Berea — May 19
Following Tuesday’s semifinal round, CIPC executive director Pierre van der Westhuizen announced the names of three pianists in the Senior Division who would advance to the final round: Jiachen Xiong (18, China), Yuafan Yang (18, U.K.), and Chaeyoung Park (17, South Korea).
The six Junior and Senior Division competitors who will play concerto movements with Gerhardt Zimmermann and the Canton Symphony Orchestra on Thursday evening, May 21 at 7:30 pm in Gartner Auditorium at the Cleveland Museum of Art are pictured above (L-R) and listed below in performance order with their repertoire. The finals will be broadcast live on WCLV, 104.9 FM and wclv.com.
Elliot Wuu (15, USA), Beethoven’s Concerto No. 1, first movement; Jiacheng Xiong (18, China), Chopin’s Concerto No. 2, first movement; Leonid Nediak (12, Canada), Beethoven’s Concerto No. 3, first movement; Chaeyoung Park (17, South Korea), Beethoven’s Concerto No. 1, first movement; Jae Hong Park (15, South Korea), Beethoven’s Concerto No. 3, first movement; Yuanfan Yang (18, U.K.), Grieg’s Concerto, first movement.