The sponsorship prize of the IKMI goes to young musicians, conductors or composers, and is presented around the world in conjunction with national or international music competitions. Prize-winners are given welcome opportunities for appearances and/or performances, as well as a financial reward. The first Kurt Masur Prize was awarded during the German Music Competition, which in 2017 was held in Leipzig.

We would like to thank LINKIES. Unternehmensberatung GmbH for their kind support.

2017 prize-winner (in the ‘Composition’ category)
Sebastian Pilgrim’s
Four poems by Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948) for female voice, transverse flute, violoncello and piano
(Premiere on 10 March 2017 with Ensemble BRuCH)

Preisträger Sebastian Pilgrim mit dem Ensemble BRuCH