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Official opening concert of Musikmesse 2018

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

Presentation of the 8th ‘International German Piano Award’ in the Alte Oper Frankfurt

The International Piano Forum will present the 8th International German Piano Award on 9 April 2018 and thus officially open Musikmesse 2018.

Six nominated pianists will play for the laureate jury in the semi-finals on Sunday, 8 April. Only two will be selected for the final and grand finale on 9 April. After their performances, the laureate of the 8th International German Piano Award will be chosen.
As a member of the audience, you can vote for the best pianist in the grand finale.

Programme:

Staatskapelle Halle Orchestra conducted by Howard Griffiths

  • Johannes Brahms, Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, op. 15
  • Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No. 1 in B minor, p. 23
  • Edvard Grieg, Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto, No. 2 in C minor, op. 18

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