PRIZE WINNERS OF THE 15TH INTERNATIONAL YOUTH PIANO COMPETITION
Age group I (8 to 10 years):
1st prize: Sophie Elizabeth Wagner (ex aequo)
Age group II (11 to 13 years):
1st prize: Lisa-Marie Ehrenfried
Age group III (14 to 15 years):
1st prize: Peer Waibel-Fischer
Age group IV (16 to 18 years):
1st prize: Lukas Blanck
Special prize „Beethoven“: Lysander Burleigh
THE 15TH INTERNATIONAL YOUTH PIANO COMPETITION
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.
Unfortunately, the 2020 prize winners‘ concert cannot take place due to the current developments in relation to the corona pandemic.
„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)