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Yumeka Nakagawa wins Clara-Haskil-Piano Competition 2021

Great success for Yumea Nakagawa, who won the 1st prize at the Clara Haskil Piano Competition, as well as the Audience Prize and the Coup de Coeur Special Prize.
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Special prize at the German Music Competition for Knut Hanßen

Knut Hanßen wins the Foundation's special prize of 2,000 euros at the 2021 German Music Competition.
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Scholarship Holders’ Concert in the Rococo Hall of the Town Castle Eisenach

A great concert with three of our scholarship holders took place in Eisenach this weekend.
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Successful Premiere of the Carl Bechstein Hall in Spandau

The ensemble "lied23" just opened the new Carl Bechstein Hall in Berlin-Spandau. An oasis of culture is now blossoming in the middle of an industrial area.

New Piano Delivery in Berlin-Lichtenberg

The foundation has now given more than 220 pianos to elementary schools throughout Germany. In May, another school in Berlin was able to welcome a new instrument.

Special Prizes at “Jugend musiziert” Berlin

The piano duos Anna Richter & Taissia Wierer and Dao & Du Wang received special prizes of 500 euros each at the fully digital regional & national competition in Berlin.
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Carl Bechstein Foundation supports pianists with aid totaling 352,000 euros

In 2021, the Carl Bechstein Foundation will award 18 additional annual scholarships and 68 individual grants with a total value of 352,000 euros.

Concert at the Chamber Music Festival Oberlausitz

In cooperation with the Chamber Music Festival Oberlausitz, our scholarship holders Adele-Marie Schäfer and Wilhelmine Freytag will give a concert at the Oberlichtenau Castle.

Former Fellows with Daniel Hope

Two of our former scholarship holders were guests in the program "Hope@Home" produced by arte and WDR, in which violinist Daniel Hope gave young musicians a stage.