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Performer: Steven De Groote
Genre: Classical
Title: The Fifth Cliburn Competition 1977
Released: 1997
Style: Romantic, Modern
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Album · 1997 · 11 Songs. By Robert Schumann - Jeffrey Swann. 11 Songs, 1 Hour 17 Minutes.

Playlist performed by Steven De Groote, gold medalist:Chopin:Scherzo N. in C-sharp minor,Op. 39Bartok:Out of Doors,1st & 4th MovementsBarber:Ballade,Op. 46 Playlist performed by Alexander Toradze, silver medalist:Liszt:Variations on Weinen sorgen, zagen, klagen (after . Bach)Stravinsky:Three Movements from Petr. Playlist performed by Jeffrey Swann, bronze medalist: Schumann:Fantasy in C major, Op. 17. Label:VAI Audio

Steven De Groote was born in Johannesburg, South Africa into a Belgian family in which, for three generations, almost every member had been a professional musician. His grandmother was a recipient of the Prix de Rome in Belgium, and his father the conductor of the Cape Town University Symphony. As a youngster, De Groote toured South Africa performing trios with his father on violin and brother on cello. The Fifth Cliburn Competition 1977. Steven De Groote (pno) (Samuel Barber, Béla Bartók, and Frédéric Chopin), Alexander Toradze (pno) (Franz Liszt and Igor Stravinsky), and Jeffrey Swann (pno) (Robert Schumann). Goldfingers: Music For 4 Pianos, Eight Hands (Aaron Copland, George Frideric Handel, Witold Lutosławski, Felix Mendelssohn, Moritz Moszkowski, Franz Schubert, Maurice Ravel, and others).

Alexander Toradze is universally recognized as a masterful virtuoso in the grand Romantic tradition. He appears with the leading orchestras of North America, and overseas performs with the BBC Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic, La Scala Philharmonic, London Symphony, Mariinsky Orchestra, and Orchestre National de France, among others. Festival engagements include BBC Proms, Hollywood Bowl, and White Nights in St. Petersburg

Steven De Groote, a South African pianist who won first prize at the 1977 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, died Monday in Johannesburg. He was 36 years old. Mr. De Groote had been living in Fort Worth, the scene of his competition triumph and more recently his place of employment as artist in residence at Texas Christian University. He went to South Africa to visit his family this month, the university's press office said, and had been hospitalized at the Brenthurst Clinic in Johannesburg with pneumonia and influenza since arriving there

Steven De Groote, who won in 1977, died of complications from AIDS, which he contracted from a blood transfusion after serious plane crash. 1985 winner José Feghali shot himself in the head in 2014. Alexei Sultanov, who won at 19 in 1989 died at 35 from a number of strokes. After tragedy befell pianist Vadym Kholodenko, who found his two daughters dead in their beds last week, rumors of the 'Cliburn curse' resurfaced.

Training and early competitions. In 1976, De Groote took honours in the Leventritt Competition in New York City. In May 1977, he won the Young Concert Artists International Auditions in New York. In September of that year, he was awarded the Grand Prize at the Van Cliburn Competition in Fort Worth, Texas. In that same competition, he also took prizes for Best Performance of a Commissioned Work and Best Performance of Chamber Music, the only winner in the history of the competition to take all prizes.

Steven De Groote, Alexander Toradze and Jeffrey Swann are the pianists. Steven De Groote Chopin: Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp minor, Op. 39 Bartók: Out of Doors - movements I and IV Barber: Ballade, Op. 46 Alexander Toradze Liszt: Variations on "Weinen sorgen, zagen, klagen" (after . ,,, Van Cliburn International Piano Competition: Retrospective Series, Vol. 2 - Live recordings from the 1977 Competition. Steven De Groote, Alexander Toradze and Jeffrey Swann are the pianists. 46. Alexander Toradze Liszt: Variations on "Weinen sorgen, zagen, klagen" (after . Bach) Stravinsky: Three Movements from Petroushka. Jeffrey Swann Schumann: Fantasy in C major, Op.

Steven De Groote was born in Johannesburg, South Africa into a Belgian family in which, for three generations, almost every member had been a professional musician. Steven De Groote (pno). These include several Classical Album of the Year awards, awards in Best Classical Performance in vocal soloist, choral, instrumental, engineering and orchestral categories. On May 1,1916, Frederick Stock and the orchestra recorded the Wedding March from Felix Mendelssohns music to A Midsummer Nights Dream for what was known as the Columbia Graphophone Company.

The Van Cliburn Competition is held once every four years, in the year following the United States presidential elections. The winners and runners-up receive substantial cash prizes, plus concert tours at world-famous venues where they are able to perform pieces of their choice. Whilst Cliburn was alive, he did not serve as a judge in the competition, provide financial. support, or work in its operations Contestants draw lots for their performing place in the competition  . Michael James Houstoun.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Scherzo No. 3 In C-sharp Minor, Op. 39
Composed By – Chopin*
6:53
Out Of Doors
Composed By – Bartók*
2 1st Movement - With Drums And Pipes 1:36
3 4th Movement - Night Music 4:34
4 Ballade, Op. 46
Composed By – Barber*
5:10
5 Variations On "Weinen Sorgen, Zagen, Klagen" (After J.S. Bach)
Composed By – Liszt*
15:53
Three Movements From Petroushka
Composed By – Stravinsky*
6 Danse Russe 2:18
7 Chez Petroushka 4:11
8 La Semaine Grasse 7:54
Fantasy In C Major, Op. 17
Composed By – Schumann*
9 Durchaus Phantastisch Und Leidenschaftlich Vorzutragen 11:55
10 Mässig. Durchaus Energisch 6:39
11 Langsam Getragen. Durchweg Leise Zu Halten 9:31

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – VAI Audio
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – VAI Audio
  • Pressed By – Allied DT

Credits

  • Liner Notes – John Ardoin
  • Piano – Alexander Toradze (tracks: 5 to 8), Jeffrey Swann (tracks: 9 to 11), Steven De Groote (tracks: 1 to 4)
  • Producer – Jose Feghali

Notes

Liner notes in English
Live recordings from the 1977 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition
TT: 77:22
Made in U.S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 89948 11462 8
  • SPARS Code: ADD
  • Matrix / Runout: 2697-2-1 ALLIED DT *VAIA 1146*
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L452
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 7712