C. Bechstein is a partner of the 8th International German Piano Award in Frankfurt

On April 9th the International Piano Forum will assign the 8th International German Piano Award in Frankfurt am Main. The nomination-jury consisting of Prof. Paul-Badura Skoda, Prof. Paul Dan and Prof. Bernd Goetzke gave a great contribution to find extraordinary talents, who applied numerously from all around the world (from Siberia to Australia) for a nomination for the 8th International German Piano Award. Under the supervision of a notary, six particularly outstanding pianists were nominated for April 2018. Already now those pianists are praised by the press internationally and nationally for their passion, noblesse, charme and proficiency.



Sunday, April 8th: 09.30 am. - 16.30 pm

SEMIFINALS I – II + orchestra rehearsals

Recitals of the six nominees


Monday, April 9th: 10.00 am - 12.00 pm


Recitals of the two finalists


Monday, April 9th: 19.00 pm


concert of the two finalists

Alte Oper Frankfurt, Great Hall Opernplatz 1, Frankfurt


Orchestra: Staatskapelle Halle

Conductor: Howard Griffiths

Soloists: zwei Finalisten

Piano: C. Bechstein Grand Piano D282




The finalists each choose one of the following works and perform it:

BRAHMS piano concert no. 1

TSCHAIKOWSKI piano concert no. 1

GRIEG piano concert a minor

RACHMANINOFF piano concert no. 2




Tickets for the Grand Final on april 9th in the Alte Oper Frankfurt grants you free entry to the Semifinals I & II and the Final: Available at Frankfurt Ticket | 069-1340 400

Prices normal

EURO 26,- / 37,- / 47,- 

Prices reduced

EURO 19,- (reduced PG III) / EURO 27,- (reduced, PG II)



Find out more about the German Piano Award 2018