The Interlochen Collection: Van Cliburn

Jan 30, 2020

Van Cliburn performing in Kresge in 1961

On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, we’ll listen to piano concertos performed by Van Cliburn during his visits to Interlochen.

Listen to the entire episode below.

Episode playlist
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No. 1 (first and second movements)
Van Cliburn, piano
National High School Symphony Orchestra
Joseph E. Maddy, conductor
July 29, 1961 
 
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 3 (first movement)
Van Cliburn, piano
World Youth Symphony Orchestra
George C. Wilson, conductor
July 14, 1972
 
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No. 1 (third movement)
Van Cliburn, piano
World Youth Symphony Orchestra
Jung-Ho Pak, conductor
July 22, 2006 
 
The archival recordings heard on this program are available thanks in part to The Association for Recorded Sound Collections' Classical Music Preservation Grant, generous support from our listeners, and the Hamer D. and Phyllis C. Shafer Foundation.
 
Amanda Sewell is the host and executive producer of the program. Monica Yost provided production assistance.