Van Cliburn in Moscow, Vol. 1, Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 and Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor". Moscow Philharmonic; Kirill Kondrashin. Encores: Chopin: Fantasy in F Minor, and Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12. Cliburn made history when he won the first Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 1958. As a cultural ambassador, he helped thaw the Cold War between the US and Russia.