Würth Prize of Jeunesses Musicales Germany - Würth Foundation


Jeunesses Musicales Deutschland (JMD) and the Würth Foundation have been awarding the Würth Prize of Jeunesses Musicales Deutschland since 1991. The award is presented to outstanding individuals, ensembles or projects that meet the values and fulfill the objectives of JMD in an exemplary fashion. The 29th Würth Prize of Jeunesses Musicales Deutschland, endowed with prize money of EUR 15,000, was awarded to Patricia Kopatchinskaja by the Würth Foundation on 10 September 2019. The jury explained that the violinist was being honored for her “courageous journey across the classical music sector” and for “sensing surprising aspects in the seemingly familiar and devoting herself to exciting concepts of the contemporary music scene.”