Following the junior semifinal rounds at the Cleveland Institute of Music on Tuesday, June 5, the Cleveland International Piano Competition for Young Artists announced the three pianists who will advance to the final round with the Canton Symphony on Friday evening. They are, from left to right, Eva Gevorgyan, 13 (Russia), Yunchan Lim, 13 (South Korea), and Hao Wei Lin, 13 (Taiwan). The senior semifinal rounds will be held in Mixon Hall on Wednesday, June 6 at 1:00 and 7:00 pm, with the finalists to be named after the evening session. More information and live stream here.
About Daniel Hathaway
Daniel Hathaway founded ClevelandClassical.com in September, 2008, after a thirty-one year tenure as music director of Cleveland’s Trinity Cathedral, where he founded the Wednesday Noon Brownbag Concert Series and Trinity Chamber Orchestra. A graduate of Harvard College and the Episcopal Divinity School, he also studied historical musicology at Princeton and Harvard Universities. Before coming to Cleveland in 1977, he served as head of humanities at the Sunset Hill School in Kansas City and as head of arts at Groton School in Massachusetts. In Cleveland, he has served on the music staff of Cleveland Opera, Great Lakes Theater Festival, and the faculty of Laurel School. As an organist, Hathaway has played recitals in the U.S., England, France, Germany, and Austria. He team-teaches Music Journalism at Oberlin College and Conservatory and is a member of the Music Critics Association of North America.