Awards Prizes and Special Prizes 2024

Published at: 17-1-2024

Trio Orelon | Picture: Daniel Delang

Prizes Main Prizes

Wind Quintet
First Prize € 25,000
Second Prize € 20,000
Third Prize € 15,000

Voice
First Prize € 10,000
Second Prize € 7,500
Third Prize € 5,000

Oboe
First Prize € 10,000
Second Prize € 7,500
Third Prize € 5,000

Violoncello
First Prize € 10,000
Second Prize € 7,500
Third Prize € 5,000

The Prizewinners will be determined by the jury

Prizes Spezial Prizes

Audience Prizes
Audience Prizes totaling € 6.000, made possible by the Theodor-Rogler-Foundation, will be awarded in the final round as follows:

  • Wind Quintet in the amount of € 1.500
  • Voice in the amount of € 1.500
  • Oboe in the amount of € 1.500
  • Violoncello in the amount of € 1.500



Special Prizes for the best interpretation of a commissioned composition
Special Prizes totaling € 4.000 for the best interpretation of the commissioned compositions, made possible by the Alice Rosner Foundation, will be awarded in the category:

  • Wind Quintet for the composition by Johanna Doderer in the amount of € 1.000
  • Voice for the composition by Mark-Anthony Turnage in the amount of € 1.000
  • Oboe for the composition by Cathy Milliken in the amount of € 1.000
  • Violoncello for the composition by Marc-André Dalbavie in the amount of € 1.000


Special Prize of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
The special prize of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in the amount of € 4,000, donated and presented by the Association of Friends of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, is awarded by the orchestra members for an outstanding interpretation by a finalist in the oboe or cello category. This is linked to participation in an orchestral project in the 2024/25 or 2025/26 season.

Special Prize of the Munich Chamber Orchestra
The Special Prize from the Munich Chamber Orchestra totaling € 1.000 will be awarded by the members of the Munich Chamber Orchestra for an outstanding interpretation by a semi-finalist in the category Oboe or Violoncello.

BR-KLASSIK Online Prize
The program division BR-KLASSIK of the Bayerischer Rundfunk awards the BR-KLASSIK Online Prize in the amount of € 1.000 for the winner of the online voting during the final rounds.

Special Prize SWEET SPOT
The Special Prize SWEET SPOT totaling € 2.000, underwritten by the Dr.-Marianne-Kunkel-Fund, will be awarded by the BR-KLASSIK young people’s program “SWEET SPOT. Curious about Music” for an outstanding performance by a very young participant.

Alice-Rosner-Prize
The Alice Rosner Foundation awards the Alice-Rosner-Prize in the amount of € 1.000 for the best interpretation of a 20th century work.

Osnabrück Music Prize
The Osnabrück Music Prize in the amount of € 7.500 is awarded to a finalist. It is linked to a concert with the Osnabrück Symphony Orchestra. Busch Brothers Prize The Busch Brothers Circle awards the Busch Brothers Prize in the amount of € 4.000 – in collaboration with the South Westphalian Philharmonic – to an outstanding finalist. It is linked to a concert appearance at the Busch Brothers Circle and potential subsequent concerts with the South Westphalian Philharmonic.

Henle Urtext Prize
The publishing house G. Henle Verlag is awarding special prizes in the category violoncello in the form of vouchers for scores and for the „Henle Library App“ - total value € 5.000.

Special Prize GENUIN classics
GENUIN classics awards a CD production to one of the prizewinners.

Special Prize Schwarzwald Music Festival
The Schwarzwald Music Festival awards a special prize in the amount of € 1.500 to an outstanding finalist. It is linked to a performance in the series of concerts “Young Elite” in Mitteltal in cooperation with the Hotel Bareiss.

Special Prize “Podium for young Soloists” Tegernsee
The Special Prize “Podium for young Soloists”, made possible by the “Friends of young Musicians” e. V. Tegernsee, in the amount of € 1.000 goes to a young semifinalist who is not awarded one of the main prizes.

Special Prize Mozart Society Munich
The Mozart Society Munich e. V. is awarding a special prize in the amount of € 500 to a young semifinalist.

Special prize GEWA
The GEWA music GmbH awards a special prize to the main prizewinners in the violoncello category in the form of
instrument cases.

Special prize of the Salzburger Kulturvereinigung
The Salzburger Kulturvereinigung awards a special prize prize in the amount of € 1,000 for an outstanding interpretation of a romantic work. Associated with the prize is a concert engagement by the cultural association in the Great Festival Hall in Salzburg.

Special prize of the Jeunesses Musicales Germany
The Jeunesse Musicales Germany awards a special prize consisting out of a stipendium for the participation of a wind quintet at Jeunesses Musicales International Chamber Music Campus from 10th to 21st of September 2025 at the Castle of Weikersheim.

Special prize GENUIN classics
GENUIN classics is awarding a CD recording as a special prize in the amount of € 12.000,- to one of the prize winners.

Special prize Atelier Marillon
The dressmaker’s studio Marillon, which is focussed on the fabrication of concert clothes for musicians, is awarding a special prize to a prizewinner for the production of an individual stage outfit in the amount of € 750.