This competition was started up in 2001 by the Telemann-Gesellschaft e.V. to familiarize young musicians with the works of Georg Philipp Telemann. Works by his contemporaries from the period 1680–1770 may also be performed in the competition.
13th to 21st March 2021 (biennial)
1st prize: € 7.500
2nd prize: € 5.000
3rd prize: € 2.500
as well as further prizes