Helmuth Rilling awarded Herbert von Karajan Music Prize 2011

Helmuth Rilling
International Federation for Choral Music

IFCM Honorary Patron Helmuth Rilling has been awarded the prestigious Herbert von Karajan Music Prize 2011.

The prize-giving ceremony will take place in Baden Baden, Germany, on November 11th, 2011, on the occasion of a gala concert at the Festspielhaus conducted by Rilling himself (Bach Cantata BWV 70 “Wachet, Betet” and Mozart Requiem in Robert Levine’s version) .

The prize money of 50,000 Euros must be used for music training and development of young talents.