Van Cliburn winners in performance


Gold medallist Yunchan Lim (18, South Korea) dazzled in his Semifinal round performance of the complete Liszt Transcendental Etudes: 


At the opposite end of the musical spectrum, silver medallist Anna Geniushene (31, Russia) lovingly caressed the keys in Brahms Four Ballades Op 10 in her Quarterfinal performance: 


Bronze medallist Dmytro Choni (28, Ukraine) played a feisty Prokofiev Concerto No 3 – with Marin Alsop and the Forth Worth Symphony Orchestra – as one of his Finals Concerto performances:


But the last word (or video clip) goes to Yunchan Lim, for his breathtaking account of Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 3. It brought the house down! 


An article on the legendary pianist Van Cliburn appears in the current issue of Pianist

Inside the next issue 127: A review of the Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition by editor Erica Worth. 

Main photo: © Ralph Lauer