Prizes & Awards

The Jury awards points for the performances of the participants. Prizes will be awarded based on the total of points after all three competition rounds.

1. Prize: Rodolfo Leone (Italy)
A BÖSENDORFER Grand Piano Model 200, sponsored by L. Bösendorfer GmbH,
and 10.000 Euro, sponsored by RPR Privatstiftung

2. Prize: Sahun Hong (USA)
6.000 Euro
sponsored by Alban Berg Stiftung

3. Prize: Bolai Cao (China)
4.000 Euro - Rita Medjimorec Memorial Prize
sponsored by Heinz Medjimored

The top three participants will each be awarded a voucher of 500 Euro for sheet music by G. Henle Verlag and purchases within the App “HENLE LIBRARY”.

4th Prize: Hans H. Suh
€ 2.000,- Recognition award
sponsored by Michael Artaker

5th Prize: Alexander Bernstein
€ 2.000,- Recognition award
sponsored by Rotary Club Wien

6th Prize: Kyubin Chung
€ 2.000,- Recognition award
sponsored by Kurier



Several other prizes and awards

  • Molly Joó-Máthé – Special award: Kubin Chung
    € 1.200,-  for the youngest competitor of the second round, who did not reach the final
    donated by a.o.Univ.-Prof.Mag. Imola Joó
  • Klemens Kramert – Special award: Maximilian Kromer
    € 1.500,- for the best Austrian participant
    donated by the Vienna Beethoven Society
  • Erika Chary – Special award: Maximilian Kromer
    € 2.000,-
     for the best-placed candidate of the mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, donated from the estate of Prof. Erika Chary

Decisions by the Jury are incontestable.