The International Beethoven Piano Competition Vienna is Austria’s oldest international piano competition and ranks among the most renowned music competitions today. Founded more than 50 years ago, it is hosted by the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. The artistic director is Jan Jiracek von Arnim.

The results of the 16th International Beethoven Piano Competition Vienna:

1st prize: Aris Alexander BLETTENBERG (Germany)
2nd prize (ex aequo): Dasol KIM (South Korea)
2nd prize (ex aequo): Philipp SCHEUCHER (Austria)
4th prize: Rachel BREEN (USA)
5th prize: Maximilian KROMER (Austria)
6th prize: Yeon-Min PARK (South Korea)
Congratulations from the whole team of #TheBeethovenVienna!!

You can stream all performances here: https://mediathek.mdw.ac.at/BeethovenCompetition2021 or through our media partner 2021 CueTV, a streaming platform featuring high-quality and high-definition classical music.

Repertoire

Find out all the details about the required repertoire.

Prizes

Win a Bösendorfer!

Rules

The rules of the International Beethoven Piano Competition Vienna.

Competitors

Meet the young talents that were chosen in our Auditions to participate in the 16th International Beethoven Piano Competition Vienna!

Orchestra

Information about the orchestra and the conductor for our Grand Finale

Jury

Meet our Jury!

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