The Cliburn

FIFTEENTH CLIBURN COMPETITION

They have trained their whole lives for this moment. Meet the 30 competitors of the Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. These accomplished young pianists, who hail from 16 nations, will be welcomed May 25–June 10, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas, to compete for gold and more than $200,000 in prizes. Get to know them below, and be sure to get your tickets to cheer on your favorites as they take center stage at Bass Performance Hall.

Martin James Bartlett

Age 20
United Kingdom

Sergey Belyavskiy

Age 23
Russia

Alina Bercu

Age 27
Romania

Kenneth Broberg

Age 23
United States

Luigi Carroccia

Age 25
Italy

Han Chen

Age 25
Taiwan

Rachel Cheung

Age 25
Hong Kong

Yury Favorin

Age 30
Russia

Madoka Fukami

Age 28
Japan

Mehdi Ghazi

Age 28
Algeria/Canada

Caterina Grewe

Age 29
Germany

Daniel Hsu

Age 19
United States

Alyosha Jurinic

Age 28
Croatia

Nikolay Khozyainov

Age 24
Russia

Dasol Kim

Age 28
South Korea

Honggi Kim

Age 25
South Korea

Su Yeon Kim

Age 23
South Korea

Julia Kociuban

Age 25
Poland

Rachel Kudo

Age 30
United States

EunAe Lee

Age 29
South Korea

Ilya Maximov

Age 30
Russia

Sun-A Park

Age 29
United States

Leonardo Pierdomenico

Age 24
Italy

Philipp Scheucher

Age 24
Austria

Ilya Shmukler

Age 22
Russia

Yutong Sun

Age 21
China

Yekwon Sunwoo

Age 28
South Korea

Georgy Tchaidze

Age 29
Russia

Tristan Teo

Age 20
Canada

Tony Yike Yang

Age 18
Canada

Our Mission

It is the mission of the Cliburn to advance classical piano music throughout the world. Its international competitions, education programs, and concert series embody an enduring commitment to artistic excellence and the discovery of young artists.

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Governance

The Cliburn is a not-for-profit organization governed by a board of directors, elected for a four year term. It is sustained by the generous support from individuals, foundations, corporations, the tireless efforts of volunteers, and embraced by the community of Fort Worth. The Van Cliburn International Piano Competition is a proud member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions.

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Fort Worth, TX 76102
817.738.6536

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