The 16th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition is due to be held, Covid permitting from May 27–June 12, 2021, in Fort Worth, Texas.
To maintain a competitive edge, prizes for the three medalists have been upped by 94% to $100,000 for gold, $50,000 for silver, and $25,000 for bronze. (2017 prizes were $50,000; $25,000; and $15,000, respectively.)
Hey, it’s Texas, it’s Fort Worth. There’s gold in them there vaults.