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Upcoming Bravo Piano gala is principal fundraiser for CIPC

Published On: May, 3rd 2013 • Under: Competition, Events

Bravo Piano, the elegant black-tie gala held traditionally at Severance Hall on the final night of the Competition, will again serve as the primary fundraiser for the CIPC.  In 2011 a substantial portion of CIPC’s budget was raised and more than 500 guests enjoyed the evening’s festivities. Under the leadership of Co-Chairmen Jill and Paul […]

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Thirty-two pianists from 17 countries invited to participate in 2013 Cleveland International Piano Competition

Published On: April, 30th 2013 • Under: Competition

A selection jury comprised of Frank Weinstock, CIPC Artistic Director Paul Schenly and CIPC Executive Director Pierre van der Westhuizen has done the nearly impossible: narrowed a pool of hundreds of applicants to an elite group of 32 invited contestants. According to Mr. Schenly the quality of this year’s applicants was higher than ever. “We […]

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CIPC offers a new way to experience the Cleveland Museum of Art

Published On: April, 30th 2013 • Under: Competition

By David Franklin Sarah S. and Alexander M. Cutler Director Cleveland Museum of Art It’s important to me that the museum is a container for as many of the arts as possible. Fundamentally, art is about inspiration, creativity, and sensitivity. The experience of music can provide us with a new way to explore paintings. Music […]

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CIPC Festival adds a sensational new dimension to Competition

Published On: April, 30th 2013 • Under: Competition, Events

32 contestants?  Yes.  Breathtaking performances?  Yes.  Drama and excitement?  Of course.  But wait – there’s more! This year marks the launch of the CIPC Festival, a series of events running concurrently with the Competition that will entertain, engage, and expand the knowledge of anyone who wants to take a step or two beyond the contestant […]

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