Presentation of the 9th ‘International German Piano Award’ in the Alte Oper Frankfurt

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The International Piano Forum will present the 9th International German Piano Award on 1 April 2019.

Six nominated pianists will play for the laureate jury in the semi-finals on 31 March. Only two will be selected for the final and grand finale on 1 April. After their performances, the laureate of the 9th International German Piano Award will be chosen.

As a member of the audience, you can vote for the best pianist in the grand finale.


31 March, 2019

Semifinal I                             Semifinal II                            Orchestra Rehearsals

9.30 am - 1 pm                       2.15 pm - 4.30 pm                  6 pm - 9 pm


1 April, 2019

Final - 10 am - 11.45 am


1 April, 2019

Grand Prix Final Concert - Great Hall, Alte Oper Frankfurt

7 pm - 10.15 pm



SERGEI RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2 op. 18 in C minor
JOHANNES BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1 op. 15 in D minor

Conductor: Douglas Bostock
Orchestra: Staatskapelle Halle
Soloists: 2 Finalists
Both pieces will be performed.

  • The entrance ticket grants free admission to the Semifinals, Final and Grand-Prix Final Concert.
  • The combi-ticket includes the ticket for the 9th International German Piano Award (31 March - 1 April) and the Music Fair Festival Ticket for the period 2 – 6 April 2019.
  • Concert visitors who have purchased the combi-ticket in advance or at the box office will receive the “Musikmesse Festivalbändchen” at the box office of the Alte Oper Frankfurt on 1 April.

The ticket price includes the return ticket in the entire fare zone of the RMV. This also applies to print @ home tickets. Valid 5 hours before the start of the performance until the end of the business day. Using of the 1st class is only with supplementary surcharge allowed.

The ticket guarantees free entry to the Semifinals, Final & Grand-Prix Final Concert on 31 March & 1 April. For more information please call: 069 79 534 82 201

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