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 for the 2014-2015 Cliburn Concerts season are no longer on sale.

Single tickets for the 2014-2015 Cliburn Concerts season are now on sale HERE.
For the full season line-up, click HERE.

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 $40

Cliburn at the Modern

General Admission $25

Cliburn Festival

Subscriptions and single tickets for the 2015 Cliburn Festival: the works of Chopin (March 5-8) are on sale now.

$300 each
Reserved seating for all five concerts
Intermission drink vouchers
Invitation to Closing Toast
Special Circle Gift: a CD of select
Festival performances (not available for purchase)
To purchase, click HERE.

$150 each
General admission seating to all five concerts
To purchase, click HERE.

$35 each
General admission seating to the concert of your choice
To purchase, click HERE.

Cliburn Sessions

Tickets to Cliburn Sessions are general admission and are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.
To purchase, 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.

*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.


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