Our competition is postponed to
September to prevent coronavirus.
We sincerely regret the need for this action.

Registration fees will be refunded.

To maintain your registration,
please email us.

Stay healthy!
Over 14 successful years, the youth piano competition has developed into a competition of international renown.
In 2020, it will take place for the 15th time in the Great Hall of EVONIK Industries AG in Essen.
The contest will run from 18. until the 20. September 2020.

The composer Ludwig van Beethoven is the focus of this year‘s competition.

The prize-winner concert in 2020 takes place in the Great Hall of EVONIK Industries AG
directly following the competition on Sunday, September 20th.

„We are looking for the best and for the best to find us.“ (Jürgen Lamprecht, initiator of the competition)
„After winning a prize at this competition, this is something you often see
quoted in the Vita.“ (Manja Lippert, juror)
With friendly assistance from Evonik Industries