10 Performers Remain in Running for 2016 Cooper Competition's Top Prize
After two semifinal rounds of the 2016 Cooper International Competition for piano, 10 pianists remain in contention for the $20,000 first prize and the opportunity to perform a complete concerto with The Cleveland Orchestra at the Concerto Finals on Friday, July 22, at Severance Hall in Cleveland.
The Concerto Round participants, who will perform at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, are as follows (in performance order):
Beginning at 2 p.m. in Warner Concert Hall:
Tommy Jing Yu Leo
Beginning at 7 p.m. in Warner Concert Hall:
All performances in Oberlin are free and take place in Warner Concert Hall.
On Wednesday, July 20, at 7 p.m., six performers will participate in the Recitals Finals at Oberlin, with the top three advancing to the Concerto Finals with The Cleveland Orchestra on Friday, July 22, at 7 p.m. Tickets for the Concerto Finals start at $25, and students under 18 are free with a paying adult. For ticket information, visit the Cleveland Orchestra website.
Please join us in Oberlin at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 21, for an Honors Recital featuring outstanding performances from the semifinals.
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