16th International Beethoven Piano Competition Vienna 2020

The 16th International Beethoven Piano Competition Vienna will take place in May 2020 in Vienna!

The International Beethoven Piano Competition, with its focus on Beethoven’s works, is a renowned international milestone for the next generation of young pianists.

In 2017 the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna hosted the competition for its 15th edition. The next edition is planned for May 2020. The application process will start in 2019.

For the 15th edition in 2017, 34 young talents were selected out of 259 candidates in international Auditions in Tokyo, New York, London, Berlin, Bonn and Vienna. They performed in Vienna from 28 May, with the Final Concert on 8 June at the Golden Hall of the Musikverein Vienna. The winner was Rodolfo Leone, he was awarded the 1st prize, 10.000 Euro and a Grand Piano by Bösendorfer (Model 200).