Sean Chen, Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Crystal Award Winner

April 23, 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Orvis Auditorium

Sean Chen, Crystal Award Winner at the fourteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Chen is the first American to win a prize since 1997. He captivated the audience and critics at the 2013 Cliburn Competition. "He summoned massive, orchestral sonorities, yet he could also play with enormous delicacy. It was a muscular, impassioned performance, and you felt like he is an artist with something to say" (Cincinnati Enquirer).

"Sean Chen has been an audience favorite from the early rounds. With his floppy hair and outstanding stage presence combined with an extraordinary technique and musicianship, this is little wonder." - Gregory Isaacs, TheaterJones

A production of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Outreach College. Part of a Performing Arts Presenters of Hawaii tour. Partial funding provided by the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.

Ticket Information
Tickets $10 to $35. Call 956-8246 for more information. • Tickets available: online through or by phone at 956-8246, service charges apply. Advance sales end at midnight the day prior to the performance.

Event Sponsor
Outreach College Community Services, Mānoa Campus

More Information
UHM Outreach College Community Services, (808) 956-8246,,

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