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Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

Location: Bass Performance Hall

Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible

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Preliminary Round

FIFTEENTH VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

Thursday May 25 - Sunday May 28, 2017


PRELIMINARY ROUND (30 competitors)
Each pianist will perform a recital not to exceed 45 minutes in length. The repertoire for this recital will consist of works chosen by the pianist and must include the commissioned work of four to six minutes in length, written by Marc-André Hamelin. Only complete works will be accepted.

Thursday, May 25 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Friday, May 26 10:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 27 10:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 28 10:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

20 QUARTERFINALISTS ANNOUNCED

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Quarterfinal Round

FIFTEENTH VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

Monday May 29 - Tuesday May 30, 2017

 
QUARTERFINAL ROUND  (20 competitors)
Each pianist will perform a recital not to exceed 45 minutes in length. The repertoire for this recital will consist of works chosen by the pianist. Repertoire from the Preliminary Round may not be repeated. Only complete works will be accepted.

Monday, May 29 10:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 30 10:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.

12 SEMIFINALISTS ANNOUNCED 

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Semifinal Round

FIFTEENTH VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

Thursday June 1 - Monday June 5, 2017


SEMIFINAL ROUND  (12 competitors)
The Semifinal Round will be held in two phases. Phase I: Each pianist will perform a recital not to exceed 60 minutes in length. The repertoire will consist of works chosen by the pianist. Repertoire from the Preliminary and Quarterfinal Rounds may not be repeated. Only complete works will be accepted. Phase II: Each pianist will perform a Mozart piano concerto with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Nicholas McGegan. 

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SEMIFINAL RECITALS
Thursday, June 1
7:30 p.m.
Friday, June 2 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 3 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 4 2:30 p.m.
Monday, June 5 2:30 p.m.

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SEMIFINAL CONCERTOS
Saturday, June 3 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 4 7:30 p.m.
Monday, June 5 7:30 p.m.

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Final Round

FIFTEENTH VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

Wednesday June 7 - Saturday June 10, 2017

FINAL ROUND 
The Final Round will be held in two phases. Phase I: Each pianist will perform a piano quintet with the Brentano String Quartet. Phase II: Each pianist will perform a concerto with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin. The pianists may choose any work scored for full symphony orchestra and piano. 

FINAL CHAMBERS
Wednesday, June 7
Final Chamber 1,  7:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 8 Final Chamber 2, 7:30 p.m.

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FINAL CONCERTOS
Friday, June 9
Final Concerto 1, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 10 Final Concerto 2, 3:00 p.m.

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Awards Ceremony

FIFTEENTH VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

Saturday June 10, 2017

Awards Ceremony
Saturday, June 10 7:00 p.m.


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