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The Van Cliburn Memorial Concert 2014

To mark the one-year anniversary of the death of legendary pianist Van Cliburn, the Fort Worth-based foundation that bears his name hosted The Van Cliburn Memorial Concert in Sundance Square Plaza on February 27. In the first event of its kind, eight former Cliburn Competition award winners performed short solo recitals on the outdoor stage of the plaza in downtown Fort Worth.

The free concert was live-streamed through Cliburn.org. The participating pianists covered a competition history ranging from 1985 until 2013. Hear the full concert below.

Van Cliburn Memorial Concert – February 27, 2014 – Program:

Yakov Kasman, 1997 silver medalist (18:15)

RACHMANINOV – Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, op. 36 (1913)
Allegro agitato
Non allegro – Lento
L’istesso tempo – Allegro molto


Simone Pedroni, 1993 gold medalist (44:23)

WILLIAMS
Suite from Lincoln
LISZT
Funérailles


Steven Lin, 2013 jury discretionary award winner (1:17:30)

DEBUSSY – Selections from Suite bergamasque
Ménuet
Clair de lune

MENDELSSOHN
Fantasy in F-sharp Minor, op. 28


Maxim Philippov, 2001 silver medalist (1:41:42)

SCHUMANN – Sonata in F-sharp Minor, op. 28
Introduzione: Un poco Adagio – Allegro vivace
Aria
Scherzo: Allegrissimo – intermezzo: Lento
Finale: Allegro, un poco maestoso


Alexey Koltakov, 2001 finalist (2:11:35)

LISZT
Après une Lecture du Dante


José Feghali, 1985 gold medalist (2:30:09)

SCHUMANN – Kinderszenen, op. 15
1. Von fremden Ländern und Menschen
2. Kuriose Geschichte
3. Hasche-Mann
4. Bittendes Kind
5. Glückes genug
6. Wichtige Begebenheit
7. Träumerei
8. Am Kamin
9. Ritter vom Steckenpferd
10. Fast zu ernst
11. Fürchtenmachen
12. Kind im Einschlummern
13. Der Dichter spricht

BACH-HESS
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring


Antonio Pompa-Baldi, 2001 silver medalist (2:59:07)

LISZT
Ballade No. 2 in B Minor
POULENC
Les chemins de l’amour
LISZT
Paraphrase on Verdi’s “Ernani”


Alexander Kobrin, 2005 gold medalist (3:29:04)

TCHAIKOVSKY – Selections from The Seasons, op. 37b
January
February
June
July
August
October
November
December

More on The Van Cliburn Competition:

The 13th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and a 50th Anniversary

The 14th Van Cliburn – Merging High Quality Performance with Hi-End Technology


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  1. Lyonio Bottacci Nunesw Says:

    A magnificent concert in all aspects.
    I just could not efface the sadness it brought remembering Van Cliburn.
    I could just envision his smile and kind gentle soul watching his pianists continuing his lifetime work!

  2. Margaret Chavannes Says:

    WoW! A really wonderful demonsttration of the effect of this great man on the world. A great concert.

  3. ZUHAIR BAKDOUD Says:

    I cannot believe that nobody, but literally nobody, played anything by Chopin! SHAME!

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