Ettlingen International Competition for Young Pianists
The 17th Competition will take place August 8-16, 2020.

The rules will be almost the same as in 2018. Mid of 2019 you will find detailed informations on this website.
Details of the 2018 competition and previous editions you can see here.

Deutsche Website

Schedule/Results/Media shows you all results, media and schedules 2018

Archives  show information about all previous competitions 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 took place at Asam-Hall in the baroque Ettlingen Castle

Ten main prizes and special prizes worth more than 25,000 Euro were bestowed


2018 Preistraeger Gruppe Rosen 950p

Congratulations! All 2018 prizewinners on stage of Stadthalle Ettlingen, with Bank Director Michael Huber, Lord Mayor Johannes Arnold, Managing Director Frank Reich and Artistic Director Robert Benz (from left to right). Picture: Gerald Ulmann

Our 17th International Competition will take place August 8-16, 2020.
Auf Wiedersehen - see you then!

Download Rules 2018 2018 programmheft icon 300
Leaflet 2018 Program Book 2018 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.