The Cliburn

Cliburn Concerts

Hailed as the premier concert series in Dallas-Fort Worth by the Star-Telegram, Cliburn Concerts brings the world’s leading classical musicians to North Texas, live at the Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, the Kimbell Art Museum, The Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge, and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Cliburn at the Bass

Cliburn at the Kimbell

Cliburn at the ModernCliburn SessionsCliburn in the Community

Concert News

Amateur Competition Makes Headlines

The event––and winner Thomas Yu––garnered publicity from around the world.

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Cliburn to Webcast Select Cliburn Concerts

This season, for the first time ever, the Cliburn will present live webcasts of select Cliburn Co...

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John Giordano steps down as jury chairman

Tribute concert planned for April 7, 2015 featuring seven gold medalists and one silver medalist ...

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Cliburn Sessions opens at The Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge

Join classically-trained artists in a classically alternative music scene where they are free to ...

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Our Mission

It is the mission of the Cliburn to advance 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 young artists.



The Cliburn is a not-for-profit organization governed by a board of directors, elected for a four year term. It is sustained by the generous support from individuals, foundations, corporations, the tireless efforts of volunteers, and embraced by the community of Fort Worth. The Van Cliburn International Piano Competition is a proud member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions.


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Fort Worth, TX 76102


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