Nikita Abrosimov, the 2011 World Piano Competition Gold Medalist, has advanced to the semi-finals in the Fourteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. The competition selects 12 competitors out of the original 30 to advance to the semi-finals. Nikita made his New York Debut in a recital at Alice Tully Hall on May 17, 2013 as part of his 2011 Gold Medal Prize.
You can vote for Nikita to win a $2500.00 cash prize by following this link.
Update: Janelle Gelfand at the Enquirer wrote a great piece for her blog about Nikita and the Cliburn.