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Two jurors speak out about Van Cliburn winner

The Texas pianist Ben Laude has canvassed analysis from two Van Cliburn jurors on what made Yunchan Lim’s performance of the Rachmaninov D minor concerto the outright winner. ‘It’s like Yunchan creeping up behind the conductor, tickling her,’ says Laude. The inside views come from Anne-Marie...
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Happening in NWA: Van Cliburn, Rodeo of the Ozarks

Here is a look at what is happening in Northwest Arkansas sponsored by the Sunkist Mini Can Variety Pack. The Collaborative is the University of Arkansas education and research presence in Bentonville and a catalyst to propel the state’s innovative ecosystem. They are having an open house today with live music by DJ Raquel, food, drinks, & more.

A South Korean musician wins the prestigious Van Cliburn piano competition

Six finalists competed in the competition in Fort Worth, Texas, including two from Russia and one from Ukraine. An 18-year-old South Korean was the youngest to win in the contest's 60-year history. Transcript. LEILA FADEL, HOST:. A South Korean musician has won the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. This...

Pianist, 18, from South Korea wins Van Cliburn competition

An 18-year-old from South Korea has won the 16th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, one of the top showcases for the world's best pianists.The competition held in Fort Worth, Texas, ended Saturday night with Yunchan Lim becoming the competition's youngest winner of the gold medal. His winnings include a cash award of $100,000 and three years of career management.The silver medalist was Anna Geniushene, a 31-year-old from Russia, and the bronze medalist is Dmytro Choni, a 28-year-old from Ukraine.Lim told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that he'll discuss with his teacher what the next move for his career should be.“I...