Fort Worth auditions February 15-18
Applicant "fast facts" : two-hundred and ninety applications from 43 countries were received. Of those selected for the screening auditions:
CLIBURN LIVE ; 2017 on YouTube ; recital recording purchase ; gold medalist recording download / CD order The Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition featured a fully produced webcast live from Fort Worth from May 25–June 10, 2017 from www.cliburn.org and cliburn2017.medici.tv. The dynamic, multi-camera webcast brought the Competition to life around the world in real time, with over 110 hours of live broadcasts of performances, interviews, and awards ceremonies over the 17-day period, plus hours of other compelling material such as competitor profiles, taped interviews, and featurettes on the many aspects of the Competition (including its 1200 volunteers), and behind-the-scenes glimpses.
Finals Simulcasts The Finals was viewable June 9 and 10 as a simulcast in Sundance Square Plaza in downtown Fort Worth and June 10 at participating theaters, per Fathom Events. <Cliburn Foundation news release> <Fathom events news release>
Cliburn Festival and Symposia: news release
Drechsler's art work appeared in Texas Monthly, January 1989. Hulme's cartoon, immediately above, appeared in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, March 1, 1981.