Herbert von Karajan Music Prize

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Herbert von Karajan Music Prize
Awarded for"important personalities from the international music scene"
Presented byFestspielhaus Baden-Baden Cultural Foundation
First awarded2003
Last awarded2015
Not to be confused with the Herbert von Karajan Foundation’s “International Competition for Conductors” launched in Berlin in September 1969, whose winners included Valery Gergiev and Mariss Jansons

The international Herbert von Karajan Music Prize (German: Herbert von Karajan Musikpreis), was 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 was 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 prize was funded by the Herbert von Karajan Family Foundation Helibelle.[1]



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  2. ^ "Karajan-Musikpreis für Jewgeni Kissin". Der Standard (Press release). Vienna. APA/dpa. 22 November 2005. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Dirigent Hengelbrock bekommt Herbert von Karajan Musikpreis". Westfalenpost (Press release). Essen. dpa. 30 January 2016. Retrieved 20 August 2018.

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