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Thomanerchor 325x163  

The Thomanerchor were recently announced as the sixth winners of the Prize, established by the Kohn Foundation and worth £10,000. Previous winners: Professor Christoph Wolff (2006), András Schiff (2007), Sir John Eliot Gardiner (2008), Peter Schreier (2009) and Professor John Butt (2010).

Joining me on the panel to award this year‘s prize were Professor Christoph Wolff, Sir John Eliot Gardiner and András Schiff and Sir Ralph Kohn FRS, FRAM.

Bach Cantata  

Peter Schreier performed in the Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation’s Bach Cantata series in April 2011. The series is a resounding goes from strength to strength and consistently performs to packed houses of Bach lovers. We look forward to the detailed planning for our fourth year, which starts in January. Tickets are already selling very quickly.

Listen On Bach Cantata BWV249 “Kommt, eilet und laufet”

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