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Pierre van der Westhuizen to Appear on “Living the Classical Life”

July 21st 2015
Community Connections

CIPC President and CEO Pierre van der Westhuizen will appear this fall on Living the Classical Life, hosted by pianist Zsolt Bognár. The program features in-depth interviews and one-of-a-kind performances with the people who are shaping the world of today’s classical music. Watch our e-newsletters and Facebook page for the release date. In the meantime, […]

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Local Public Funding Supports the Work of CIPC

September 21st 2014
Community Connections

Over the past eight years, the Cleveland International Piano Competition has received nearly $590,000 dollars in support from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, which has helped make the CIPC one of the most spectacular events in Northeast Ohio. This type of funding strengthens our community, and enriches the quality of life in our neighborhoods for people […]

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Free Summer Concert Series Returns

June 01st 2015
Community Connections

CIPC’s hugely popular Summer Concert Series at the Beachwood Community Center will return with its first concert on Thursday, June 18 at 6:15 pm.  This first in a series of nine concerts, all of which will be held at the same time on consecutive Thursday nights, will feature Ariel Clayton (violin), Andris Koh (cello), and Emily […]

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Yuanfan Yang and Jae Hong Park win Young Artists Competition

May 27th 2015
Young Artists

Eighteen-year-old Yuanfan Yang from the UK (Senior Division) and 15-year-old Jae Hong Park from South Korea (Junior Division) were named first prize winners of the CIPC Young Artists competition. The jury selected the winners from a field of 25 candidates who performed over a ten-day period in May.

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CIPC to present free childrens’ concerts

May 21st 2015
Community Connections

Lions, kangaroos, tortoises, elephants, and other exotic animals will enchant Cleveland school children early this summer in a very unexpected way, as the CIPC presents two free performances of Camille Saint-Saëns’ kid-friendly Carnival of the Animals. The work, which is a musical depiction of animals engaging in their own high-spirited parade, is hugely popular and […]

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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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CIPC Young Artists: The Latest News

February 10th 2015
Young Artists

New York Debut Announced for First Prize Winner, Senior Division The first prize winner in the Senior Division will be awarded a cash prize of $25,000, presented by CIPC Board of Directors member Zoya Reyzis.  In addition, the winner will receive a debut recital at The Frick Collection in New York, one of the most respected […]

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Professional Musicians Available Through CIPC

Community Connections

CIPC ArtsConnect, the music outreach program that provides top-level musical performances to communities, schools, and health care facilities, works with an amazing roster of dedicated artists who are based in Northeast Ohio.  World-class jazz, classical, and cabaret-style instrumentalists and vocalists provide their time and talent to ArtsConnect, in between their own professional engagements and, in […]

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A Year of Change for ArtsConnect

December 12th 2014
Community Connections

Just about one year ago, in January 2014, the Cleveland International Piano Competition launched a new program called CIPC ArtsConnect. The program had its roots in Access to the Arts, an organization that was searching for new direction following the death of its founder, Graham Grund. At the time, the program provided concerts for nursing […]

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International Artistry Defined 2014 Concert Series

December 15th 2014
Concert Series

Guest artists from China, France, Russia, Canada, Israel, and Palestine – as well as the entire roster of Apollo’s Fire Baroque Orchestra – provided inspiration, joy, and amazing artistry throughout the year as CIPC presented the 2014 Concert Series. The Crescendo gala, held in the Ames Family Atrium of the Cleveland Museum of Art after […]

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