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Nikita Abrosimov, 28, of Russia, was added today to the contestants in the Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, May 25–June 10, 2017, at Fort Worth’s Bass Performance Hall. He replaces Mehdi Ghazi of Algeria and Canada, who has withdrawn from the competition. No reason given.
Martin James Bartlett, winner of BBC Young Musician 2014, is the standout name among 30 finalists selected for the Van Cliburn Competition. Other prizewinners taking part are Yuri Favorin, who came fourth in the Reine Elisabeth, and Ilya Maximov, winner of the Viotti. Full list: Martin James Bartlett, United Kingdom, 20 Sergey Belyavskiy, Russia, 23 Alina Bercu, Romania, 27 Kenneth Broberg, United States, 23 Luigi Carroccia, Italy, 25 Han Chen, Taiwan, 25 Rachel Cheung, Hong Kong, 25 Yury Favorin, Russia, 30 Madoka Fukami, Japan, 28 Mehdi Ghazi, Algeria/Canada, 28 Caterina Grewe, Germany, 29 Daniel Hsu, United States, 19 Alyosha Jurinic, Croatia, 28 Nikolay Khozyainov, Russia, 24 Dasol Kim, South Korea, 28 Honggi Kim, South Korea, 25 Su Yeon Kim, South Korea, 23 Julia Kociuban, Poland, 25 Rachel Kudo, United States, […]