The participants present themselves with works of their choice in front of audiences and jury. No piece can be repeated. It is allowed to perform parts or movements out of a sonata or piano cycle.
In each concert between 7 – 10 candidates will perform. The programmes will be announced on the evening before each concert.
After the first two concert rounds a jury will select the 7 semifinalists. Each semifinalist receives a bursery of 700 Euro. The finalists will receive a bursery of 1200 Euro and several concert engagements.