10.24.17 7:30PM @ - Lied Center Main Stage

Yekwon Sunwoo emerged as the Gold Medal winner of the 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, besting 29 rivals over two weeks of playing to become the contest’s first champion from South Korea. Representing the finest pianists in the world, the Gold Medal winner celebrates Van Cliburn’s legacy and captivates audiences across the globe.

Schubert Sonata in C Minor D. 958  [31:00]


Grainger "Ramble on the last Love-duet" from Richard Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier  [06:25]

Rachmaninoff Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, op. 36 (1931)  [21:00]

Ravel La Valse  [11:30]

This presentation is made possible in part with generous support from the Anabeth Hormel Cox Lied Center Performance Fund and the Lied Center’s Piano Circle: John & Mary-Ann Clinton, Anabeth H. Cox, MarySue Harris, Charlotte Heermann, Mrs. Larry H. Lusk, Joan M. Reist and Diana H. Warner.