The Prizes 2020

Bach Prizes

1st Prize € 10.000
2nd Prize €  7.500
3rd Prize €   5.000

The Prize winners have the right to use the title »Bach Prize Winners«.
The 1st prizes in two disciplines will be endowed by Sparkasse Leipzig.


Special prizes

Christa Bach-Marschall Foundation prize: Scholarships for East European candidates for a master class

Genuin Classics prize: CD production with one prize winner. The decision about the prize winner will be made by the donator.

Special prize in the discipline voice worth € 1.000, endowed by Lisa Larsson, for the best expressive declamation of a recitative (textual understanding and declamation)

Urtext-Preise Bärenreiter: € 500 of vouchers for the purchase of sheet music from Bärenreiter publishers in each discipline

Audience Award: € 500 for one finalist in each category


Concert engagements

have been offered by the Leipzig Bach Festival and the Leipzig Bach-Museum. Further concert venues will announce their interest before the Bach Competition.