• 9 piano experts

    The jury
  • 28 participants

    Selected pianists
  • 22 x Beethoven

    In four competition rounds
  • X piano enthusiasts

    In the city of Beethoven's birth
  • 3 prizewinners

    Countless impressions


Apply now for the competition 2015!
17. December 2014
Pianists between 18 and 32 years can apply now for the International Telekom Beethoven Competition 2015!
Jury 2015
28. October 2014
Apart from the Chairman of the jury Pavel Gililov there will be Libby Abrahams, Andrea Bonatta, Peter Hagmann, Daejin Kim, Marian Lapsansky, Siegfried Mauser, Catherine Vickers and Elisso Virsaladze sitting in ther jury 2015.


The Competition 2013


  • 2015, February 7 - 8:00pm, Gewandhaus Leipzig
    Steinway Prizewinner Concert
    Chi Ho Han (2nd prize 2011, Audience award 2011)

    Chi Ho Han, born in Seoul in 1992, had his first piano lessons at the age of eleven and gave his first concert in 2003. He continued his training in the same year as a private pupil of Jiae Kim and then, from 2004 to 2008, with Prof. Kyung Seun Pee.

    Chi Ho Han
  • 2015, March 17 - 7:30pm, Landesfunkhaus Hannover
    Piano Concert
    Jingge Yan (1st prize 2011, Special prize chamber music 2011)

    Jingge Yan, born in Beijing in 1986, had his first piano lessons at the age of four. From 2007 to 2011 he studied at the Oberlin Conservatory in Ohio (USA) with Prof. Peter Takacs and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree for piano and organ.

    Jingge Yan
  • 2015, March 23 - 7:30pm,
    Concert in Tonhalle Zürich
    Stefan Cassomenos (2nd prize 2013, Special prize chamber music 2013)

    Melbourne pianist and composer Stefan Cassomenos studied at the University of Melbourne. Stefan began performing internationally at age ten. He now gives frequent solo recitals around Australia to wide critical acclaim, and he has performed throughout Europe and Asia...

    Stefan Cassomenos
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  • The time has come: Our new online registration portal is opened to applications! Pianists between 18 and 32 years from all nations can apply for the next International Telekom Beethoven Competition Bonn, which will take place between the 4th and 12th...
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