Projects of our laureates

Artistic projects of laureates

Our declared aim is to discover promising young, artistically excellent pianists and to foster their long-term careers through the accolades and further support provided by the Telekom Beethoven Competition. In addition to prize money & concert engagements, we accompany our pianists on their own artistic path and support them in their plans and projects.

Focus Hans Suh

Focus: Hans Suh

As the first prize winner, Hans Suh was given the opportunity to create his own concert at the Beethovenfest 2022: Hans Suh presented himself not only as a pianist, but also as a composer and conductor.

Hinrich Alpers

Beethoven-Liszt symphony cycle by Hinrich Alpers

Beethoven Competition prize-winner Hinrich Alpers has recorded all of the symphonies by Beethoven in Franz Liszt's transcription for piano to mark the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven's birth: A huge project, which could also be realized with the...


Filippo Gorini's "Art of Fugue Explored"

Filippo Gorini focuses on Johann Sebastian Bach's last work "The Art of Fugue" in an extraordinary, interdisciplinary project!

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Debut CD by Alberto Ferro released

Alberto Ferro, first prize winner of the Telekom Beethoven Competition 2017, has recorded his debut CD. The young Italian pianist inspires with a subtle and technically demanding interpretation of Sergei Rachmaninov's 'Etudes-tableaux'. Recorded in Sacile at...

Cruchley & Weigle

Cello sonatas as a belated birthday present

Prize winner Ben Cruchley was a guest in the Chamber Music Hall of the Beethoven House in Bonn in January 2021. Together with his duo partner, cellist Jonathan Weigle, he presented the city's greatest son with a belated birthday present: all five of the...

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Beethoven's complete piano sonatas, recorded by Jingge Yan

In 2011 he won the Beethoven Competition, now he presented the complete recording of Ludwig van Beethoven's 32 piano sonatas. A look behind the scenes during the recording at Beethoven-Haus Bonn can be seen here. All recordings were made with the support of...