Van Cliburn Piano Competion – A Famed Pianist’s Memory Lives On

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Van Cliburn passed away just a few months ago, but the piano competition under his name continues every year. This prestigious competition is held every year that inspires the local community while showing their talent in piano playing in the stage.This competition is considered to be one of the few musical events in the world.

The Cliburn competition is a great way of for the Cliburn Foundation to express their love and devotion to classical music. This is also a way for them to let the memory of Van Cliburn stay in the heart and mind of people. It was Van Cliburn who founded this international piano competition.

The Van Cliburn Foundation has dedicated the 2013 Piano Competition to Mr. Cliburn’s memory. They also expect that the mission continues and help pianists to show what they’ve got and excel more to reach their dreams.

Some thoughts on the Van Cliburn Competition 2013 | The Classical

http://melaniespanswick.comMon, 10 Jun 2013 09:01:03 GMT

The Winner of the 2013 Van Cliburn Piano Competition has just been announced and as usual, it seems, there has been much controversy over the decision. I haven’t been following all the various rounds but I have been 

Cliburn Competition: A hostile interview | Center Stage

http://artsblog.dallasnews.comSat, 08 Jun 2013 22:22:52 GMT

By Scott Cantrell/Classical Music Critic But Christopher Wilkinson, doing interviews for a Cliburn Competition documentary, just went way over the top in interviewing me. He got I have since received an e-mail of apology from Jacques Marquis, president and CEO of the Cliburn Foundation. …. Listen to LPs of artists in their 20s who played the Liszt Sonata in the style like Van when they too, won big competitions: Horacio Gutierrez, Agustin Anievas, to name a few.

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