The Cliburn


All tickets, with the exception of Cliburn Sessions, are sold through the Performing Arts Fort Worth Box Office and can be purchased:

  • Online
  • Over the phone at 817.212.4280
  • Or in person at the Bass Hall Box Office (525 Commerce St., downtown Fort Worth).

Cliburn Concerts

Subscriptions, and single tickets for the 2015–2016 Cliburn Concerts season are now on sale.

Purchase single tickets here.

For the full season line-up, click here.


Cliburn at the Bass

Keyboard Circle Box Tier*  $270
Keyboard Circle Orchestra*  $195
Orchestra I  $120
Orchestra II  $84
Orchestra III  $48


Cliburn at the Kimbell

Keyboard Circle Reserved*   $195
General Admission   $120
Purchase your Cliburn at the Kimbell subscription tickets here.

Cliburn at the Modern

General Admission                 $40



Cliburn at the Bass

Keyboard Circle Box Tier*   $90
Keyboard Circle Orchestra*   $65
Orchestra I   $50
Orchestra II   $35
Orchestra III   $20

Cliburn at the Kimbell

General Admission                  $45

Cliburn at the Modern

General Admission                  $25

Cliburn Sessions

The 2015–2016 Cliburn Sessions season will be announced in Fall 2015.

Cliburn Festival

The 2016 Cliburn Festival will be announced in Fall 2015.

Cliburn in the Community

All performances are free and open to the public.

To find out more about our upcoming community concerts, click here.

Standby tickets

Starting one hour prior to a sold-out performance, a line will form at the Box Office for $20 standby tickets. 10 minutes prior to the performance, in the event of last-minute cancellations or no-shows, and at the discretion of Cliburn staff, seats may be released and sold to those in line on a first-come, first-served basis. We cannot guarantee that seats will become available, but we will do our best to accommodate you.

Student tickets

Student tickets will be on sale for $10 beginning one hour prior to each performance, based on availability.


All patrons must be 8 years of age or older to attend performances.

*Keyboard Circle

Keyboard Circle subscriptions are available with an annual donation of $1,500 or more. Click HERE for information on joining.

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.


201 Main Street, Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX 76102


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