International Piano Forum

Under the Patronage of Valery Gergiev and Lars Vogt

Founded in 2008 by friends and supporters of classical piano music, it offers outstanding young national and international artistic personalities a platform accompanying them on their way to an international career.

»To play a wrong note is insignificant; to play without passion is inexcusable!«

v. Beethoven


10th International Piano Award 2020

We are glad to publish the dates of the 10th International Piano Award 2020:

Semifinal II & II: March 30th 2020
Final and Grand-Prix Final Concert: March 31st 2020

The application procedure for the 9th IGPA is closed now!

We are overwhelmed by the great response towards the 9th IGPA 2019!
Thank you to all your numerous and excellent applications!

Please keep your eyes open: On Wednesday, February 6th, the 6 nominated pianists will be officially announced here.

Looking forward to hopefully welcoming you in Frankfurt.
Your International Piano Forum

International German Piano Award
Internationaler Deutscher Pianistenpreis 2019

March 31: Semifinal I  9.30 am – 1 pm                
March 31: Semifinal II 2.15 pm – 4.30 pm   
March 31: Orchestra rehearsals 6 pm – 9 pm
April 1: Final 10 am – 11.45 am
All performances in the Big Hall, Literaturhaus Frankfurt


Grand-Prix Final Concert

April 1: 7 pm – 10.15 pm
Big Hall, Alte Oper Frankfurt


Live Stream

Experience the International German Piano Award 2018:


Andrejs Osokins – GORS, The Embassy of Latgale hall

Date: 8. March 2019

Time: 19:00 Uhr

Location: Rezekne, Latvija

Andrejs Osokins –  GORS, The Embassy of Latgale hall

Yekwon Sunwoo – Concert hall Berlin

Date: 15. March 2019

Time: 20:00 Uhr

Location: Konzerthaus Berlin - Kleiner Saal

Yekwon Sunwoo – Concert hall Berlin

Yekwon Sunwoo – Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester

Date: 7. April 2019

Time: 11:00 Uhr

Location: Großer Saal - Alte Oper Frankfurt

Yekwon Sunwoo – Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester