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PianoKids is Back for 2017

April 10th 2017
Community Connections

Those of you who follow CIPC closely know that the organization’s staff and volunteers are firmly committed to ArtsConnect, the outreach and education program designed to help Celebrate the Art of Piano within our community.  The program works with professional artists, community organizations, schools, health care organizations, and generous foundations to create innovative educational programs for young […]

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CIPC Presents Marc-André Hamelin!

February 16th 2017
Concert Series

Marc-André Hamelin is ranked among the elite of world pianists for his unrivaled blend of musicianship and virtuosity in the great works of the established repertoire, as well as his exploration of music from the 19th and 20th centuries.  Enjoy his golden artistry in a stunning program of works by Haydn, Beethoven, Scriabin, Chopin, and […]

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CIPC Announces 2017 Concert Series

January 06th 2017
General

The Cleveland International Piano Competition (CIPC) will present a full year of concerts in 2017, featuring extraordinary musicians from around the world. In keeping with CIPC’s ongoing activities to “celebrate the art of piano,” the concerts present a diverse array of piano music, including solo recitals, piano duo, chamber music, and more. In addition, each […]

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Watch the final round concerto performances!

August 07th 2016
General

The final concerto round performances of the four finalists with The Cleveland Orchestra will be archived for 90 days at medici.tv, the world’s largest broadcaster of classical music. Please click HERE to watch Georgy Tchaidze and Nikita Mndoyants (Day 1) and HERE to watch Leonardo Colafelice and Dinara Klinton (Day 2).

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Catch Up on Webcast Archives!

July 29th 2016
General

Competition fans who want to watch archived videos of performances can do so from the CIPC Livestream page.  CLICK HERE TO WATCH!

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Festival Events Make CIPC2016 More Than a Competition

July 01st 2016
Competition

While more than 30 thoroughly amazing contestants are battling it out on the stages of Gartner Auditorium and Severance Hall, the “festival” component of the Cleveland International Piano Competition and Festival will offer an amazing array of concert, enrichment, education, and community outreach programs.  These events, which are supported by a major grant from the […]

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2106 Winner’s Prize Package Largest Ever

June 23rd 2016
Competition

The winner of the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition will receive the most substantial prize package in the event’s history, thanks to the generosity of committed patrons and the increasing global awareness of CIPC. To begin, the first prize cash award, known as the Mixon First Prize in honor of its donors, Mal and Barbara […]

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Performance Order Announced

May 23rd 2016
Competition

A drawing has been conducted to determine performance order for the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition & Festival.  Pianists will perform in this order for the first and second round.  The eight contestants who advance to the semi-final round will also remain in the original order.  Performance order for the chamber music and concerto phases […]

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35 Pianists Invited to CIPC 2016

May 03rd 2016
Competition

Thirty-five contestants have been invited to participate in the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition & Festival this summer. They were selected from among more than 320 applicants, the largest number in the history of the event. The 35 contestants range in age from 19 to 30. Yuanfan Yang, who won the 2015 CIPC Young Artists […]

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PianoKids Comes to the Competition!

March 29th 2016
Community Connections

The 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition and Festival will welcome a very new and different audience this summer as 50 young children participate in PianoKids at CIPC. This special, all-day version of the in-school PianoKids will involve several artists from the ArtsConnect program, including Andris Koh, Aniela Eddy, and Natsumi Shibagaki – the original PianoKids […]

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