Special Prize of the Carl Bechstein Foundation at the Maritim Music Competition Goes to Helena Popović

Helena Popović (25) received the special prize of 1,000 euros from the Carl Bechstein Foundation at the Maritim Music Competition 2019.

Record Number of Participants at the Sixth Carl Bechstein Competition for Children and Youth in Berlin

Prizes worth around 10,000 euros were awarded to 64 participants at the Carl Bechstein Competition 2019 in the Kulturstall of Schloss Britz in Berlin.

Carl Bechstein Foundation Takes Over a Collection of Vintage Keyboard Instruments

The plan is to create a new, vivid and playable collection with international appeal, which will make the history of piano making comprehensible.

Olivia Bergmann and Benjamin Bächler Awarded Special Prize at the “Jugend musiziert” National Competition

Olivia Bergmann and Benjamin Bächler win special prize of the Carl Bechstein Foundation at the national competition Jugend musiziert.

Brilliant Concert with Scholarship Holders at Charlottenburg Palace

A wonderful matinée concert took place on May 26, 2019 at the Orangery of Charlottenburg Palace featuring three of our scholarship recipients.
Applaus für die Stipendiaten der Carl Bechstein Stiftung, Tabea Streicher und Victor Maria Schmidt

Bechstein Prizewinners and Scholarship Holders at the Bach Festival in Rostock

Ten days full of Bach at this year's Bach Festival Rostock. Seven concerts in which young pianists sent by the Carl Bechstein Foundation thrilled the audience.

A New Piano for the Georg Büchner School in Joachimsthal

In rural regions, our foundation does grassroots work. The new piano at the Georg Büchner School makes piano lessons there possible for the first time.
SchuleEins in Berlin-Pankow

Three Years Later: The “SchuleEins” School in Berlin-Pankow and its Piano Donated by the Carl Bechstein Foundation

Three years ago, SchuleEins received a piano from our foundation. The other two existing antique instruments are now only used for practicing, piano lessons are now taking place at the new piano.

Charity Concert by Bechstein Trainees for the Benefit of the Carl Bechstein Foundation

In March 2019, C. Bechstein apprentices held a benefit concert to benefit the Carl Bechstein Foundation and collected donations of 1,500 euros.