Hindemith-Prize 2022 for Hannah Kendall!

The Hindemith Prize, worth 20,000 euros, is awarded to outstanding contemporary composers as part of the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival. This year, it will go to a British woman for whom a career in music was initially ... read more

Film portrait about Isata Kanneh-Mason

The young British pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason won the Leonard Bernstein Award this year. Since 2002, the Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe has donated the Leonard Bernstein Award, worth 10,000 euros, within the programme of the ... read more

This year's composer's retrospective: Johannes Brahms!

The Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival (SHMF) will conclude its series of composer retrospectives, which began in 2014, next year with the Hamburg-born composer and piano virtuoso Johannes Brahms (1833-1897).  Johannes Brahms ... read more

Eight weeks of euphoria: 101,000 visitors at SHMF 2021

The 36th Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival looks back on a successful season: of the 113,000 tickets available, around 101,000 were sold at the more than 200 events, including five music festivals in the countryside, two ... read more