FORT WORTH, Texas, 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, at Bass Performance Hall and Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU, in Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
All individual tickets will be available online at Cliburn.org or by telephone at 817.212.4280 starting at 10:00 a.m. Subscription packages remain on sale including premium, complete, and individual round subscriptions at Cliburn.org/2022-tickets. P
Earlier than ever before, individual tickets are available for every performance. Patrons can choose from all Preliminary ($10-$30), Quarterfinal ($15-$35), Semifinal ($30-$125), and Final Round ($55-$225) concerts. These tickets go on sale at Cliburn.org/2022-tickets
Get the ultimate Competition experience with a Platinum or Golden Circle Complete or Semifinal and Final Round Only Subscription. Receive exclusive access to the Opening Dinner & Draw Party, the premium Lounge, and the Closing Reception, in addition to securing the best seats in the house. Premium subscriptions are available in Platinum Circle Box Tier, Platinum Circle Orchestra, and Golden Circle Orchestra levels. Click here to see all Platinum and Golden Circle benefits.
Witness the entire Competition, from the first notes to the last, with this subscription that includes all four competition rounds. Enjoy both solo recitals and concertos with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Available at the Mezzanine and Gallery levels.
Make plans to attend the Preliminary or Quarterfinal Round concerts at the Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU. Or, select the Semifinal Round at Bass Performance Hall to hear each semifinalist perform a recital, as well as a Mozart concerto with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and famed conductor Nicholas McGegan. Available in the Preferred Orchestra, Orchestra I and II, Mezzanine, and Gallery levels.
Complete ticket information can be found at Cliburn.org/2022-tickets.
For the 2022 Cliburn Competition ticket policy, visit cliburn.org/
2022 CLIBURN COMPETITION VENUES
The Cliburn will return to its original home on the campus of TCU to host the Preliminary and Quarterfinal Rounds at the university’s new 700-seat Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU, fittingly named to honor our inspiration and namesake. The Semifinal and Final Rounds will again be held in Bass Performance Hall, the Cliburn’s home since 2001 and downtown Fort Worth’s 2042-seat stunning cultural jewel.
For more information on each venue, please click images.
ABOUT THE VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION
Widely considered one of the preeminent international music contests, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition exists to share excellent classical music with the largest audience possible and to launch the careers of its winners every four years. The world’s top pianists age 18 to 31 compete for gold in front of a live audience in Fort Worth, as well as a global online viewership of over 5 million. Beyond cash prizes, winning a Cliburn medal means comprehensive career management, artistic support, and bolstered publicity efforts for the three years following.
For more information on the 2022 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, click here.
CLIBURN COMPETITION UNDERWRITERS
Ann L. & Carol Green Rhodes Charitable Trust
National Endowment for the Arts
Steinway & Sons
Texas Commission on the Arts
The Junior League of Fort Worth
ABOUT THE CLIBURN
The Cliburn advances classical piano music throughout the world. Its international competitions, education programs, and concert series embody an enduring commitment to artistic excellence and the discovery of new artists. Established in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1962, the quadrennial Van Cliburn International Piano Competition (sixteenth edition, June 2–18, 2022) remains the most visible expression of that mission and is, as always, committed to its original ideals of supporting and launching the careers of emerging artists, ages 18–30. It shares the transformative powers of music with a wide global audience, through fully produced webcasts and by providing comprehensive career management and concert bookings to its winners. Rounding out its mission, the Cliburn also produces the Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival (third edition, May–June 2023) for exceptional 13- to 17-year-old pianists and the Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition (eighth edition, October 12–18, 2022) for outstanding non-professional pianists age 35 and older.
Over a four-year cycle, the Cliburn contributes to North Texas’ cultural landscape with over 170 classical music performances for 150,000 attendees through competitions, free community concerts, and its signature Cliburn Concerts series. It presents 1,000 Cliburn in the Classroom in-school, interactive music education programs for more than 200,000 area elementary students. During the same time period, it garners the world’s attention with over eight million visits from 170 nations for live concert and competition webcasts; 300 concerts worldwide booked for competition winners; more than 5,000 news articles about the Cliburn and its winners; and regular national radio broadcasts to 245 public radio stations. Cliburn.org