The BVSO’s stunning 36th season opener will showcase the newly crowned 2017 Cliburn Gold Medalist! Our orchestra will be one of the very first to present Yekwon Sunwoo, 28, of South Korea, who was pronounced the Gold Medal winner in Ft. Worth at the Fifteenth Cliburn International Piano Competition in June. The highly competitive, world famous event is held every four years and this year included 30 fierce competitors from 16 nations. The Maestro Marcelo Bussiki himself attended the competition to see the champion’s winning performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3, which he will perform with the BVSO for this concert. The orchestra will also present Mendelssohn’s “Scottish” Symphony No. 3. Come see the pinnacle of piano performance at “Cliburn Gold” on October 22nd!