Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,
honorary members of the jury, participants and guests!

It is a great pleasure to announce the Second Edition of the German Piano Open Competition which takes place in the fantastic capital of Germany - Berlin! With its perfect location, lucrative prizes and world famous professors as members of the Jury - Festival provides the ideal conditions and atmosphere for all contestants and music lovers!

The 5 best participants will have the great opportunity to take a part in the Malta International Piano Competition 2018 with a total Prize Fund of 200 000 EUR in the framework of the “Malta International Music Festival 2018” which is dedicated to Valletta 2018, when Malta’s Capital City will be European Capital of Culture.

We are also honored to have three Maltese composers to write a piece for this competition.

All the finalists will get an opportunity to perform with an orchestra.

We wish All the Best to all participants and an amazing time to the members of the Jury, and welcome to Berlin!

Prof. Henri Sigfridsson