The Cliburn Announces the Winners

June 10, 2017 | By Julie Riggott | Category: Classical Music and Opera

The Cliburn just announced the winners of the Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, which took place May 25 to June 10, 2017, at Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Texas. The awards ceremony was held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 10.

And the winners are:

Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Gold Medal and Van Cliburn Winner’s Cup:

Yekwon Sunwoo, South Korea, 28

Silver Medal:

Kenneth Broberg, United States, 23

Bronze Medal:

Daniel Hsu, United States, 19

Other Awards:

Rachel Cheung, Hong Kong, 25, Audience Award

Daniel Hsu, United States, 19, Beverley Taylor Smith Award for Best Performance of a New Work and Steven De Groote Memorial Award for the Best Performance of Chamber Music

Dasol Kim, South Korea, 28, John Giordano Jury Chairman Discretionary Award

Leonardo Pierdomenico, Italy, 24, Raymond E. Buck Jury Discretionary Award

Tony Yike Yang, Canada, 18, Jury Discretionary Award Cash Award

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