February 7, 2021 to February 21, 2021
Online, Fort Worth, TX
About the Event:
Van Cliburn Foundation, Inc.
201 Main Street, Suite 100; Fort Worth, TX 76102
Activities: Concert season
CLIBURN MASTERPIECE Every other Sunday – 2 p.m. CT To watch premieres at listed times: Facebook and YouTube To watch later on demand: Facebook, YouTube, IGTV, Cliburn.org/masterpiece Cliburn Masterpiece is a series that examines the who, what, when, where, and how of the greatest piano works. Cliburn laureates and other esteemed specialists, in and outside the field of music, join host Buddy Bray to lead us through the story of each piece—the composer, the background, the narrative, the characters, the technical difficulties, and more. Each episode ends with a standout, full performance of the piece from a past Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
SPRING 2021 SCHEDULE
February 7 SCHUMANN Kreisleriana, op. 16 featuring Rachel Cheung, 2017 finalist and audience award + Dr. Jeffrey Todd, TCU professor of modern languages and literature
February 21 SCRIABIN Sonata No. 5, op. 53 featuring Sean Chen, 2013 third prize + Jerome Lowenthal, pianist March 7 RAVEL Gaspard de la nuit featuring Haochen Zhang, 2009 gold medalist + Marc-André Hamelin, pianist
March 28 PROKOFIEV Sonata No. 8 in B-flat Major, op. 84 featuring Georgy Tchaidze, 2017 finalist + Dr. Peter Kupfer, SMU associate professor and chair of musicology
April 11 SCHUBERT Sonata in C Minor, D. 958 featuring Yekwon Sunwoo, 2017 gold medalist
April 25 MENDELSSOHN Fantasy in F-sharp Minor, op. 28 ("Scottish Sonata") featuring Dasol Kim, 2017 jury discretionary award
* No Cliburn Masterpiece on March 21.