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Free Childrens’ Concert! CIPC Presents Carnival of the Animals!

March 29th 2016
Community Connections

Last summer CIPC’s ArtsConnect program worked with several community organizations to present two free community performances of Camille Saint-Saëns’ very child-friendly Carnival of the Animals. This spring the fun will continue at the Rainey Institute, a Cleveland institution that has been providing the community with education and programing in the performing and visual arts for […]

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Children Dance and Sing Their Way to Music Learning

Community Connections

Last fall CIPC ArtsConnect launched PianoKids, a music outreach program for pre-school children. The program was designed as a two part presentation: one to introduce the children to basic musical concepts, a second to build on what they learned. This month, Andris Koh (cello), Aniela Eddy (violin), and Natsumi Shibagaki (piano), will return to the […]

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CIPC Featured in International Piano

March 02nd 2016
Competition

Check out this great article about the 2016 Competition from the March/April issue of International Piano magazine!  And thanks to our friends at Rhinegold Publishing you can read the last two complete editions free of charge!  Just follow this link to fill out the registration form.  Once you have filled out the form, you will then […]

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CIPC Joins Steinway Prizewinner Concert Network

March 07th 2016
Competition

The Cleveland International Piano Competition has become the first U.S. competition to join the Steinway Prizewinner Concert Network, a collaboration of piano competitions, concert organizers, festivals, and radio stations that introduce select young pianists to international audiences. As a result of this new partnership, the Mixon First Prize winner of the 2016 Cleveland International Piano […]

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Single Tickets on Sale Now!

March 01st 2016
Competition

More than 320 pianists from 38 countries applied to compete in the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition, promising an absolutely incredible level of talent. A 5-member screening jury will review the applications and performance videos of all 320 applicants in early April, ultimately inviting 27 to 30 pianists to participate. Watch your inbox for the […]

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Bravo Piano Returns!

Competition

Mark your calendar now for the social event of the year! Bravo Piano, the spectacular black tie gala held at Severance Hall on the final night of the competition, will be back again – this year honoring the John P. Murphy Foundation and the Kulas Foundation, which have provided generous support for CIPC since it […]

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Learning Series Offers Insights into the Competition, the Music, and the Artists

Competition

One of the most popular events in 2013 was the Jury Roundtable Discussion – a standing-room only opportunity to learn everything about what the jury listens for during the competition, how they make their decisions, the “special something” that distinguishes a first prize winner, and more. We’re bringing it back for 2016, in the largest […]

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Thought-Provoking Film Series to Showcase the World of Piano Music

Competition

Virtuoso pianist Martha Argerich takes center stage at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, August 2 with a screening of Argerich, a film created by her daughter Stéphanie. Ms. Argerich follows her famous mother through public concerts and private moments, revealing the challenges of a family that has lived in the glare of the international stage. The […]

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CIPC Festival Returns as Highlight of 2016 Competion

Competition

Since 2013, when the Cleveland International Piano Competition moved the solo rounds to the Cleveland Museum of Art, the event has included the CIPC Festival, a series of events designed to enrich the competition for everyone. We’re pleased to announce that the festival is back for 2016, bigger and better than ever with an amazing […]

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Final Round Expanded to Include Chamber Music

November 10th 2015
Competition

The final round of the Cleveland International Piano Competition has been expanded to include chamber music performances, providing another opportunity for the finalists to demonstrate their skills and for audience members to enjoy the amazing talent of these artists.  The finalists will select one of four piano quintets (Brahms, Dvorak, Franck, and Schumann) and perform with […]

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