Herbert von Karajan Music Prize

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Herbert von Karajan Music Prize
Awarded for "A musician whose exceptional artistic achievements have found global recognition"
Location Baden-Baden, Germany (2003-2015) and Salzburg, Austria
Country  Germany  Austria
Reward(s) €50,000
First awarded 2003

Not to be confused with the Herbert von Karajan Foundation’s “International Competition for Conductors” launched in Berlin in Sept. 1969, whose winners included Valery Gergiev and Mariss Jansons

The international Herbert von Karajan Music Prize (German: Herbert von Karajan Musikpreis), is an annual award presented by the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden in honour of the celebrated 20th century Austrian conductor, Herbert von Karajan. The prize was inaugurated in 2002 and the monetary element is currently set at 50,000 Euro, which must be used by the recipient to help further the careers of young musicians. It was first awarded in 2003, to the German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter. The award was presented in 2017 for the first time in Salzburg.

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  1. ^ a b "Karajan Music Prize 2017 goes to pianist Daniil Trifonov". Salzburg: Salzburger Nachrichten. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 

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