Piano Competition and Artist Management

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International piano competition in Frankfurt, Germany.


International German Piano Award

December 13 | 13. Dezember
First Round – Concerts start at 9.30 am | Admission from 8.45 am
Second Round – Concerts start at 14.45 pm | Admission from 14.15 pm
Erste Runde – Konzertbeginn 9:30 Uhr | Saaleinlass ab 8:45 Uhr
Zweite Runde – Konzertbeginn um 2:45 Uhr | Saaleinlass um 2.15 Uhr
You can also follow the concert on our IPF LIVE Chanel, Concert starts at: will be announced shortly
December 14 | 14. Dezember
Third Round – Concerts start at 10.00 am | Admission from 9.15 am – Concert and announcement of the Prize Winner 2020
Dritte Runde – Konzertbeginn um 10:00 Uhr | Saaleinlass ab 9:15 Uhr – Konzert und die Bekanntgabe des Gewinners.
December 15 | 15. Dezember – Alte Oper Frankfurt
Concert starts at 7.00 pm | Admission from 6.15 pm
Philharmonie Baden-Baden
Pavel Baleff Conductor
Josep Caballé Domenech Conductor
IGPA Winner 2020 Piano
Dmitri Levkovich Piano
Peter Tschaikowsky Piano Concerto No. 1 B flat minor op. 23
Sergei Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 C minor op. 18
You can also follow the concert on our IPF LIVE Chanel, Concert starts at 6.45 pm

IGPA Nominations 2020

Hyelim Kim


Hyelim Kim was born in South Korea in 1996. At the age of ten she gave her first debut with the Romanian Bacau Orchestra. Since 2016 she studies with Georg Friedrich Schenck at the Robert-Schumann-Hochschule in Düsseldorf.

Jung Eun Séverine Kim


Sevérine Kim has won a number of high-ranking awards and prizes in several national and international competitions. Among others in South Korea, Japan, Germany, the USA and Great Britain.

Vurgun Vakilov


Was born in 1998 in Baku. He is currently studying at the “Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris” – Alfred Cortot in Paris.

Rodolfo Leone


The brilliant 27-year-old Rodolfo Leone was the first-prize winner of the 2017 International Beethoven Piano Competition Vienna: “A true sound philosopher” (Oberösterreichische Nachrichten).

Ziyu Liu


21-year-old Ziyu Liu has been described as “a piano poet with infinite virtuosity and power most sensitive and feelingful touch” – newspaper – Coburger Tageblatt He also loves traveling and cuisine.

Yutong Sun


Yutong was born in 1995. He gained international recognitions by winning major prizes of prestigious competitions in the world. Currently he is studying at the New England Conservatory.

Philipp Scheucher


“His absolutely present appearance and the clean, alert sound of his interpretation are setting new standards of quality.” – radio station – West Deutscher Rundfunk – WDR

IGPA Jury Members & Competition Concert Halls 2020


Nomination Jury Members 2020

September 29, 2020

Dmitri Levkovich

Pianist, Winner of the 3rd International German Piano Award 2013, Winner of numerous other international piano competitions
September 29, 2020

Prof. Bernd Goetzke

Docent at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover. Last Student of Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
September 29, 2020

Prof. Paul Dan

Pianist, Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Mannheim

Winners of the International German Piano Award

September 29, 2020

JeungBeum Sohn

Released CD - 2019
Works by Schubert, Ravel & Schumann
Label – GENUIN
©International Piano Forum
September 29, 2020

Hans H. Suh

Released CD - 2018
Works by Beethoven, Debussy, Liszt and Schumann
Label – GENUIN
©International Piano Forum
September 29, 2020

Eric Lu

Released CD - 2017
Late Works by Mozart, Schubert and Brahms
Label – GENUIN
©International Piano Forum

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