The Prizes 2018

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: Scholarship for one East European candidate 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.


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


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.


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