Van Cliburn Piano Competition We check in on the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition to hear from two young pianists who advanced from the preliminary to the semi-final round. First, Roberto Plano plays the Sonata, K. 239 by Scarlatti. And then we hear Davide Cabassi (DA-vee-deh ka-BAS-see) in Claude Debussy's Jardin sous la pluie, or "The Garden in the Rain," from a collection of pieces called Estampes.
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Van Cliburn Piano Competition

Van Cliburn Piano Competition

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We check in on the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition to hear from two young pianists who advanced from the preliminary to the semi-final round. First, Roberto Plano plays the Sonata, K. 239 by Scarlatti. And then we hear Davide Cabassi (DA-vee-deh ka-BAS-see) in Claude Debussy's Jardin sous la pluie, or "The Garden in the Rain," from a collection of pieces called Estampes.