17th Ettlingen International Competition for Young Pianists
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.

-> Deutsche Website

-> News 

Piano Recital Oleksii Kanke, 1st Prizewinner Category B in 2018
Thu April 4, 2019, 19:30 h, Ettlingen Castle, Asamsaal


Franz Schubert, Franz Liszt and Sergej Rachmaninow

Tickets: 17,50 Euro; pupils, students, handicapped persons 15 Euro

Ticket reservation starting March 1, 2019: Stadtinformation Ettlingen, Theaterkasse/Schloss, Tel. +49-7243 101-333 and www.reservix.de


-> 340 candidates coming from 49 nations applied

-> 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

-> Archives with information about all previous competitions since 1988

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.