Overview of Prize Winners
In the column Kind, 1 stands for an interpretational and 2 for an improvisational competition.
Overview Prize Winners »
|2018||1||Martin Sturm (Germany)||-||Sebastian Heindl (Germany)
Liubov Nosova (Russia)
|Sebastian Heindl (Germany)|
Details for 2018 »
The International Organ Competition by the ION for the “Johann Pachelbel-Preis” (Johann Pachelbel-Prize) turned fifty in 2018. The competition was held as an interpretation competition, the first round took place in St. Gumbertus (Ansbach) and St. Sebald (Nuremberg), the second round in Ebrach and the Frauenkirche in Nuremberg and the third round took place for the first time in St. Lorenz (Nuremberg).
The eleven participants came from eight different nations: Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, South Korea and Czech Republic. In the final, two German and one Russian musician competed for the Johann-Pachelbel-Prize. For the jury consisting of seven people with Christophe Mantoux as the head of the jury, the winner was clear: Martin Sturm won the 1st prize as well as the Antalffy-Prize for the best performance on historical organs. Sebastian Heindl and Liubov Nosova tshared the third prize, Sebastian Heindl additionally won the audience prize and the Max-Reger-Prize. Furthermore, the Bayerischer Rundfunk gave the winner of the 1st prize the opportunity for a CD-production. All three prize winners received numerous concert invitations by the ION, which were provided as award winners concerts in Germany and abroad.
|2016||1||Kensuke Ohira (Japan)||Lisa Hummel (Germany)||Michal Kocot (Poland)||Lisa Hummel (Germany)|
Details for 2016 »
The International Organ-Interpretation Competition by the 65th International Organ Week Nuremberg – Musica Sacra for the “Johann-Pachelbel-Preis” (Johann-Pachelbel-Prize) had its finale on the 11th of June 2016 in the Meistersingerhalle. Already the preliminary round in St. Gumbertus (Ansbach) and St. Sebald as well as the second round in St. Elisabeth and the Frauenkirche took place for the first time in front of an audience with publicly performing candidates.
The jury of seven people under the direction of Christophe Mantoux decided for Kensuke Ohira from Japan for the 1st prize. Apart from a prize money of 8,000 €, the winner received a radio production by the BR-Studio Franken, this recording will be published on CD by the Label “Spektral Records”. Lisa Hummel from Germany won 2nd prize, which was 4,000 €, furthermore the audience voted her as ‘audience favourite’. Michal Kocot from Poland won the 3rd prize with 2,000 €.
The special prize for the best performance on historical instruments, the Antalffy-Prize, founded by Balázs Szabó, ION-Awardee 2011, and Organbuilding AerisOrgona Kft went to Filip Presseisen frm Poland. Through this prize, he won a concert trip to Hungary to historical and important organs in the country. Johannes Lamprechtfrom Germany was chosen for the scholarship programme Concerto21 by the Alfred Toepfer Stiftung F.V.S..
The three prize winners of the “Johannes-Pachelbel-Prize” 2016 were invited to over 35 Concerts in Germany and abroad.
The Jury of the International Organ-Interpretation-Competition
Christophe Mantoux, France (Head of Jury)
|2013||1||Mari Fukumoto (Japan)||Jan Doležel (Czeck Republic)||Andreas Jud (Switzerland)||-||-|
Details for 2013 »
On the evening of the 26th June 2013, the International Organ-Interpretation-Competition under the light of the 62nd International Organ Week Nuremberg – Musica Sacra for the “Johann-Pachelbel-Preis” (Johann-Pachelbel-Prize) by the Tucher’schen Kulturstiftung (Tuchers Cultural Foundation) ended with a clear-cut outcome.
The most convincing performance came from Mari Fukumoto from Japan – the jury consisting of five people awarded her the 1st prize. Jan Doležel from the Czech Republic received the 2nd prize and the 3rd prize went to Andreas Jud from Switzerland. In a Prize Winner Concert which was recorded by the Bayerischer Rundfunk, the winners performed on the 27th July 2013 in St. Sebald in Nuremberg with pieces from the competition repertoire, amongst others pieces by Johann Pachelbel, Johann Sebastian Bach and Max Reger.
The Jury of the International Organ-Interpretation-Competition
Christoph Bossert, Germany (Head of Jury)
|2011||1||Sebastian Küchler-Blessing (Germany)
Balázs Szabó (Hungary)
|2009||1||Joon-Ho Park (South Korea)||Yulia Yufereva (Russia)||Dominik Bernhard (Germany)||-||-|
|2007||1||Matthias Maierhofer (Austria)||Saki Aoki (Japan)
Maria Mokhova (Russia)
|Christian Iwan (Austria)||Ae-Ja Son (Korea)||Christian Iwan||Christian Iwan|
|-||Thomas Petersen (Freiburg)
Helene von Rechenberg (Vienna)
|Andreas Jost||Helene von Rechenberg|
|2002||2||Jean-Charles Robin (Sonchamps, France)||-||-||-||Jean-Charles Robin|
|2001||1||-||Gunther Rost (Würzburg)||Wolfgang Abendroth (Düsseldorf)
Jooyong Choi (Seoul)
|Gunther Rost||Jooyong Choi|
|Antal Varadi (Stuttgart)||Patrick Fritz (Freiburg)||Antal Varadi||Petr Rajnoha|
|1999||2||Hayo Boerema (Netherlands)||-||-||-||Hayo Boerema|
|1998||1||-||-||Tobias Lindner||Petr Rajnoha (Prague)||Petr Rajnoha|
|1997||1||-||Won Sun Park||Martin Schmeding||Jin Kim||Jon Sun Park|
|1996||2||Peter Bannister (Greatbritain)||-||-||-||Frédérik Blanc (Bordeaux)|
|1995||1||-||Franz Danksagmüller (Austria)||Waclaw Golonka (Poland)||Franz Danksagmüller||Susann Hartwich (Nuremberg)|
|1994||1||Christian Schmitt-Engelstadt (Germany)||Torsten Laux||Rie Hiroe
|Christian Schmitt-Engelstadt||Christian Schmitt-Engelstadt|
|1993||2||Wolfgang Hörlin (Regensburg)||-||-||-||Wolfgang Hörlin|
|1992||1||Rainer Oster (Saarbrücken)||Andreas König (Hagen)||Jörg-Hannes Hahn (Stuttgart)||-||Rainer Oster|
|1991||1||-||Sigmund Bothmann (Detmold)
Andreas Gräsle (Ditzingen)
|Gerhard Veser (Stuttgart)||-||Sigmund Bothmann|
|-||-||-||Wolfgang Seifen (Kevelaar)|
|1988||1||Antonius Bittmann (Freiburg)||Christoph Anselm Noll (Andernach)||-||-||Antonius Bittmann|
|1987||1||Heidi Emmert (Detmold)||Matthew Dirst (Paris)||Heinrich Walther (Freiburg)||-||Heidi Emmert|
|1986||2||Thomas Schmögner (Vienna)||-||-||-||Almuth Bretschneider (Munich)|
|1985||1||Naomi Matsui (Freiburg)||Rainer Maria Rückschloß (Kirchheim)||Jürgen Sonnentheil (Düsseldorf)||-||Rainer Maria Rückschloß|
|1984||1||Eberhard Lauer (Hamburg)||Andreas Rothkopf (Dillingen)||Stefan Palm (Bergisch Gladbach)||-||Eberhard Lauer|
|1983||2||Naji Hakim (Levallois-Perret, France)||-||-||-||Anna Buczek (Krakau, Poland)|
|1982||1||Wolfgang Kleber (Wiesbaden)||Martin Strohhäcker (Weissach)||-||-||Jaroslav Tuma (Prague, CSSR)|
|1981||1||-||Hartmut Rohmeyer (Lübeck)||Gerhard Gentschke||-||-|
|1980||2||Jaroslav Tuma (Caslav, CSSR)||-||-||-||-|
|1979||1||Christoph Bossert||Margareta Hürholz||Harald Feller||-||-|
|1978||2||Hans-Martin Corrinth (Karlsruhe)||-||-||-||-|
|Ludger Lohmann||Karol Golebiowski||-||-|
|1975||1||Martin Lücker (Oldendorf)||-||-||-||-|
|1974||2||Peter Planyavsky (Vienna)||-||-||-||-|
|1968||1||Martha Schuster||Michael Radulescu||Guy Bovet||-||-|