Prizes

1st Prize12 000 Euros
2nd Prize

8 000 Euros (of which 5 000 Euros is sponsored by the NEUE LISZT STIFTUNG)

3rd Prize5 000 Euros (sponsored by Rotary Club Bayreuth-Eremitage)

Special Prizes

  • Special award in amount of 1 000 Euros for the best interpretation of the Sonata in B minor by Franz Liszt 
  • Special award for the best interpretation of a sonata by Ludwig van Beethoven or Joseph Haydn: A piano recital in the Steingraeber Rokokosaal during the Bayreuth Festival 2019 with a concert fee of 1.500 Euros, sponsored by the piano manufacturer Steingraeber & Söhne. The concert instrument will be Liszt's grand piano by Eduard Steingraeber.
  • Special award in amount of 500 Euros for the best interpretation of a work by Claude Debussy, sponsored by the Ming CHENG Institut (Leipzig/Halle)
  • Scholarship for the best Eastern European participant (prize winners excluded) to study for one semester at the University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar. This prize will be sponsored by Dr. Rainer Braunschweig (Hamburg).
  • Special award in amount of 1 000 Euros for a particularly talented participant (prize winners excluded), sponsored by the NEUE LISZT STIFTUNG

  • Audience Award of 1 000 Euros, sponsored by the Grand Hotel Russischer Hof Weimar.