The Cliburn Announces the Finalists

June 5, 2017 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Classical Music and Opera

The finalists are (from back left): Daniel Hsu of the United States, Kenneth Broberg of the United States, Yehwon Sunwoo from South Korea, Yury Favorin from Russia, Rachel Cheung from Hong Kong and Georgy Tchaidze from Russia. They were announced at The Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition held at Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Texas. / Photo by Ralph Lauer

We hope you’ve been with us in Fort Worth or streaming the Cliburn concerts online and following our posts on each of the semifinal concerts. Join us starting Wednesday for the finals.

Tonight, Leonard Slatkin, chairman of the Jury for the Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition (taking place May 25-June 10 at Bass Performance Hall), announced the six pianists advancing to the Final Round, which starts Wednesday, June 7, and continues through Saturday, June 10.

The finalists are:

Kenneth Broberg, United States, 23

Rachel Cheung, Hong Kong, 25

Yury Favorin, Russia, 30

Daniel Hsu, United States, 19

Yekwon Sunwoo, South Korea, 28

Georgy Tchaidze, Russia, 29

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