The Cliburn

Fourteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

Beatrice Rana ITunes
Release Date: November 12, 2013
Label: harmonia mundi
Catalog: hmu 907606


SCHUMANN Symphonic Études, op. 13
RAVEL Gaspard de la Nuit
BARTÓK Out of Doors

A showcase ofthe silver medalist’s “intensely-personalized music-making,” exemplified by her strong sense of color (Dallas Morning News).

With performances heralded as “sheer enchantment, alternately out-of-body and almost fearsome in intensity” (Dallas Morning News) and “an endlessly fascinating piece of humanity that had the orchestra riveted on every note” (Huffington Post), Italian pianist Beatrice Rana drew mass attention during the 2013 Cliburn Competition, capturing second prize, as well as the Audience Award.  A prizewinner many times over, Ms. Rana was named “One to Watch” by International Piano magazine just before her Cliburn appearance. Highlights of her 2013-14 season include invitations to perform with Yannick Nézet-Seguin and the Orchestre Métropolitain, Miguel Harth-Bedoya with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Fayçal Karoui with the Orchestre Lamoureux in Paris’ Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, and tours of the United States arranged by the Cliburn.

Harmonia mundi usa

harmonia mundi is one of the world’s premiere classical music labels. Since its founding in 1958, it has become synonymous with extraordinary artistry, audiophile production and intriguing repertoire. The catalog features early to contemporary classical music performed by both established and emerging artists. harmonia mundi usa’s Artistic Director and multi-Grammy-nominated producer Robina Young has been responsible for the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition recordings since 1997.

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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.



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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