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Pulling Back the Curtain: Sibelius, Dvorak, and Brian Raphael Nabors

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Pulling Back the Curtain: Sibelius, Dvorak, and Brian Raphael Nabors

September 17-19, 2021

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Legends: Paul Simon Songbook

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Legends: Paul Simon Songbook

October 15-17, 2021

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Halloween Spooktacular

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Halloween Spooktacular

October 16, 2021

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Come From Away

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Come From Away

October 19-24, 2021
Broadway at the Bass Series

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Halloween on Bald Mountain: Mussorgsky, Liszt, and Stravinsky

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Halloween on Bald Mountain: Mussorgsky, Liszt, and Stravinsky

October 29-31, 2021

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CATS

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CATS

November 16-21, 2021
Broadway at the Bass Series

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Home for the Holidays

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Halloween on Bald Mountain: Mussorgsky, Liszt, and Stravinsky

November 26-28, 2021

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Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis' Holiday Shindig

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Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis' Holiday Shindig

December 1, 2021
Popular Entertainment Series

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Hadelich's Mendelssohn: Debussy, Mendelssohn, and Brahms

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Hadelich's Mendelssohn: Debussy, Mendelssohn, and Brahms

December 3-5, 2021

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The Gatlin Brothers and Crystal Gayle - Holiday and Hits

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The Gatlin Brothers and Crystal Gayle - Holiday and Hits

December 13, 2021
Popular Entertainment Series

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The Nutcracker

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The Nutcracker

December 10 - 26, 2021

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The Nutty Nutcracker

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The Nutty Nutcracker

December 17, 2021

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Robert Earl Keen

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Robert Earl Keen

December 30, 2021
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NYE Swing is the Thing

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NYE Swing is the Thing

December 31, 2021

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Dear Evan Hansen

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Dear Evan Hansen

January 4 - 9, 2022
Broadway at the Bass Series

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Robert Spano Conducts Scheherazade

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Robert Spano Conducts Scheherazade

January 14-15, 2022

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Hamilton

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Hamilton

January 18 - February 6, 2022
Broadway at the Bass Series

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Back to the Future

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Back to the Future

February 11-13, 2022

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A Tchaikovsky Evening

Texas Ballet Theater
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A Tchaikovsky Evening

February 18 - 20, 2022

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A Gala Evening with Sarah Chang

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A Gala Evening with Sarah Chang

February 26, 2022

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The Music of John Williams

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The Music of John Williams

March 4-6, 2022

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When Instruments Roamed the Earth

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When Instruments Roamed the Earth

March 5, 2022

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Spirituals and Jazz: Dawson and Gershwin

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Spirituals and Jazz: Dawson and Gershwin

March 11-13, 2022

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Kenny G

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Kenny G

March 18-20, 2022

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood LIVE!: Neighbor Day

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood LIVE!: Neighbor Day

April 5, 2022
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Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody: Jennifer Higdon, Respighi, and Rachmaninoff

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Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody: Jennifer Higdon, Respighi, and Rachmaninoff

April 8-10, 2022

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Beethoven's "Eroica" and Talbot's Ink Dark Moon

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Beethoven's "Eroica" and Talbot's Ink Dark Moon

April 29-May 1, 2022

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Music of Harry Potter

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Music of Harry Potter

April 30, 2022

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The British Invasion

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The British Invasion

May 4, 2022
Popular Entertainment Series

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Troupe Vertigo: Cirque Carnaval

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Troupe Vertigo: Cirque Carnaval

May 6-8, 2022

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Holst's Planets: Bach, Tomasi, and Holst

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Holst's Planets: Bach, Tomasi, and Holst

May 13-15, 2022

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Texas Ballet Theater
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

May 20 - 22, 2022

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Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!

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Oklahoma!

June 21 - 26, 2022
Broadway at the Bass Series

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Jesus Christ Superstar

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Jesus Christ Superstar

July 12 - 17, 2022
Broadway at the Bass Series

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Mean Girls

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Mean Girls

July 26 - 31, 2022
Broadway at the Bass Series

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Individual Tickets by Round

Widely considered one of the preeminent international music contests, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition exists to share excellent classical music with the largest international audience possible and to launch the careers of its winners every four years. The world’s top 18- to 31-year-old pianists compete for gold in front of a live audience in Fort Worth, Texas, as well as a global online viewership of over 5 million.

Preliminary Round

30 competitors - Competitors perform a 40-minute recital, to include commissioned work of 4-6 minutes by Stephen Hough. Concerts beginning at 10:00 a.m. or 7:30 p.m. feature three pianists. Concerts beginning at 2:30 p.m. feature four pianists.

Thursday, June 2 - 10:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.
Friday, June 3 - 10:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 4 -10:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. (followed by the announcement of quarterfinalists)

Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU

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Quarterfinal Round

18 competitors - Competitors perform a 40-minute recital. Three pianists perform at each concert.

Sunday, June 5 - 10:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.
Monday, June 6 - 10:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. (followed by the announcement of semifinalists)

Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU

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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. Phase II: Each pianist will perform a Mozart piano concerto with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Nicholas McGegan. 

Wednesday, June 8 - 7:30 p.m. (two recitals)
Thursday, June 9 - 2:30 p.m. (two recitals) and 7:30 p.m. (four Mozart concertos)
Friday, June 10 - 2:30 p.m. (two recitals) and 7:30 p.m. (four Mozart concertos)
Saturday, June 11 - 2:30 p.m. (two recitals) and 7:30 p.m. (four Mozart concertos)
Sunday, June 12 - 2:30 p.m. (two recitals) and 7:30 p.m. (two recitals, followed by Finalist announcement)

Bass Performance Hall

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Final Round + Award Ceremony

6 competitors – Competitors perform two concertos, to be selected from two separate lists, with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and conductor Marin Alsop. Note: Tickets to the June 18 Final Concerto include re-entry to the Awards Ceremony, following.

Tuesday, June 14 - Final Concerto 1,  7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 15 - Final Concerto 2, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, June 17 - Final Concerto 3, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 18 - Final Concerto 4, 3:00 p.m. + Awards Ceremony, 7:00 p.m.

Bass Performance Hall

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