1st prize: 30,000 €
2nd prize: 20,000 €
3rd prize: 10,000 €
Best interpretation of a piano concerto in the final
Special prize for chamber music, donated by the Beethoven Trio Bonn
The audience will vote for its favorite from among the six participants in the semifinal round. The winner will perform at a piano recital at the chamber music hall of the Beethoven-Haus Bonn, receive a money prize of 1,000 € as well as a Beethoven bronze bust by the artist Naoum Aronson, donated by Dr. Gudula Neidert-Buech.
Deutsche Telekom StreamOn Beethoven Award
Awarded by the online audience to one of the six semifinalists. The winner will receive € 1,000 donated by Deutsche Telekom AG and will perform a piano recital at the Deutsche Telekom Representative Office, Berlin.
Best interpretation of a piece of Robert Schumann in the 2nd round donated by Prof. Dr. Uwe Henrik Peters and Dr. Anna Martini, Cologne
Best interpretation of a contemporary piece in the Chamber music final
Facsimile edition of a piano piece by Ludwig van Beethoven, donated by the Beethoven-Haus-Bonn.
Sheet music prizes, donated by Bärenreiter Publishers
worth a total of 2,000 €
Concert engagements for prize winners
Beside cash prizes the following concert engagements in the season 19/20 are offered to prize winners. Further concert engagements are currently being negotiated with promoters and agencies.