VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

JUNE 2-18, 2022 | FORT WORTH, TEXAS USA

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Cliburn Concerts

Cliburn Masterpiece

Cliburn Masterpiece: BRAHMS – Variations on a Theme by Paganini, op. 35

Host Buddy Bray interviews famed violinist James Ehnes about Paganini and why composers are drawn to this incredible figure in music history. We’ll also discuss the meaning of virtuosity and how Paganini’s theme translates from violin to piano with Cliburn Gold Medalist Alexander Kobrin, followed by his complete performance of the work from the Preliminary Round of the 2005 Cliburn Competition.

Competitions

Digital Programs

FEATURED VIDEO

CLIBURN KIDS – Fun with Fiddles

Did you know the violin is sometimes called a fiddle? In this episode, join Buddy and guest violinist Tessa Lark to learn more about the versatile violin and hear some fun fiddle tunes!

featuring LARK Le SOKA
O’CONNOR Emily’s Reel

Latest News

Alessio Bax joins 2022 Cliburn Jury

Alessio Bax joins 2022 Cliburn Jury

October 4, 2021 Applications for the sixteenth edition of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, taking place June 2–18, 2022, at Bass Performance Hall and Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU, in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, are due on Thursday, October 14, 2021 by...

CLIBURN POP-UP CONCERTS RETURN THIS FALL

CLIBURN POP-UP CONCERTS RETURN THIS FALL

September 16, 2021 The Cliburn’s popular Pop-Up Concert series returns this fall with 2013 Cliburn finalist Fei-Fei on Saturday, October 2, 2021, and violin/piano duo Charles Yang and Peter Dugan on Saturday, November 6, 2021, in the outdoor courtyard at The...

2022 Cliburn Competition Tickets on Sale Now

2022 Cliburn Competition Tickets on Sale Now

August 31, 2021 The Cliburn is pleased to announce that individual tickets will go on sale tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. CT, September 1, for the sixteenth edition of its flagship Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, to be held entirely in person on June 2–18, 2022,...

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