Van Cliburn International Piano Competition: Semifinal Round

Attend the music intensive semifinal round of the world-renowned Van Cliburn Piano Competition. Hear solo recitals, meet competition staff and learn about the music from a professor.
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Program No. 22740RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

The prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth, Texas — held once every four years — draws some of the most exciting young pianists from around the world. Bask in the sublime melodies of the top 12 contestants during the music intensive semifinal round, highlighted by exquisite solo recitals and nine performances in all. Enjoy exclusive access to the Van Cliburn Foundation Staff, learn about the music from a respected music professor, see the finalists announced and delight in soaring performances in Bass Performance Hall, the crown jewel of Fort Worth.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Hear the 12 semifinal contestants perform both a solo recital and a Mozart concerto with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Sit on the left side of the mezzanine and be able to see each pianist's hands in action.
  • Benefit from the wisdom of an esteemed music professor- a piano expert who will unravel the intricacies of the competition music.
  • Meet a past competitor from the Van Cliburn Foundation’s Amateur Competition, and hear about how their life was changed by the experience.

General Notes

To attend the final round, check out program #17212.
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