Cliburn Masterpiece: Kreisleriana

Host Buddy Bray discusses the challenges of bringing this piece to life with 2017 Cliburn finalist Rachel Cheung, who demonstrates how one performs a piece that moves wildly between unsettled passion and quiet intimacy, while TCU’s Dr. Jeffrey Todd sheds light on the historical context and inspirations for the piece through his insights on the literary works of E.T.A. Hoffmann.

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CLIBURN KIDS – Dancing Snow

Can you hear the snow dancing? Join Buddy to find out how a composer can leave specific instructions to make special sounds on the piano!

featuring DEBUSSY “The Snow is Dancing” from Children’s Corner

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2022 CLIBURN AMATEUR COMPETITION DATES ANNOUNCED

2022 CLIBURN AMATEUR COMPETITION DATES ANNOUNCED

February 4, 2021 The Cliburn announces today the eighth edition of the Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition, for non-professional pianists age 35 and older, will take place October 12–18, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas, at Bass Performance Hall and PepsiCo...

NEW VIDEO SERIES: CLIBURN MASTERPIECE

NEW VIDEO SERIES: CLIBURN MASTERPIECE

October 15, 2020 NEW EPISODES EVERY OTHER SUNDAY AT 2:00 PM CT ON FACEBOOK AND YOUTUBE Cliburn Masterpiece is a new series that examines the who, what, when, where, and how of the greatest piano works. Cliburn laureates and other esteemed specialists, in and outside...

CLIBURN ESSENTIALS, A NEW HYBRID SUBSCRIPTION PACKAGE

CLIBURN ESSENTIALS, A NEW HYBRID SUBSCRIPTION PACKAGE

October 7, 2020 Cliburn Essentials is a new subscription package of distinctive Cliburn experiences, designed for a singular year. For each of three quarters (fall, winter, and spring), subscribers will receive a special Cliburn box, with a surprise gift and a menu of...

CLIBURN COMPETITION POSTPONED TO JUNE 2022

CLIBURN COMPETITION POSTPONED TO JUNE 2022

FORT WORTH, Texas, September 22, 2020—The Cliburn announces today that the sixteenth edition of its flagship Van Cliburn International Piano Competition will now be held June 2–18, 2022, at Bass Performance Hall and Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU, in Fort Worth,...

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