Arabella Arts and Piano Cleveland are happy to announce a new collaboration alongside the 50th anniversary of the Cleveland International Piano Competition celebration.
Taking place from July 28-August 10, 2024, the competition brings the world’s top pianists to Cleveland with a once-in-a-lifetime chance to play with The Cleveland Orchestra and learn from Honorary CIPC Ambassador, Lang Lang. As a part of the new partnership, the Mixon First Prize Winner will benefit from mentorship and performance opportunities secured in collaboration with CIPC. Artist Manager, Samir Nikocevic, will join the preliminary jury of the competition and help with the selection process of up to 60 candidates for the First Round.
Piano Cleveland’s innovative approach to the competition landscape creates pivotal personal and career growth opportunities for contestants that encourage individual pianistic expression and supports their creative artistic vision. Its values of cultivation and investing in the future of music are reinforced by the Competition’s new design, which identifies and empowers future leaders of the piano world and offers a forward-thinking prize package that meets artists’ current needs.