The Bach Prize

The Royal Academy of Music Bach Prize, sponsored by the Kohn Foundation, is awarded annually to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the performance and/or scholarly study of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach.

The prize was established by the Kohn Foundation and is worth £10,000.

Previous winners, with the date of announcement, have been:

Professor Christoph Wolff

(2006)

András Schiff

(2007)

Sir John Eliot Gardiner

(2008)

Peter Schreier

(2009)

John Butt

(2010)

Thomanerchor Leipzig

(2011)

Masaaki Suzuki

(2012)

Murray Perahia

(2013)

Ton Koopman

(2014)

Rachel Podger

(2015)

 

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Philippe Herreweghe

(2016)