants gives an aristocratic performance of Mozart, Dong plays lyrical Beethoven and Rana muscles through Prokofiev.
Californian Sean Chen had to persuade his mom that Juilliard, not Harvard or MIT, was his calling.
From learning to love guacamole to meeting Yu Darvish, the 19-year-old Japanese phenom is already having the competition of a lifetime.
They’re cultural ambassadors and provide a welcoming place to practice and relax
Vadym Kholodenko was the standout in an evening of three excellent performances.
At age 5, he says, his mom made him come indoors from the playground and learn about music.
Critic: Rana, Mndoyants were standouts.
The famed maestro will take the baton during the final rounds of the Fort Worth competition this week
Vadym Kholodenko, the 26-year-old Ukrainian, took the gold medal in the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
Competition Saturday from the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
Competition Friday from the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.