Betty Webb in Get Out Arizona reviews Van Cliburn’s recent performance at the Symphony Hall in Phoenix.
his impassioned rendering of TchaikovskyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Piano Concerto No. 1 brought him four Ã¢â‚¬â€ count Ã¢â‚¬â„¢em, four Ã¢â‚¬â€ standing ovations, along with an audience-wide chorus of screams, whistles, yodels and hollers.
ThatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s because the audience wouldnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t let him go until heÃ¢â‚¬â„¢d performed three encores Ã¢â‚¬â€ snippets from Rachmaninoff, Chopin and Schumann.
Read the full review: Van Cliburn brings Symphony Hall crowd to its feetÃ¯Â¿Â½ 4 times