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


The nominations for the 9th International German Piano Award will be announced in February 2019.
The Nominationjury and the Laureatejury will be announced shortly.

Application deadline for the 9th IGPA 2019

December 19th, 2018

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Semifinal I - March 31st
Semifinal II - March 31st
Final - April 1st

Semifinal I: 9.30 am – 1.00 pm                
Semifinal II:  2.15 – 4.30 pm   
Orchestra rehearsals: 6 – 9 pm

Final: 10.00 – 11.45 am

Tickets here:

lifa am abend

Grand-Prix Final Concert - April 1st

Big Hall, Alte Oper Frankfurt
7.00 – 10.15 pm

Tickets here:

Alte Oper freigestellt

Live Stream

Experience the International German Piano Award again

Recording from the Semi-Final and Grand Final on April 8 and 9, 2018 by Klassik-TV



Andrejs Osokins – Villa Theresa

Start date: 31. December 2018

End date: 1. January 2019

Time: 22:00 Uhr

Location: Villa Theresa - Coswig

Andrejs Osokins – Villa Theresa

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