SIXTEENTH VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

May 27–June 12, 2021
Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU • Bass Performance Hall • Fort Worth, Texas USA
Marin Alsop, jury chairman

 

PRELIMINARY ROUND
30 competitors perform a 40-minute recital, to include commissioned work
Thursday, May 27 – Saturday, May 29, 2021
10:00 a.m. I 2:30 p.m. I 7:30 p.m. daily
Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU


QUARTERFINAL ROUND
18 competitors perform a 40-minute recital
Sunday, May 30 – Monday, May 31, 2021
10:00 a.m. I 2:30 p.m. I 7:30 p.m. daily
Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU


SEMIFINAL ROUND

12 competitors in two phases:

  1. 60-minute recital
  2. Mozart concerto to be selected from a list with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and conductor Nicholas McGegan

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 I 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 3 – Sunday, June 6, 2021
2:30 p.m. I 7:30 p.m. daily
Bass Performance Hall


FINAL ROUND
6 competitors perform two concertos, to be selected from two separate lists, with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and conductor Marin Alsop.
Tuesday, June 8 – Wednesday, June 9, 2021 I 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 11, 2021 I 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 12, 2021 I 3:00 p.m.
Bass Performance Hall


AWARDS CEREMONY
Saturday, June 12, 2021 I 7:00 p.m.
Bass Performance Hall

 

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