Cliburn Masterpiece: Mendelssohn – Fantasy in F-sharp Minor, op. 28

This episode of Cliburn Masterpiece explores the Fantasy in F-sharp Minor written in 1833 by one of the most popular composers of the Romantic era, Felix Mendelssohn.

Host Buddy Bray interviews great friend of the Cliburn, and professor of piano and chamber music at The Juilliard School, Joseph Kalichstein, who examines the genius and honesty of this composer. We’ll also talk with 2017 Jury Discretionary Award Winner Dasol Kim about his perspective on and approach to this complex sonata, and then cap the episode off with his brilliant performance from the Semifinal Round of the 2017 Cliburn Competition.

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CLIBURN KIDS – The Chicken

We know the piano loves to pretend! In this episode, we listen to the piano become a chicken. How many chickens do you hear?

featuring RAMEAU La Poule (“The Hen”)

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