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  1. Shining New Light on an Old StandardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Wall Street Journal

    Few musical works are as immediately recognizable as Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto. This Romantic blockbuster and audience favorite is laden with historical associations-from Van Cliburn's million-copy-selling recording in 1958 to bandleader Freddy Martin's 1941 pop-hit take on one of its prominent themes, "Tonight We Love."

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  2. Shining New Light on an Old StandardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Wall Street Journal

    Few musical works are as immediately recognizable as Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto. This Romantic blockbuster and audience favorite is laden with historical associations-from Van Cliburn's million-copy-selling recording in 1958 to bandleader Freddy Martin's 1941 pop-hit take on one of its prominent themes, "Tonight We Love."

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  3. Piano Prodigy to appear at LPACRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2009 | Examiner.com

    In this busy world of television, twitter, facebook, and Myspace how do we get the world interested in some classical pianists? Well of course, we adapt. The Van Cliburn Foundation is a group that understands the intensity that competition brings to art and entertainment.

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  4. Renowned pianist delights crowd with familiar scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The University Star

    ... or standard performance." Kwak said Pedroni is a world-renowned pianist who has won first place at the ninth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and the Queen Sonja International Music Competition in 1993. Pedroni won second place at the ...

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  5. World renowned pianist Jon Nakamatsu makes rare Northfield appearance at Carleton CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Northfield.org

    World renowned classical and jazz pianist Jon Nakamatsu will perform in concert on Sunday, April 12 at 3 p.m. in the Carleton College Concert Hall. A Van Cliburn gold medalist, Nakamatsu is considered to be one of the most sough-after pianists of his generation.

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  6. Pianist Jon Nakamatsu to perform at BatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Twin City Times

    1997 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition gold medal winner Jon Nakamatsu performs at Bates College on Friday, March 27 (Photo by Christian Steiner) Classical pianist Jon Nakamatsu will perform at Bates College on Friday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. ...

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  7. Detroit Symphony Orchestra at The Berman, April 1st: Augustin Hadelich & Joyce Yang in ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | La Prensa

    ... Fisher Career Grant (2010), Joyce Yang (piano) was awarded the silver medal as the youngest contestant at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition (2005) and went on to win the Steven De Groote Memorial Award for Best Performance of Chamber ...

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  8. Bienen School of Music to Host Eclectic Lineup of Guest ArtistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Northwestern University

    ... O'Riley and Argentine composer Pablo Ziegler and a recital by Russian-born pianist Alexander Kobrin , the 2005 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition winner. In addition, the public is invited to attend master classes featuring promising Bienen ...

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  9. Solo violinist to highlight concert at KCRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The Kilgore College Music and Dance Department and LeitmotivArts will present a free concert featuring solo violinist Andrej Kurti on Monday. "Road to Carnegie," is set for 7:30 p.m. in Van Cliburn Auditorium at Kilgore College, according to an announcement from the college.

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  10. Sean ChenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | WWOZ

    ... and prestigious prizes available to an American pianist. The 27-year-old also won third prize at the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, becoming the first American to reach the finals since 1997. He has appeared as a soloist with a ...

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  11. Overseas guests dominate 2nd Russian Festival concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Nuvo.net

    ... , 32, from S. Korea; the keyboard guest was brilliant young Vadym Kholodenko , the Gold Medalist of the 2013 Van Cliburn Competition from Kiev, Ukraine. Though brilliant (as I said) describes this concert from start to finish, it lacked the ...

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  12. Best bets for the week of Jan. 22 to 29, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... internationally recognized for his artistry and charismatic performance style. Likewise, Jon Nakamatsu, the 1997 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition gold medalist, has elicited grand praises throughout the years with his dynamic power and ...

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  13. Loads of music on calendar through springRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... or call the box office: 204-7869000. The sensational - and tireless - 2009 gold medal winner at the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition also performs Beethoven's Piano "Emperor" Concerto in E-flat major, Op. 73 that same weekend ...

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  14. Lang LangRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Keyboard Magazine

    ... his combination of virtuosity and outreach has made him the new millennium's de facto ambassador of classical-a Van Cliburn for today's smaller and hyper-connected world. Born in Shenyang, China, he was inspired at age three to study piano after ...

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  15. Forgotten concerts: Van Cliburn at Springfield Municipal Auditorium on April 13, 1966Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Van Cliburn in a publicity photo used to promote his April 13, 1966 visit to Springfield. The famed pianist returned to the city for a pair of performances on Oct. 17-18, 1972.

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  16. Pianist Yang puts her all into music - Fri, 10 Oct 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Spokesman-Review

    Joyce Yang isn't yet 30 years old, and already the South Korean-born pianist is on her way to becoming one of the most famous and decorated classical musicians in the world. At 19, she won the silver medal at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, and she received Juilliard's prestigious Arthur Rubinstein Prize in 2010.

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  17. My Brightest Diamond: 'New York Will Always Be My Artistic Home'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | The Village Voice

    ... to me, particularly with my father but also my uncle who is a world-class classical pianist -- he was doing Van Cliburn competitions and playing very seriously around the world in the '70s, he's also an incredible jazz musician -- so I think just ...

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  18. Cliburn names Leonard Slatkin competition jury chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... of concertos at Bass Hall. And on Wednesday, the foundation named Slatkin the new jury chairman for the 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2017. His appointment comes after the retirement of John Giordano , who presided over 11 ...

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  19. Stockton Symphony, Celebrating Peter Jaffe's 20th Season with Brahms and BernsteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Caravan Stockton Newspaper

    ... - to Atherton Auditorium, Stockton. The Cleveland Competition, which rivals the internationally renowned Van Cliburn Competition in importance, awarded Mr. Khristenko $50,000 for his virtuosic demonstration; the Cleveland Plain Dealer described him ...

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