The Piano Competition 2022 will take place from November 25th to including November 27th.

  • Friday, November 25th: Arrival of all Participants.
  • Saturday, November 26st: First Round and Second Round
  • Sunday, November 27th: Third Round and Final Round

  • Competition Concert Halls

  • CASALS FORUM | Kronberg im Taunus
  • More about concert halls

    Prizes and Awards

  • Endowed with € 20,000.00
  • Audience-Award: the audience will select the audience awardee. The prize is endowed with € 3,000
  • Winners’ and or Nominees concerts
  • CD recording
  • Laureate Jury membership at the IGPA 2022
  • All nominees will receive a valuable certificate
  • The IPF takes over the travel and hotel costs
  • IPF-Masters-Management for the Nominees and Laureates

  • Application Requirements

    Conditions for participants

  • The 11th International German Piano Award 2022 is open to professional pianists of all nationalities. A total of 6 pianists will be nominated for 2022.
  • Pianists who have already taken important steps in their careers may participate. They are personalities who have demonstrated, that they have the potential for a concert career, both artistically and in their overall presence or are already performing in concerts.
  • Also Pianists who have already applied in the past or participants from German or international music universities and/or conservatories are invited to send their applications.

  • Application documents

  • Piano solo recording of 20 minutes.
  • The recording must be as recent as possible and not older than one year. It is expected to send a recording of highest sound and picture quality. Interruptions and/or cuts within a piece are not allowed.
  • CV, picture (high resolution) and contact details.
  • The pianists are asked to send their recording by to the following email address:
    [email protected]

  • Repertoire for the application

  • Variety of styles is desired. Only piano solo repertoire is admitted.
  • The choice for the repertoire is at the free decision of the artist.

  • Important: The following piano concertos must be available:

  • Chopin - Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11
  • Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 5 in E♭ major, Op. 73 - Emperor Concerto

  • Application deadline

  • Thursday, November 3rd, 2022
  • For more Information please contact:

    [email protected]
    Phone: +49(69) 79 534 82 202

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