16th Ettlingen International Competition for Young Pianists

August 4-12, 2018

Deadline for applications was May 4, 2018

Updated schedules, results and media 2018 you find here

Archives with documents and media since 1988


340 candidates coming from 50 nations applied for the competition 2018 

99 pianists were admitted after a preselection by recordings

The public auditions will take place at Asam-Hall in the baroque Ettlingen Castle
Ten main prizes and special prizes worth more than 20,000 Euro will be bestoved

Download Rules 2018
Leaflet 2018 Program Book 2016 Brochure 1988-2006 Archives 1988-2016



We are a member of the European Union of Music Competitions for Youth (EMCY) and the Alink-Argerich-Foundation-Foundation (AAF) and rank as one of the most important contests of this type worldwide.