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Not everyone happy with the results

Posted at 11:51 AM on June 10, 2009 by Alison Young

If you've been following the Van Cliburn competition and listening to the winners' performances on Performance Today this week, you may have felt elated, shocked or a mix of both at the jury's pick for top prize that included two firsts, a second and no third. One member of the audience, Benjamin Ivry of the Wall Street Journal wonders What Was the Jury Thinking?!

What do you think?