As KERA’s Bill Zeeble reported this morning, the Van Cliburn Semifinalists were announced last night.
If you’re just starting to follow the competition, here’s a list of the Semifinalists with links to their bios and links to reviews of their performances in Phase 1 and II of the preliminary rounds, by Gregory Sullivan Isaacs. All provided by TheaterJones.
- Nikita Abrosimov, 24, Russia
- Sean Chen, 24, USA
- Alexey Chernov, 30, Russia
- Alessandro Deljavan, 26, Italy
- Fei-Fei Dong, 22, China
- Jayson Gillham, 26, Australia/U.K.
- Claire Huangci, 23, USA
- Vadym Kholodenko, 26, Ukraine
- Nikolay Khozyainov, 20, Russia
- Nikita Mndoyants, 24, Russia
- Beatrice Rana, 20, Italy
- Tomoki Sakata, 19, Japan