Welcome to Ettlingen, Germany !
Every other year Ettlingen becomes the global center for piano enthusiasts for a week: Young participants together, with their families and teachers, meet like-minded people from all over the world, a top-class jury and interested music lovers. Numerous voluntary helpers and local residents give the event a special charm.
Since 1988 the Ettlingen Piano Competition has become one of the most important events of its kind worldwide and is a member of the European Union of Music Competitions for Youth (EMCY) and the Alink-Argerich-Foundation.
Here you find the Rules 2022 » and Archives » with information about all past competitions since 1988.
17th Ettlingen Int'l Piano Competition • Online Finals 2020
288 candidates » from 33 nations applied in 2020, 112 pianists were admitted after a preselection by recordings.
Due to the corona pandemic, the auditions couldn't take place at Ettlingen Castle. Instead, the Ettlingen Online Finals 2020 were organised for the 20 best-ranked applicants in each Category ».
Six main prizes » and special prizes worth around 10,000 Euro were awarded at the Online Finals.
Online Finals 2020 on YouTube »
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