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Contest to Carnegie Hall:The 1977 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition - DVD
Price : $25.00

This documentary,the first produced by the Van Cliburn Foundation, chronicles the 1977 competition from the Opening Dinner through the final Awards Ceremony, and then accompanies the gold medalist to a Carnegie Hall debut. The film features interviews with Van Cliburn and Maestro John Giordano, as well as behind-the-scenes footage of competitors and rehearsals with the Tokyo String Quartet and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra.  Playing time: 59 minutes
They Came to Play (2007) - DVD
Price : $29.95

Feature length documentary chronicling the passion, pressure, and potential surrounding The International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs hosted by the Van Cliburn Foundation in Fort Worth,Texas.  Life comes between us and our dreams. Sometimes, we are lucky enough to be reunited. When your dreams call will you answer?  THEY CAME TO PLAY is an uplifting feature-length documentary chronicling the passion, pressure and potential surrounding the Fifth International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs hosted by The Van Cliburn Foundation, a prestigious event which reunites seventy-five of the world’s best amateur pianists with their dreams, if only for a brief time.  Players from all over the world, ranging from self-taught to classically-trained, aged thiry-five