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Four Pianos, Eight Hands, One Incredible Encore!

October 28th 2019
Events

CIPC hosted its annual Encore! gala benefit on October 12, 2019, in the beautifully appointed Founders Ballroom of the InterContinental Hotel Cleveland. More than 275 guests gathered for dinner, drinks, raffle, and musical performances from past medalists Arianna Körting (2012), Jiayan Sun (2013), and Konstantin Soukhovetski (2003). CIPC President Yaron Kohlberg and master of ceremonies […]

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Valentine’s Day With Stanislav Khristenko and Tatiana Chulochnikova

January 23rd 2018
Events

Join us for a romantic evening with husband and wife duo Stanislav Khristenko, 2013 Mixon First Prize Winner, and Tatiana Chulochnikova, Concertmaster of the Washington Bach Consort. Stanislav and Tatiana will present an enchanting program of works for duo piano and violin. The event will be held on Saturday, February 17, 6:00 pm at Shaker […]

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Nikita Mndoyants: Past, Present, and Future

December 06th 2017
Competition

Nikita Mndoyants had a year of exciting debuts, important milestones, and more than a few “homecomings” that kept the 2016 Mixon First Prize winner traveling almost constantly. Among the highlights was a June debut at Carnegie Hall in New York, which Pianist magazine called “a stunning start for Mndoyants.”  He also made his solo debut in […]

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Nikita Mndoyants Releases New CD

August 10th 2017
Past Winners

2016 Mixon First Prize winner Nikita Mndoyants has released a new recording on the Steinway & Sons label. Available in multiple formats at Amazon and iTunes, the disc includes Schumann’s Davidsbündlertänze, Op. 6; Beethoven’s Bagatelles, Op. 126; and Prokofiev’s Sarcasms, Op. 17. Mr. Mndoyants performed the first two of these works at his Carnegie Hall […]

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Nikita Mndoyants on Tour

April 10th 2017
Community Connections

When Nikita Mndoyants won first prize at the Cleveland International Piano Competition last year he was awarded more than a cash prize.  He also received a Carnegie Hall debut, a compact disc recording on the Steinway & Sons label, and dozens of concert engagements in the U.S. and abroad. Earlier this year he began fulfilling […]

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Catch Up With Our Artists

July 13th 2015
Past Winners

2013 Mixon First Prize winner Stanislav Khristenko has recently returned from an overseas tour that took him to London and Korea for performances with the Milton Keynes City Orchestra (Rachmaninoff No. 2) and the Suwon Philharmonic Orchestra (Beethoven No. 3). Late July and August is a very busy time, marked by recital appearances at Kent […]

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Stanislav Khristenko Becomes a Steinway Artist

November 10th 2014
Competition

2013 Mixon First Prize winner Stanislav Khristenko has been named to the roster of Steinway Artists.  The designation recognizes a select group of pianists who have chosen to perform exclusively on Steinway pianos. Mr. Khristenko released an album, Fantasies, on the Steinway & Sons label in 2014, which was part of his 2013 CIPC prize […]

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Keeping Up With Stanislav Khristenko

December 12th 2014
Competition

Since winning first prize at the 2013 Cleveland International Piano Competition (CIPC), Stanislav Khristenko has been launched on a career-changing path of concertizing, recording, and learning new repertoire. He is, at varying times, exhausted, exhilarated, and contemplative. At all times he is focused on the future, making certain that he is well prepared for the […]

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Catching Up With Our Four Medalists

July 15th 2014
Community Connections

CIPC will present one of the best concerts of the year on August 23, as all four medalists from the 2013 Competition take the stage together, along with Apollo’s Fire Baroque Orchestra, in what can only be described as a musical extravaganza. Jeannette Sorrell will conduct. In advance of the concert we wanted to give […]

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Two Breathtaking Performances, Plus a new CD!

June 03rd 2014
Competition

Stanislav Khristenko, winner of the 2013 Cleveland International Piano Competition, captivated audiences in Cleveland and New York for two separate concerts in May. He performed the same repertoire for both performances, a diverse and engaging program that began with Bartók’s tumultuous Piano Sonata, Sz. 80 and ended with Prokofiev’s thundering “Stalingrad” Sonata. Between these two […]

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Stanislav Khristenko to Perform in New York and Cleveland

April 01st 2014
Past Winners

Stanislav Khristenko, the stunning first prize winner at the 2013 Cleveland International Piano Competition, will perform two important concerts in May, one in Cleveland; the other at Carnegie Hall in New York. The Cleveland concert, part of CIPC’s 2014 Concert Series, will be held Sunday, May 11, at 8:00 pm in Kulas Hall at the […]

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Catching up with Alexander Schimpf

October 28th 2013
Competition

The new concert season has begun and Alexander Schimpf is off and running with the first of a series of tours that will keep him busy through the end of May. This one starts with a recital at Hiram College on October 30, and continues through November 24 with a performance of Grieg’s Piano Concerto in […]

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