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Posts Tagged ‘Van Cliburn International Piano Competition’
Sofya-Tsygankova

Kholodenko Deaths Are Now Double Murder

Kristian Lin
Worst suspicions have been validated as Benbrook police have arrested Sofya Tsygankova for the murders of her daughters Nika and Michela on Thursday. She continues to be held at John Peter Smith Hospital undergoing mental evalu...


The Kholodenko family in happier times.

UPDATED: Death at Kholodenko House

Kristian Lin
This truly terrible story is still developing out of Benbrook: Van Cliburn Competition gold medalist Vadym Kholodenko arrived at his home yesterday morning and found his daughters killed in their beds, while his estranged wife ...



Sorry, kid, you're still too young for the Cliburn's youth competition next year.

It’s the Kiddie Cliburn!

Kristian Lin
Most of the world’s great pianists start playing the instrument as small children, and most people who have been around classical music will tell you that there are kids who can tear up the keyboard. That’s why the ...


Vadym Kholodenko returns to the scene of his triumph, Tue.

Gold Returns

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In his first local appearance since winning the last Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Vadym Kholodenko will open the Cliburn Concert Series on Tuesday with an unusual Rachmaninoff program in Bass Performance Hall. I...



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The Cliburn Has a Winner!

Kristian Lin
The awards ceremony started with a movie, a short film including footage of Van Cliburn’s triumph at the 1958 Tchaikovsky Competition and his aftermath as a public figure. It was set not to his performance of the Tchaikov...


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Blogging the Cliburn (Finals Day 3)

Kristian Lin
I’m also the soccer guy on this website, as our regular readers know, so I heard about the incredible last few minutes of USA’s 2-1 victory over Jamaica in a World Cup qualifier in Kingston, with our guys blowing th...



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Blogging the Cliburn (Finals Day 2)

Kristian Lin
The final round format has changed this year so that instead of the competitors playing their classical concerto first and then their showpiece concerto afterward, some of them are playing Rachmaninov or Prokofiev before they&#...


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Blogging the Cliburn (Finals Day 1)

Kristian Lin
Spent my day off watching Man of Steel at a preview screening. You’ll have to wait until next week to find out what I think of the Superman film, but I will say that after steeping in high culture for the last week and a ...



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Cliburn Finalists Announced

Kristian Lin
We all stayed up until 11:30 on a Tuesday night to find out the six pianists who have gone through to the next round, and now the announcement has come. The finalists are: Sean Chen, Dong Fei-Fei, Vadym Kholodenko, Nikita Mndoy...


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Blogging the Cliburn (Semifinals Day 4)

Kristian Lin
I’m glad the weather is heating up. This isn’t because it’s usually hot during the Cliburn and the heat feels like part of the ambience. I’m a guy who spends a lot of time sitting indoors in climate-cont...