2013 Cliburn Competition jury discretionary award
Cliburn Competition Preliminary Round Recital (originally broadcast May 24, 2013)

BACH Overture in the French Style, BWV 831
MENDELSSOHN Fantasie in F-sharp Minor, op. 28 (“Scottish Sonata”)
VINE Sonata No. 1

Steven Lin’s star has continued to rise, highlighted by recent performances with the Israel Philharmonic, Baltimore Symphony, National Taiwan Symphony, and the National Symphony of Mexico, as well as solo recitals at the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall. Hailed as an immediately engaging and imaginative young artist, he has established a solo, chamber, and concerto career in Europe, Asia, and North America. A top prize winner of the 2013 Arthur Rubinstein Competition, Steven recently completed the Artist Diploma program at the Curtis Institute of Music, having finished both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at The Juilliard School.