Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition

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Cliburn Amateur Competition
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The Cliburn will present the 2022 Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition, with the first two rounds taking place October 12-16 at PepsiCo Recital Hall at TCU, and the Final Round concert on October 18 at Bass Performance Hall with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra conducted by Damon Gupton.

The 2022 Cliburn Amateur competitors hail from all over the world, representing 19 countries: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Mexico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and United States. They range in age from 38 to 72, with a median age of 51.

An additional 20 pianists have been selected as non-competing festival participants, bringing the total number of pianists to 68 and countries represented to 23 with the addition of China, Egypt, Honduras, and Russia.

Event Details


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Texas Christian University
2800 S. University Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76129

Bass Performance Hall
525 Commerce St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102