Texas became increasingly global since the 1990s. Tarrant County’s foreign-born newcomers helped shape demographics of the state. There are more than 301,000 foreign-born people living in Tarrant County.
A woman who wishes to remain anonymous came to the U.S. as an undocumented worker, seeking a better life for her children, but fears detention and deportation. Her family has directions on what to do in case she doesn't answer the phone someday.
Of the 30 original Cliburn competitors, 23 selected one piano from among three to play. New York piano technician Ismael Cunha, who is caring for that one piano, talks about the care and keeping of these instruments that he has made his career.
Daniel Hsu of the U.S. stood out Thursday evening, but Rachel Cheung of Hong Kong and Georgy Tchaidze of Russia also offered strong chamber music performances Thursday night in the 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
On Monday morning, this year’s Cliburn medalists will wake up to a new world, with hundreds of performances arranged for them around the world by the competition. Past medalists have fared well as concert pianists.