May 22 – June 7, 2009

The Thirteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, featuring Steinway & Sons pianos exclusively, is streamed live in its entirety at The Fort Worth, Texas competition features twenty-nine pianists vying for prizes valued at more than $1,000,000. Pianist and arts advocate Jade Simmons hosts the webcast for the duration of the competition. The Van Cliburn International Piano Competition is an exclusive Steinway & Sons event. Each pianist in the competition is given a choice to perform on one of three Steinway & Sons Model D concert grand pianos. Pianists Nobuyuki Tsujii and Haochen Zhang win the competition.