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CIPC partners with medici.tv and WVIZ ideastream for first-time final round webcast

October 10th 2015
Competition

One of the highlights of the Cleveland International Piano Competition – the final round performances with The Cleveland Orchestra – will be webcast for the first time in 2016.  CIPC will work with WVIZ/PBS ideastream, Cleveland’s PBS affiliate, to produce the programming. While the solo rounds have been webcast for many years, 2016 marks the […]

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Grammy® Winner Bramwell Tovey to Conduct Final Round at 2016 CIPC

November 10th 2015
Competition

Bramwell Tovey, Music Director of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra since 2000, will conduct The Cleveland Orchestra for the final round of the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition (CIPC). Mr. Tovey also is Principal Guest Conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, and founding host and conductor of the New York Philharmonic’s Summertime Classics […]

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CIPC President and CEO Named “Key Influencer”

December 02nd 2015
Community Connections

CIPC is proud to announce that President and CEO Pierre van der Westhuizen has been named one of Musical America’s Key Industry Influencers in its Professionals of the Year Special Report.  Their profile on Dr. van der Westhuizen, can be read HERE. Each year, the Musical America Professionals of the Year are the performing arts […]

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PianoKids Brings Music to Cleveland’s Schools

November 30th 2015
Community Connections

CIPC’s ArtsConnect program, working in partnership with the Greater Cleveland Neighborhood Centers Association, has launched PianoKids, a new music outreach project that is bringing top-tier, professional artists to Cleveland students who have limited access to concert performances. Ten Cleveland Metropolitan School District schools are participating in the 2015/16 PianoKids program, which is being sponsored by […]

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Mixon First Prize Increased to $75,000 for 2016 CIPC

November 10th 2015
Competition

Thanks to the generosity of long time patrons Mal and Barbara Mixon, the first prize winner of the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition will receive a cash award of $75,000. This is increased from the $50,000 the Mixons had been donating for many years. The substantial cash award makes CIPC extremely attractive to potential contestants, […]

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Schedule announced, tickets on sale for 2016 CIPC

November 09th 2015
Competition

The 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition and Festival will be nothing short of a feast for keyboard fans.  Dedicated to “Celebrating the Art of Piano,” the marathon event will be held over 15 days in five venues, encompassing competition performances, guest artist concerts, films, discussion groups, an opening night concert and party, and a final […]

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CIPC Throwback! Watch Your Favorite Performances Now!

July 21st 2015
Competition

Thanks to the hard work of CIPC summer intern Christopher Brinich, dozens of performance videos from past competitions are now available on YouTube. Watch winning performances from Stanislav Khristenko, Alexander Schimpf, Martina Filjak, and more – including the fantastically entertaining performance of Lavignac’s Galop-Marche performed by the four 2013 winners. More videos are being added […]

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CIPC Young Artists Winners to Perform in Sold Out NY Debut

May 11th 2015
Young Artists

Yuanfan Yang and Jae Hong Park, the first prize winners of the 2015 CIPC Young Artists Competition, will perform in a sold out recital at The Frick Collection on Thursday, July 13 at 7:30 pm. The concert is being presented by the Cleveland International Piano Competition as part of the Young Artists prize package. Mr. […]

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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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In Memoriam

July 21st 2015
Community Connections

Constance Curtiss Manuel, known to her many friends at the CIPC as Connie, died in June at the age of 96. She was a sixth generation Clevelander, descended from the earliest settlers of our nation. Mrs. Manuel attended Laurel School in Shaker Heights, Simmons College in Boston, and Western Reserve Medical School. She completed her […]

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