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2025 COMPETITION GOLD MEDAL PATRON PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTIONS NOW ON SALE

May 21, 2024 The Cliburn is pleased to announce the new Gold Medal Patron premium subscription packages for the seventeenth edition of its flagship Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, taking place May 21–June 7, 2025, at Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU and...

SUMMER 2024 TOURS ANNOUNCED FOR 2022 CLIBURN WINNERS

May 20, 2024 Since their wins two years ago, the medalists of the Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition—Yunchan Lim, gold; Anna Geniushene, silver; and Dmytro Choni, bronze—have traveled the globe and performed for thousands of fans worldwide, earning...

CLIBURN SESSIONS MARKS TENTH ANNIVERSARY

May 2, 2024 Marking 10 years of its innovative club series, the Cliburn is proud to welcome back the very first artists of Cliburn Sessions—the renowned, beloved Anderson & Roe Piano Duo—to perform the Cliburn’s debut at a new venue. They will perform at...

2024–2025 CLIBURN CONCERTS SINGLE TICKETS & SUBSCRIPTIONS NOW ON SALE

May 16, 2024 The Cliburn announces its 2024–2025 Cliburn Concerts season, the 47th year of its signature annual recital series. Single Tickets and Subscriptions—including choose-your-own packages—are on sale now.  Click here for more details. This is music with...

VENUE UPDATE: CLIBURN SESSIONS WITH GABRIELA MONTERO ON APRIL 26 MOVES TO TULIPS FTW

March 25, 2024 The Cliburn is proud welcome back renowned pianist and composer Gabriela Montero for two concerts this April: first, Cliburn Concerts on Thursday April 25, 2024, at the Kimbell Art Museum Renzo Piano Pavilion (3333 Camp Bowie Blvd.); followed by Cliburn...

FREE CLIBURN IN THE COMMUNITY CONCERTS IN THE DALLAS-FORT WORTH AREA, MARCH 5–15

February 12, 2024 The Cliburn is proud to present a series of free Cliburn in the Community concerts this March, featuring 2023 Cliburn Junior winner Seokyoung Hong and local Cliburn Kids on the Road programs and artists. See the full schedule below. 2023 Cliburn...

2025 CLIBURN COMPETITION: CONDUCTORS AND SCREENING JURY ANNOUNCED

December 13, 2023 The Cliburn is proud to announce the artistic collaborators for the 2025 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, taking place May 21–June 7, 2025, at Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU and Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. Marin...

2025 CLIBURN COMPETITION: OFFICIAL ARTWORK ANNOUNCED

November 16, 2023 The Cliburn is proud to announce the official artwork of the 2025 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. The signature design features “Chromesthesia” by internationally renowned, Texas-based muralist DAAS; the piece was originally commissioned...

2013 CLIBURN FINALIST FEI-FEI TO PERFORM CLIBURN POP-UP CONCERT NOVEMBER 29 AT THE POST AT RIVER EAST

November 1, 2023 The Cliburn is proud to announce that 2013 Cliburn finalist Fei-Fei will be returning to Fort Worth for a special Cliburn Pop-Up Concert on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at 8:00 PM inside the Trinity Room of The Post at River East. Single tickets are...

2025 CLIBURN COMPETITION APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

October 16, 2023 Applications are now open for the Seventeenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, taking place May 21–June 7, 2025, at Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU and Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. The Competition is open to pianists of...

THE CLIBURN PRESENTS FREE HALLOWEEN CONCERTS IN FORT WORTH AND DALLAS OCTOBER 31 & NOVEMBER 4

October 12, 2023 In the spirit of the Halloween season, the Cliburn will present free Community Concerts featuring spooky sounds October 31 & November 4, 2023 in Fort Worth and Dallas. More details are below. The Cliburn is proud to partner with local festival and...

NPR’S FROM THE TOP GOES BACKSTAGE AT THE 2023 CLIBURN JUNIOR

October 3, 2023 Airing nationally during the weeks of October 9 and 16, 2023, NPR’s From the Top goes behind-the-scenes at the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival with two broadcasts. Available on participating NPR stations and by...

Available Now—Anna Geniushene’s New Album Berceuse on Piano Classics Label

September 28, 2023 2022 Cliburn Silver Medalist Anna Geniushene’s new album Berceuse is out now on the Piano Classics record label. It features a collection of berceuses, cradle songs, and lullabies from 18 different composers, representing this traditional...

2025 CLIBURN COMPETITION: JURY, VENUES, FORMAT, COMPOSER ANNOUNCED

September 20, 2023 The Cliburn announces the major elements of the Seventeenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, taking place May 21–June 7, 2025, at Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU and Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. Applications open...

2023–2024 Tours Announced for 2022 Cliburn Winners

August 17, 2023 Over one year after the Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, its three medalists—Yunchan Lim, gold; Anna Geniushene, silver; and Dmytro Choni, bronze—have completed their inaugural concert seasons and summer tours as Cliburn winners....

CRESCENDO—2022 CLIBURN COMPETITION DOCUMENTARY— WORLD PREMIERE AUGUST 12 IN SOUTH KOREA

August 10, 2023 Crescendo—the feature documentary that follows the 2022 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and the discovery of sensation Yunchan Lim—makes its world premiere screenings this weekend at South Korea’s Jecheon International Music and Film...

Available Now—Yunchan Lim’s Gold Medal CD on Steinway & Sons Label

July 7, 2023 The highly anticipated gold-medal album for 2022 Cliburn winner Yunchan Lim is available now on the Steinway & Sons record label featuring the remastered live recording of his historic, complete performance of the Liszt Transcendental Etudes during...

Final Round Concert & Awards Ceremony

A look book of photos from Final Round Concert & Awards Ceremony of the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival featuring full concertos by Jan Schulmeister, Yifan Wu, and Seokyoung Hong with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Valentina...

Winners Announced for the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival

June 17, 2023 After 12 days of thrilling competition at Caruth Auditorium at SMU and this afternoon’s Final Round Concert with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and conductor Valentina Peleggi at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, the winners of the 2023...

Semifinal Round Concert 3

A look book of photos from Semifinal Round Concert 3 of the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival featuring performances of concerto movements with piano accompaniment by each semifinalist: Yifan Wu, Zihan Jin, Modan Oyama, Jan Schulmeister,...

Finalists Announced for 2023 Cliburn International Junior Competition

June 15, 2023 Janina Fialkowska, chairman of the Jury for the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival (taking place June 8–17, 2023, at Caruth Auditorium at SMU and Meyerson Symphony Center) is proud to announce the three pianists advancing to...

Semifinal Round Concert 2

A look book of photos from Semifinal Round Concert 2 of the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival featuring performances by Yifan Wu, Zihan Jin, and Modan Oyama. Visit Follow the Junior for the latest...

Semifinal Round Concert 1

A look book of photos from Semifinal Round Concert 1 of the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival featuring performances by Jan Schulmeister, Zhonghua Wei, and Seokyoung Hong. Visit Follow the Junior for the latest...

Quarterfinal Round Concert 4

A look book of photos from Quarterfinal Round Concert 4 of the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival featuring performances by Sizhe Wang, Zihan Jin, Modan Oyama. Visit Follow the Junior for the latest...

Quarterfinal Round Concert 3

A look book of photos from Quarterfinal Round Concert 3 of the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival featuring performances by Yifan Wu, Tiankun Man, and Alyssa Gabrilovich. Visit Follow the Junior for the latest...

SEMIFINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2023 CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR PIANO COMPETITION

June 11, 2023 Janina Fialkowska, chairman of the Jury for the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival(taking place June 8–17, 2023, at Caruth Auditorium at SMU and Meyerson Symphony Center) is proud to announce the six pianists advancing to...

Official Statement Regarding Sunday’s Fire Alarm

Due to a fire alarm in the venue, we have paused tonight’s Quarterfinal Round concert of the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival. Our last quarterfinalist, Modan Oyama, will complete his performance tonight for the jurors only, and that...

Quarterfinal Round Concert 2

A look book of photos from Quarterfinal Round Concert 2 of the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival featuring performances by Zhonghua Wei, Taige Wang, and Seokyoung Hong. Visit Follow the Junior for the latest...

QUARTERFINAL ROUND CONCERT 1

A look book of photos from Quarterfinal Round Concert 1 of the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival featuring performances by Jan Schulmeister, Yiran Zhou, and Eddison Chen. Visit Follow the Junior for the latest...

2023 CLIBURN JUNIOR PRELIMINARY ROUND CONCERT 4

A look book of photos from Preliminary Round Concert 3 (June 9  I  7:00 PM) of the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival featuring performances by Zihan Jin, Modan Oyama, Chenxi Chu, Xuanyan Jessie Gong, and Andrew Gu. Visit Follow the...

2023 CLIBURN JUNIOR PRELIMINARY ROUND CONCERT 3

A look book of photos from Preliminary Round Concert 3 (June 9  I  2:30 PM) of the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival featuring performances by Yifan Wu, Tiankun Ma, Alyssa Gabrilovich, Lukas Lee, Mi Hou, and Sizhe Wang. Visit Follow the...

QUARTERFINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2023 CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR PIANO COMPETITION

June 9, 2023 Janina Fialkowska, chairman of the Jury for the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival(taking place June 8–17, 2023, at Caruth Auditorium at SMU and Meyerson Symphony Center) tonight announced the 12 pianists advancing to the...

2023 Cliburn Junior Preliminary Round Concert 2

A look book of photos from Preliminary Round Concert 2 (June 8  I  7:00 PM) of the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival featuring performances by Chengcheng Yao, Steven Ruochong Cui, Jaeuk Lim, Taige Wang, Seokyoung Hong, and Chihiro...

2023 Cliburn Junior Preliminary Round Concert 1

A look book of photos from Preliminary Round Concert 1 (June 8  I  2:30 PM) of the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival featuring performances by Jan Schulmeister, Saehyun Kim, Seoeun Lee, Yiran Zhou, Eddison Chen, and Zhonghua Wei. Visit...

2023 Junior Opening Dinner & Draw Party

A look book of photos from Opening Dinner & Draw Party (June 7) of the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival at the Bush Institute! Visit Follow the Junior for the latest...

Order of Play for the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition Announced

June 7, 2023 The Cliburn celebrated the start of the Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival with the Opening Dinner & Draw Party,Wednesday evening, June 7, 2023, at the Bush Institute in Dallas. The competitors and members of the Jury received...

2023 Junior Orientation

A look book of photos from orientation (June 6–7) of the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival! Visit Follow the Junior for the latest...

Yunchan Lim’s Gold Medal Recording Drops July 7 on Steinway & Sons Label

June 1, 2023 On July 7, 2023, the Steinway & Sons label will release the anticipated gold-medal album for 2022 Cliburn winner Yunchan Lim: the remastered live recording of his historic, complete performance of the Liszt Transcendental Etudes during the...

2023 Cliburn Junior Competition Webcast: More Ways To Watch Free+ Premium Subscription With 4K HDR

May 9, 2023 The third edition of the Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival, taking place June 8–17, 2023 in Dallas, Texas USA at Caruth Auditorium at SMU and the Meyerson Symphony Center, will be streamed live online from the first note to the...

This May the Cliburn Presents Free Concerts in Lewisville, Plano, Dallas, and Southlake

April 25, 2023 Leading up to the third edition of the Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival, taking place this June in Dallas, Texas, the Cliburn presents a series of free Cliburn in the Community concerts this May, featuring two phenomenal past...

Anderson & Roe Piano Duo to Host “BACKSTAGE@CLIBURN 2022”

March 30, 2023 Beginning April 4, 2023, Anderson & Roe Piano Duo will host weekly livestream events entitled “Backstage@Cliburn 2022,” in five special installments of their popular #TwoPianoTuesdays series. The full schedule of episodes is below;...

Participants Announced for 2023 Cliburn Junior

March 28, 2023 The Cliburn announces today the 24 competitors and 14 additional festival participants invited to the third edition of the Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival, for 13- to 17-year-olds. The global cultural event will take...

Gala Donation Form

The Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival was established in 2015 as another means for the Cliburn to use its standing and expertise to encourage exceptional pianists age 13 to 17, to provide a valuable forum for them to express themselves, and...

Cliburn Receives A Record 248 Applications for 2023 Junior Competition

January 12, 2023 A total of 248 pianists, age 13 to 17, and representing 44 countries, have submitted applications to compete in the 2023 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival, taking place June 8–17, 2023, in Dallas, Texas, with the Preliminary,...

2023 Cliburn Junior Jury Announced

December 15, 2022 The Cliburn announces the jury for the third edition of the Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival, for exceptional pianists age 13–17, taking place June 8–17, 2023, in Dallas, Texas, at Caruth Auditorium at SMU and the Morton H....

2022 CLIBURN GOLD MEDALIST YUNCHAN LIM JOINS IMG ARTISTS FOR GENERAL MANAGEMENT

The Cliburn is proud to announce that Yunchan Lim, gold medalist of the Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, will join the IMG Artists roster for general management. He will be represented by Nicholas Mathias and Federico M. Benigni from the...

2022 AMATEUR FINAL ROUND

Jon Lee, Software Engineer, 41, United StatesXavier Aymonod, Marketing Director – Public Transportation, 46, FranceMasanori Murakami, Clinical Project Manager, 38, JapanDominique Salloum, CEO – Artificial Intelligence Industry, 53, France/LebanonMichael Slavin,...

2022 Amateur Winners Announced

After seven days of truly inspiring music making by 39 of the best amateur pianists from around the globe, Pamela Mia Paul, chairman of the Jury of the Eighth Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition, for non-professional pianists age 35 and older (taking place...

2022 Cliburn Amateur Winners Announced

October 18, 2022 After seven days of truly inspiring music making by 39 of the best amateur pianists from around the globe, Pamela Mia Paul, chairman of the Jury of the Eighth Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition, for non-professional pianists age 35 and...

2022 Amateur Final Round – Orchestra Rehearsals

The Finalists spent Monday in rehearsal with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and Miguel Harth-Bedoya. Jon Lee, Software Engineer, 41, United StatesPROKOFIEV Concerto No. 3 in C Major, op. 26 (III) Michael Slavin, Neuro-Ophthalmologist (retired), 71, United...

2022 Amateur Semifinal Round – Concerts 3 & 4

The Semifinal Round of the 2022 Amateur Competition concluded on Sunday, with these 12 extraordinary pianists performing 28-minute recitals: Jon Lee, Software Engineer, 41, United StatesXavier Aymonod, Marketing Director – Public Transportation, 46, FranceMasanori...

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2022 CLIBURN AMATEUR

October 16, 2022 Pamela Mia Paul, chairman of the Jury of the Eighth Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition, for non-professional pianists age 35 and older (taking place October 12–18, 2022, at Van Cliburn Recital Hall and Bass Performance Hall), tonight...

2022 Amateur Semifinal Round – Concerts 1 & 2

The Semifinal Round of the 2022 Amateur Competition began on Saturday, with eight extraordinary pianists performing 28-minute recitals: Sean Sutherland, Product Manager, 45, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines/CanadaFerdy Talan, Realtor, 38, IndonesiaKen Iisaka, Software...

2022 Amateur Preliminary Round – Concert 6

The 2022 Amateur Competition continued on Friday evening, with the last of six Preliminary Round concerts: 7:00 p.m. Miriam Berro, Software Engineer, 65, Argentina/Canada7:17 p.m. Eiji Yoshimura, Business Planning Director, 50, Japan7:34 p.m. Yeon Wook Jeong,...

2022 Amateur Preliminary Round – Concert 5

The 2022 Amateur Competition continued on Friday afternoon, with the fifth of six Preliminary Round concerts: 2:30 p.m. Deirbhile Brennan, Accountant, 53, Ireland2:47 p.m. James Rosenblum, Attorney, 41, United States3:04 p.m. Dominique Salloum, CEO – Artificial...

SEMIFINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2022 CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR PIANO COMPETITION

October 14, 2022 Pamela Mia Paul, chairman of the Jury of the Eighth Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition, for non-professional pianists age 35 and older (taking place October 12–18, 2022, at Van Cliburn Recital Hall and Bass Performance Hall), tonight...

2022 Amateur Preliminary Round – Concert 4

The 2022 Amateur Competition continued on Thursday evening, with the fourth of six Preliminary Round concerts: 7:00 p.m. Yuka Otohata, Marketing Operations Professional, 51, Japan7:17 p.m. Jorge Zamora, Business Development Director, 49, Mexico7:34 p.m. Gorden Cheng,...

2022 Amateur Preliminary Round – Concert 3

The Preliminary Round of the 2022 Amateur Competition continued on Thursday afternoon: 2:30 p.m. Simon Finlow, IT Project Manager/Database Engineer (retired), 66, United States/United Kingdom2:47 p.m. Thierry Goldwaser, Software Developer, 46, France3:04 p.m. Michael...

2022 Amateur Preliminary Round – Concert 2

The Preliminary Round of the 2022 Amateur Competition continued on Wednesday evening with these six inspiring performers: 7:00 p.m. Robert Finley, Electronics Engineer, 72, United States7:17 p.m. Ipek Bozkurt, Professor, 42, Turkey/United States7:34 p.m. Noah DeGarmo,...

2022 Amateur Preliminary Round – Concert 1

The first notes of the 2022 Amateur Competition were played on Wednesday, October 12 at 2:30 p.m. See below for this wonderful set of seven performers: 2:30 p.m. Sean Sutherland, Product Manager, 45, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines/Canada2:47 p.m. Richard Reid,...

2022 Amateur Competition Opening Party

A look book of photos from the Opening Party (October 11) of the 2022 Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition! Visit Follow the Amateur for the latest...

2022 Amateur Competition Orientation

A look book of photos from orientation day (October 11) of the 2022 Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition! Visit Follow the Amateur for the latest...

2022 CLIBURN AMATEUR COMPETITION BEGINS IN LESS THAN TWO WEEKS; DETAILED SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

September 29, 2022 The eighth edition of the Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition, for non-professional pianists age 35 and older, begins two weeks from yesterday and will run from October 12 to 18, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas at Van Cliburn Recital Hall...

2022 CLIBURN COMPETITION REACHED RECORD-BREAKING 25 MILLION WEBCAST VIEWS ACROSS 177 COUNTRIES

September 15, 2022 The Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition (held June 2–18, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas, USA) reached a record-breaking number of people around the globe, exponentially surpassing viewership and online engagement from its past...

Sponsor Spotlight: Higginbotham

Sponsor Spotlight: Higginbotham Tell us about Higginbotham’s history in Fort Worth. What are you most proud of? Higginbotham has deep roots in Fort Worth, where Paul C. Higginbotham opened a small personal insurance agency in 1948. Almost 75 years later, his namesake...

2022 CLIBURN AMATEUR COMPETITION: DETAILS, CHANGES ANNOUNCED; TICKETS ON SALE

August 11, 2022 The Cliburn announces today the new details of the eighth edition of the Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition, for non-professional pianists age 35 and older. Originally scheduled for May 2020 and postponed due to the pandemic, the Amateur...

CONCERT TOURS ANNOUNCED FOR YUNCHAN LIM, ANNA GENIUSHENE, AND DMYTRO CHONI

July 28, 2022 The Cliburn proudly announces the 2022–2023 concert tours of the medalists of the Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition: Yunchan Lim(gold, 18, South Korea), Anna Geniushene (silver, 31, Russia), and Dmytro Choni (bronze, 28, Ukraine). The...

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR SIXTEENTH VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

June 18, 2022 After two and half weeks of high-level competition and exceptional music-making, the winners of the Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition were announced tonight by Jury Chair Marin Alsop at the Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall...

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR SIXTEENTH VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

June 12, 2022 Marin Alsop, chairman of the Jury for the Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition (taking place June 2–18, 2022, at Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU and Bass Performance Hall) tonight announced the six pianists advancing to the Final Round....

SEMIFINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR SIXTEENTH VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

June 6, 2022 Marin Alsop, chairman of the Jury for the Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition (taking place June 2–18, 2022, at Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU and Bass Performance Hall) tonight announced the 12 pianists advancing to the Semifinal...

QUARTERFINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR SIXTEENTH VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

June 4, 2022 The Jury of the Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition (taking place June 2–18, 2022, at Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU and Bass Performance Hall) tonight announced the 18 pianists advancing to the Quarterfinal Round. 2022 CLIBURN...

Blog Post: A Luminous Start to the Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

A Luminous Start to the Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition: Toasting the 60th Anniversary with a New Concert Hall and Viewership Expected to Top 10 Million The Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition opened yesterday, marking 60 years...

ORDER OF PERFORMANCE ANNOUNCED FOR THE SIXTEENTH VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 31, 2022 The Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition welcomed 30 young pianists from around the world to the Opening Dinner & Draw Party Tuesday evening, May 31, 2022, at the Historic Hilton Hotel in downtown Fort Worth. The...

2022 CLIBURN COMPETITION WEBCAST: MORE WAYS TO WATCH FREE THAN EVER BEFORE + PREMIUM 4K/SURROUND SOUND SUBSCRIPTION

May 30, 2022 As it has been since 2001, the entire sixteenth edition of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition (June 2–18, 2022 in Fort Worth, Texas USA) will be streamed live online from the first note to the announcement of the new 2022 gold medalist. The...

2022 CLIBURN COMPETITORS TO PERFORM AT NINE FORT WORTH LIBRARY BRANCHES MAY 27–31 WITH ADOPT-A-COMPETITOR

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 17, 2022 Nine branches of the Fort Worth Public Library will adopt competitors of the 2022 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, with free public performances May 27–31, and additional family programming throughout the Competition, which...

CLIBURN’S FIRST-EVER MURAL COMMISSIONED: INTERNATIONAL MURALIST DAAS WITH PROJECT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH FORT WORTH’S NEAR SOUTHSIDE ARTS

May 11, 2022 The Cliburn is thrilled to announce the commission of its first-ever mural. Through partnership with the SoMa Development and Near Southside Arts, the organization has selected Texas-based, internationally renowned artist DAAS to create a new work,...

30 COMPETITORS ANNOUNCED FOR SIXTEENTH VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

March 30, 2022 The Cliburn announces today the 30 competitors selected to participate in the Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, taking place June 2–18, 2022, at Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU and Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Texas, USA....

OFFICIAL CLIBURN STATEMENT REGARDING RUSSIAN PIANISTS PARTICIPATING IN SCREENING AUDITIONS, MARCH 6 – 12

March 3, 2022 The invasion of Ukraine by Russia is reprehensible and heartbreaking. The Cliburn stands firmly against and condemns this tyranny. The Russian-born pianists who have applied for the Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition are not officials...

72 PIANISTS CHOSEN FOR SCREENING AUDITIONS OF 2022 VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

February 3, 2022 The Cliburn announces today the 72 exceptional pianists representing 22 countries selected to come to Fort Worth next month to participate in the live Screening Auditions (March 6–12, 2022) of the sixteenth edition of the Van Cliburn International...

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR 2023 CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR PIANO COMPETITION AND FESTIVAL

January 26, 2022 Applications are now open for the Third Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival, taking place June 8–17, 2023, in Dallas, Texas. Talented pianists age 13 to 17 are encouraged to apply by January 10, 2023; 24 will be accepted as...

CLIBURN RECEIVES RECORD-BREAKING 388 APPLICATIONS FOR 2022 VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

November 1, 2021 Applications are in for the sixteenth edition of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition—taking place June 2–18, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas USA—and the pool represents the largest and most diverse in the organization’s 60-year history. The...

SPRING 2022 CLIBURN CONCERTS INDIVIDUAL TICKETS & SUBSCRIPTIONS ON SALE NOW

October 20, 2021 The Cliburn announces the Spring 2022 season of its signature concert series, Cliburn Concerts, offering more variety of options than ever before, both in the kinds of concerts offered and the places they can be heard. In addition to the traditional...

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

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

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,...

2022 Cliburn Amateur Competitors & Details Announced

July 28, 2021 The Cliburn announces today the details of the 2022 Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition, taking place October 12–18, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas, with the first two rounds at PepsiCo Recital Hall at TCU and the Final Round concert with...

ANNOUNCING CLIBURN SUMMER SERIES AT TX WHISKEY RANCH

July 8, 2021 The Cliburn announces the all-new 2021 Cliburn Summer Series at TX Whiskey Ranch, featuring two concerts: 2005 Cliburn Silver Medalist and Fort Worth favorite Joyce Yang on July 29, and violinist with a bluegrass flair, Tessa Lark, in her Cliburn concert...

2022 CLIBURN COMPETITION ADDITIONAL SUBSCRIPTIONS ON SALE NOW

June 28, 2021 The Cliburn is pleased to announce that multiple subscription packages are now available for the sixteenth edition of its flagship Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, to be held entirely in person on June 2–18, 2022, at Bass Performance Hall and...

ONE YEAR FROM TODAY: VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

June 2, 2021 The Cliburn is pleased to affirm that the sixteenth edition of its flagship Van Cliburn International Piano Competition will be held entirely in person on June 2–18, 2022, at Bass Performance Hall and Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU, in Fort Worth, Texas,...

ANNOUNCING THE CLIBURN CLASSIC GOLF TOURNAMENT

CLIBURN CLASSIC GOLF TOURNAMENT September 13, 2021  I  1:00 PM River Crest Country Club Rebecca and Reese Hillard, Chairmen Cornelia Blake, Honorary Chairman Join us for the Cliburn’s first-ever golf tournament hosted at the beautiful River Crest Country Club, and...

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...

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2022 CLIBURN MEDALISTS

Learn more about the winners of the 2022 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition:
Yunchan Lim, gold
Anna Geniushene, silver
Dmytro Choni, bronze

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SUMMER 2024 TOURS ANNOUNCED FOR 2022 CLIBURN WINNERS

SUMMER 2024 TOURS ANNOUNCED FOR 2022 CLIBURN WINNERS

May 20, 2024 Since their wins two years ago, the medalists of the Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition—Yunchan Lim, gold; Anna Geniushene, silver; and Dmytro Choni, bronze—have traveled the globe and performed for thousands of fans worldwide, earning...

CLIBURN SESSIONS MARKS TENTH ANNIVERSARY

CLIBURN SESSIONS MARKS TENTH ANNIVERSARY

May 2, 2024 Marking 10 years of its innovative club series, the Cliburn is proud to welcome back the very first artists of Cliburn Sessions—the renowned, beloved Anderson & Roe Piano Duo—to perform the Cliburn’s debut at a new venue. They will perform at...

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