Cleveland, OH — Friday, July 27

Leonardo Colafelice with Jahja Ling and The Cleveland Orchestra

Leonardo Colafelice with Jahja Ling and The Cleveland Orchestra (photo: Roger Mastroianni)

Following the Final Round with Jahja Ling and The Cleveland Orchestra tonight in Severance Hall, competition sponsors Thomas and Evon Cooper awarded the top prizes in the Oberlin Cooper International Piano Competition.

FIRST PRIZE: Leonardo Colafelice, 16, Altamura, Bari, Italy — Rachmaninov: Concerto No. 3
SECOND PRIZE: Xiaoyu Liu, 15, Montréal, Québec, Canada — Rachmaninov: Concerto No. 2
THIRD PRIZE: Micah McLaurin, 17, Charleston, SC — Chopin: Concerto No. 2

The performances were broadcast live over WCLV, 104.9 FM.

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