16th Ettlingen International Competition for Young Pianists

August 4-12, 2018


Online-Application until May 4, 2018 here


The Rules 2018 you find here

Archives with documents and media since 1988


303 candidates coming from 55 nations applied for the competition 2016

103 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 20,000 Euro were bestoved

Congratulations! All 2016 prizewinners on stage of Stadthalle Ettlingen, together with Managing Director Frank Reich, Artistic Director Robert Benz, Bank Director Michael Kr√§hmer and Lord Mayor Johannes Arnold (from left to right). Picture: www.foto-fabry.de


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.