Van Cliburn International Piano Competition
May 25 - June 10, 2017

Van Cliburn International Piano Competition
Competitors
Rachel Kudo

Rachel Kudo

31 years old
United States

Follow her

A winner of the Gilmore Young Artist Award, Rachel Kudo gave her first performances with orchestra at age 16 in Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and De Falla's Nights in the Gardens of Spain with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

She has since performed with the Warsaw Philharmonic in Poland and the RTE National Symphony Orchestra in Ireland, among others. She has appeared in recital at Chopin’s birthplace in Poland, Salle Cortot in Paris, Musikverein in Vienna, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Aspen Music Festival, Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series in Chicago, and Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and Carnegie Hall in New York.

Born in Washington, D.C., to Japanese-Korean parents, Ms. Kudo began studying piano at age 4 with Emilio del Rosario and continued at The Juilliard School and the Mannes College of Music. Her past teachers include Richard Goode, Yoheved Kaplinsky, and Gilbert Kalish, and she currently studies with Leon Fleisher. She enjoys yoga, film, and traveling.

Her performances:

Rachel Kudo

28 May 15:05

PRELIMINARY ROUND

Rachel Kudo

30 May 20:05

QUARTERFINAL ROUND

Join the #Cliburn2017 club

Get exclusive information, news and updates... Subscribe to the #Cliburn2017 newsletter!

The 2017 Cliburn webcast is presented by:

  • The Cliburn logo
  • medici.tv logo