Competition 2020/21

For more than two decades, the European Piano Competition Bremen has been offering the opportunity to present themselves to an esteemed jury and an interested audience to young pianists from all over Europe including CIS states, Turkey and Israel. The 17. European Piano Competition is postponed and will take place from 11.-18.07.2021. This date is subject to all risks arising from the current crisis situation. .


Date changes subject to all currently unpredictable risks of the current crisis.

Due to the pandemic situation, the 1st round of the competition will be held online. Our jury will select 12 participants based on the videos submitted, who will travel to Bremen for the 2nd round. If current events permit, we are happy to have an audience at the Sendesaal Bremen. In addition, the competition will be broadcast on the internet.
The following schedule is currently planned:

2nd round - Schubert round

Monday 12.07. to Tuesday 13.07.
SENDESAAL BREMEN, Bürgermeister-Spitta-Allee 45, 28329 Bremen

Tuesday, 13.07: announcement of results in the evening

3rd round - Semifinals

Wednesday 14.07. to Thursday 15.07.__
SENDESAAL BREMEN, Bürgermeister-Spitta-Allee 45, 28329 Bremen
The exact schedule will be published on 13.07. around 21.00 hrs.
Admission: 5,- € / day
Tickets for the respective day directly at the Sendesaal
Thursday, 15.07: announcement of the results in the evening

Final round

Final round in the Sendesaal Bremen Sunday 18.07, 19.00
A string quartet of the Bremen Philharmonic Orchestra will play.
Up-to-date information on the livestream will be announced here. Tickets already purchased for the final in the Glocke can be returned there.