Cliburn Winner.

Vadym Kholodenko, Gold Medalist

  • Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

Winner of the coveted gold medal at the Fourteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Vadym Kholodenko captured the attention of jury, audience, and critics alike for his performances that brought the crowd to their feet.

On this CD, we get to hear his artistry:


  • Transcendental Studies, S139 Nos. 1-12


  • Three Movements from Petrushka

Performed by Vadym Kholodenko (piano)

Mr. Kholodenko also received prizes for best performance of the piano quintet and best performance of the specially commissioned work. As such, he showed his pianistic skills in both recital and chamber music, then highlighted the Final Round with two stunning concerti with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Leonard Slatkin.

Kholodenko will perform in over 50 engagements in 2013–14 as part of his debut season as winner of the gold medal.

Also part of his prize package is this live CD of his Van Cliburn Competition performances.

Here, from the Cliburn 2013 competition is Vadym Kholodenko in his Preliminary Recital.

  • Bach-Siloti Prelude in B Minor, BWV 855a
  • Beethoven Sonata No. 30 in E Major, op. 109
  • Stravinsky Trois mouvements de Petrouchka



And next, here is Mr. Kholodenko in Sergei Rachmaninov’s “Variations on a theme of Corelli”



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