Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

The Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition took place in Fort Worth, Texas, from May 25 to June 10, 2017.

Commissioned workEdit

All competitors were required to play the commissioned work in their 45-minute Preliminary Round recital. It was Toccata on "L'homme armé", a 4- to 6-minute work composed by pianist-composer jury member Marc-André Hamelin.[1]

JuryEdit

Competition JuryEdit

Screening JuryEdit

AwardsEdit

Winners of the top prizes:

Gold Medalist Silver Medalist Bronze Medalist Audience Award
Yekwon Sunwoo Kenneth Broberg Daniel Hsu Rachel Cheung

ApplicantsEdit

A record 290 entries from 43 countries were received for the competition.[2] On March 7, 2017 the 30 competitors from 17 countries were announced.[3]

CompetitorsEdit

  • Martin James Bartlett, United Kingdom, age 20
  • Sergey Belyavskiy, Russia, 23
  • Alina Bercu, Romania, 27
  • Kenneth Broberg, United States, 23
  • Luigi Carroccia, Italy, 25
  • Han Chen, Taiwan, 25
  • Rachel Cheung, Hong Kong, 25
  • Yury Favorin, Russia, 30
  • Madoka Fukami, Japan, 28
  • Mehdi Ghazi, Algeria/Canada, 28, (he withdrew from the competition)
  • Caterina Grewe, Germany, 29
  • Daniel Hsu, United States, 19
  • Alyosha Jurinic, Croatia, 28
  • Nikolay Khozyainov, Russia, 24
  • Dasol Kim, South Korea, 28
  • Honggi Kim, South Korea, 25
  • Su Yeon Kim, South Korea, 23
  • Julia Kociuban, Poland, 25
  • Rachel Naomi Kudo, United States/Japan, 30
  • Eun-Ae Lee, South Korea, 29
  • Ilya Maximov, Russia, 30
  • Sun-A Park, United States, 29
  • Leonardo Pierdomenico, Italy, 24
  • Philipp Scheucher, Austria, 24
  • Ilya Shmukler, Russia, 22
  • Yutong Sun, China, 21
  • Yekwon Sunwoo, South Korea, 28
  • Georgy Tchaidze, Russia, 29
  • Tristan Teo, Canada, 20
  • Tony Yike Yang, Canada, 18

ResultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Commissioned Work". The Cliburn. The Cliburn. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Record Number of Entries". The Cliburn. The Cliburn. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  3. ^ "2017 Competitors". The Cliburn. The Cliburn. Retrieved 19 April 2017.

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