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Van Cliburn artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
June 7, 2009 Hear the Gold Medalists at the Cliburn Competition, held every four years in Fort Worth, Texas.
June 6, 2009 For the first time, the international competition makes all of its performances available online.
June 2, 2009 Hear the lanky Texan's iconic Tchaikovsky recording, made just after his historic Moscow victory.
March 1, 2008 The famed pianist recalls his victory at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow 50 years ago.
February 29, 2008 Fifty years ago, a classical pianist went to the U.S.S.R., and came back to a ticker-tape parade.
June 10, 2013 Vadym Kholodenko, 26, takes home the $50,000 purse, plus three years of professional management.
June 5, 2013 The iconic pianist died earlier this year, leaving behind a prestigious piano competition.
February 27, 2013 The Texan pianist who captured America when he conquered Moscow has died at 78.
August 27, 2012 The iconic American classical pianist who first rocketed to fame in 1958 has announced his illness.
May 10, 2012 Megastar pianist Van Cliburn has 150 items at auction that are expected to bring in $3 million.
March 9, 2010 Barber wasn't afraid to use traditional tonality in his works, despite scathing critical reviews.
December 6, 2013 Amid a banner year for classical music box sets, advice on what to splurge on.
March 4, 2013 Van Cliburn competition winners remember the great pianist, who died last month at age 78.
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