Awards since 2007

Awards since 2007

Leipzig International Mendelssohn Prize 2016

Leipzig International Mendelssohn Prize 2016 for Tomoko Masur in the context of the memorial concert for Maestro Kurt Masur.

Leipzig International Mendelssohn Prize 2014

In 2014, the Leipzig International Mendelssohn Prize was awarded in two categories: Hans-Dietrich Genscher received the prize for ‘Social commitment’, the Gewandhaus Quartet won in the ‘Music’ category.

Leipzig International Mendelssohn Prize 2013

In 2013, the Leipzig International Mendelssohn Prize was awarded in all three possible categories: Richard von Weizsäcker received the prize for ‘Social commitment’, Thomas Hampson won in the ‘Music’ category, and Markus Lüpertz was honoured in the ‘Fine art’ category.

Leipzig International Mendelssohn Prize 2012

Leipzig International Mendelssohn Prize for the St Thomas Choir
of Leipzig and its Cantor and for Harald Schmidt.

Leipzig International Mendelssohn Prize 2011

In 2011 the Leipzig International Mendelssohn Prize was awarded in two categories: Music and Social Engagement.

Leipzig International Mendelssohn Prize 2010

The Chairman of the Felix-Mendelssohn-Bartholdy-Foundation Burkhard Jung handed out this year’s Leipzig International Mendelssohn Prize to Iris Berben and Lang Lang.

Mendelssohn Award 2009

Former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt receives the Leipzig Mendelssohn Award 2009 for his Commitment to Society.

Mendelssohn Award 2008

In 2008, violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter received the Leipzig Mendelssohn-Award for her Musical Achievements. In the same year philosopher Peter Sloterdijk received the Leipzig Mendelssohn-Award for his Commitment to Society.

Mendelssohn Award 2007

In 2007 Maestro Kurt Masur was the first person to receive the award for his Musical Achievements.