Tuesday, June 9, 2009

The Cliburn tie

Scott Cantrell of The Dallas Morning News appraises this year's Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, which ended in a first-place tie between Haochen Zhang, a 19-year-old from China, and Nobuyuki Tsujii, a 20-year-old from Japan. Tsujii becomes the first blind pianist to win the Cliburn: