The Rahn Kulturfonds was founded to promote and award outstanding students of swiss music conservatoires and academies.

RAHN MUSIKPREIS 2016 For piano
Preisträgerkonzert

NEUES ORCHESTER BASEL
Conductor: CHRISTIAN KNÜSEL
Soloists: BENEDEK HORVÁTH & CHIARA OPALIO

Symphony No 1 D major Op. 25 ("Symphonie classique"), Allegro

by SERGEI PROKOFJEW (1891-1953) | Neues Orchester Basel, conducted by Christian Knüsel

Symphony No 1 D major Op. 25 ("Symphonie classique"), Larghetto

by SERGEI PROKOFJEW (1891-1953) | Neues Orchester Basel, conducted by Christian Knüsel

Symphony No 1 D major Op. 25 ("Symphonie classique"), Gavotta, non troppo allegro

by SERGEI PROKOFJEW (1891-1953) | Neues Orchester Basel, conducted by Christian Knüsel

Symphony No 1 D major Op. 25 ("Symphonie classique"), Finale, molto vivace

by SERGEI PROKOFJEW (1891-1953) | Neues Orchester Basel, conducted by Christian Knüsel

Piano concert no 3 Sz. 119, Allegretto

by BÉLA BARTÓK (1881-1945) | BENEDEK HORVÁTH, piano

Piano concert no 3 Sz. 119, Adagio religioso

by BÉLA BARTÓK (1881-1945) | BENEDEK HORVÁTH, piano

Piano concert no 3 Sz. 119, Allegro vivace

by BÉLA BARTÓK (1881-1945) | BENEDEK HORVÁTH, piano

Piano concerto no 1 in E-flat major, Allegro maestoso

by FRANZ LISZT (1811-1886) | CHIARA OPALIO, piano

Piano concerto no 1 in E-flat major, Quasi adagio

by FRANZ LISZT (1811-1886) | CHIARA OPALIO, piano

Piano concerto no 1 in E-flat major, Allegretto vivace - allegro animato

by FRANZ LISZT (1811-1886) | CHIARA OPALIO, piano

Piano concerto no 1 in E-flat major, Allegro marziale animato

by FRANZ LISZT (1811-1886) | CHIARA OPALIO, piano

RAHN MUSIKPREIS 2014 for strings
Preisträgerkonzert

ARGOVIA PHILHARMONIC
Conductor: DOUGLAS BOSTOCK
Soloists: MIRIAM PRANDI, RUSTEM MONASYPOV, BEATRIZ BLANCO, VANESSA HUNT RUSSELL

Cello concerto in E minor Op. 85, Adagio - Moderato

by EDWARD ELGAR (1875-1934) | BEATRIZ BLANCO, violoncello

Cello concerto in E minor Op. 85, Lento - Allegro molto

by EDWARD ELGAR (1875-1934) | BEATRIZ BLANCO, violoncello

Cello concerto in E minor Op. 85, Adagio

by EDWARD ELGAR (1875-1934) | VANESSA HUNT RUSSELL, violoncello

Cello concerto in E minor Op. 85, Allegro - Moderato - Allegro ma non troppo

by EDWARD ELGAR (1875-1934) | VANESSA HUNT RUSSELL, violoncello

Tzigane - Rhapsody for violin and orchestra

by MAURICE RAVEL (1875-1937) | RUSTEM MONASYPOV, violin

Cello concerto in B minor Op. 104, Allegro

by ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK (1841-1904) | MIRIAM PRANDI, violoncello

Cello concerto in B minor Op. 104, Adagio ma non troppo

by ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK (1841-1904) | MIRIAM PRANDI, violoncello

Cello concerto in B minor Op. 104, Finale. Allegro moderato

by ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK (1841-1904) | MIRIAM PRANDI, violoncello

RAHN MUSIKPREIS 2012 For piano
Preisträgerkonzert

KAMMERPHILHARMONIE GRAUBÜNDEN
Conductor: BRUNO APREA
Soloists: MAKI WIEDERKEHR, ASAKI INO

Piano concerto no 4 in G major Op. 58, Allegro moderato

by LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) | MAKI WIEDERKEHR, piano

Piano concerto no 4 in G major Op. 58, Andante con moto

by LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) | MAKI WIEDERKEHR, piano

Piano concerto no 4 in G major Op. 58, Rondo: Vivace

by LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) | MAKI WIEDERKEHR, piano

Notturno Op. 70 no 1, Moderato

by GIUSEPPE MARTUCCI (1856-1909) | KAMMERPHILHARMONIE GRAUBÜNDEN

Piano concerto in A minor Op. 54, Allegro affettuoso

by ROBERT SCHUMANN (1810-1556) | ASAKI INO, piano

Piano concerto in A minor Op. 54, Intermezzo: Andantino grazioso

by ROBERT SCHUMANN (1810-1556) | ASAKI INO, piano

Piano concerto in A minor Op. 54, Allegro vivace

by ROBERT SCHUMANN (1810-1556) | ASAKI INO, piano

RAHN MUSIKPREIS 2010 For strings
Preisträgerkonzert

In memoriam Hans Konrad Rahn (1933 - 2009)

LUZERNER SINFONIEORCHESTER
Conductor: DANIEL COHEN
Soloists: MI ZHOU, WIES DE BOEVÉ, KONSTANTIN MANAEV, VLADYSLAVA LUCHENKO

Concerto for Violoncello and orchestra no 1 A minor Op. 33, Allegro non troppo - Allegretto con moto - Allegro non troppo

by CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS (1835-1921) | MI ZHOU, violoncello

Concerto for double bass and orchestra no 2 B minor, Allegro moderato

by GIOVANNI BOTTESINI (1821-1889) | WIES DE BOEVÉ, double bass

Concerto for double bass and orchestra no 2 B minor, Andante

by GIOVANNI BOTTESINI (1821-1889) | WIES DE BOEVÉ, double bass

Concerto for double bass and orchestra no 2 B minor, Finale. Allegro

by GIOVANNI BOTTESINI (1821-1889) | WIES DE BOEVÉ, double bass

Concerto for violoncello and orchestra no 1 E-flat major Op. 107, Allegretto

by DMITRI SCHOSTAKOWITSCH (1906-1975) | KONSTANTIN MANAEV, violoncello

Concerto for violoncello and orchestra no 1 E-flat major Op.107, Moderato

by DMITRI SCHOSTAKOWITSCH (1906-1975) | KONSTANTIN MANAEV, violoncello

Concerto for violoncello and orchestra no 1 E-flat major Op. 107, Cadenza

by DMITRI SCHOSTAKOWITSCH (1906-1975) | KONSTANTIN MANAEV, violoncello

Concerto for violoncello and orchestra no 1 E-flat major Op. 107, Allegro con moto

by DMITRI SCHOSTAKOWITSCH (1906-1975) | KONSTANTIN MANAEV, violoncello

Concerto for violin and orchestra no 1 G minor Op. 26, Allegro moderato

by MAX BRUCH (1838-1920) | VLADYSLAVA LUCHENKO, violin

Concerto for violin and orchestra no 1 G minor Op. 26, Adagio

by MAX BRUCH (1838-1920) | VLADYSLAVA LUCHENKO, violin

Concerto for violin and orchestra no 1 G minor Op. 26, Finale. Allegro energico

by MAX BRUCH (1838-1920) | VLADYSLAVA LUCHENKO, violin

RAHN MUSIKPREIS 2008 For piano
Preisträgerkonzert

ORCHESTER DER ZÜRCHER HOCHSCHULE DER KÜNSTE
Conductor: HOWARD GRIFFITHS
Soloists: GIULIETTA KOCH & CHRISTOPH SCHEFFELT

Variationen über ein Thema von Haydn Op. 56a, Thema. Chorale St. Antoni. Andante

by JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833-1897) | Orchester der Zürcher Hochschule der Künste

Konzert Nr. 1 C-Dur Op. 15 für Klavier und Orchester, Allegro con brio

by LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) | CHRISTOPH SCHEFFELT, piano

Konzert Nr. 1 C-Dur Op. 15 für Klavier und Orchester, Largo

by LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) | CHRISTOPH SCHEFFELT, piano

Konzert Nr. 1 C-Dur Op. 15 für Klavier und Orchester, Rondo: Allegro scherzando

by LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) | CHRISTOPH SCHEFFELT, piano

Konzert Nr. 2 d-Moll Op. 40 für Klavier und Orchester, Allegro appassionato

by FELIX MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847) | GIULIETTA KOCH, piano

Konzert Nr. 2 d-Moll Op. 40 für Klavier und Orchester, Adagio. Molto sostenuto

by FELIX MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847) | GIULIETTA KOCH, piano

Konzert Nr. 2 d-Moll Op. 40 für Klavier und Orchester, Finale. Presto scherzando

by FELIX MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847) | GIULIETTA KOCH, piano

RAHN MUSIKPREIS 2006 for strings
Preisträgerkonzert

SINFONIEORCHESTER HOCHSCHULE MUSIK UND THEATER ZÜRICH
Conductor: CLAIRE LEVACHER
Soloists: MAYUKO KAMIO, ALEXANDER GRYTSAYENKO, VEIT HERTENSTEIN, LIONEL COTTET, BENJAMIN NYFFENEGGER & SAMUEL ALCANTARA

Andante u. Rondo ungarese c-Moll

by CARL MARIA VON WEBER (1786-1826) | VEIT HERTENSTEIN, viola

Symphonie A-Dur KV 114, Allegro moderato

by WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791) | SINFONIEORCHESTER HOCHSCHULE MUSIK UND THEATER ZÜRICH

Symphonie A-Dur KV 114, Andante

by WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791) | SINFONIEORCHESTER HOCHSCHULE MUSIK UND THEATER ZÜRICH

Symphonie A-Dur KV 114, Minuetto

by WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791) | SINFONIEORCHESTER HOCHSCHULE MUSIK UND THEATER ZÜRICH

Symphonie A-Dur KV 114, Molto allegro

by WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791) | SINFONIEORCHESTER HOCHSCHULE MUSIK UND THEATER ZÜRICH

Gran Duo Concertante für Violine, Kontrabass und Orchester A-Dur

by GIOVANNI BOTTESINI (1821-1889) | ALEXANDER GRYTSAYENKO, violin, SAMUEL ALCANTARA, double bass

Sérénade mélancolique b-Moll Op. 26

by PETER TSCHAIKOWSKI (1840-1893) | ALEXANDER GRYTSAYENKO, violin

Waldesruhe Op. 68 Nr. 5

by ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK (1841-1904) | LIONEL COTTET, violoncello

News & Announcements

Rahn Musikpreis 2020 for piano

The competition 2020 for piano will take place at ZKO-Haus in Zurich from Tuesday, January 14 until Friday, January 17, 2020. Further information and application >  

Rahn Concert Continuo 2019

On 8 March 2019 the VI Rahn Concert Continuo took place in the large concert hall of the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste. Impressions of the concert and press reviews can be found here: Impressions Press...

Rahn Concert Continuo

The VI Rahn Concert Continuo takes place for the first time in the large concert hall of the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (ZHdK). Prize winners and selected scholarship holders of the Rahn Kulturfonds will perform works by F. Schubert, N. Paganini, H. Wolf, O....

Rahn concert Più – Impressions

Rahn Kulturfonds has organized its first ever Rahn Concert PIÙ. The concert is aimed at music lovers of all ages and took place on November 10, 2018 at Kaufleuten Festsaal in Zurich. Winners of the Rahn Musikpreis and scholarship holders played pieces by H....

Christmas concert

On 29 November 2018, five prizewinners and scholarship holders are performing in Zurich. The concert is organized by Swiss International Club, a partner of the Rahn Kulturfonds....

Rahn Concert Più

Rahn Kulturfonds organizes its first ever Rahn Concert PIÙ. Winners of the Rahn Musikpreis and scholarship holders will perform at the Kaufleuten Festsaal in Zurich. The concert is aimed at music lovers of all ages. Children of all ages are very welcome. A play corner...

Rahn Scholarship – Audition 2018

Rahn Kulturfonds awards scholarships worth between 4,000 and 7,000 Swiss francs since 2011 and also loans instruments to outstanding music students. The next audition takes place on September 3, 2018 in Zurich. Conditions and application... Closing date is August 23,...

Live Recording Rahn Prize Winner Concert 2018

The live-recording of the Rahn Preisträgerkonzert for strings 2018 at Tonhalle Maag is online! The recordings are made by Marcel Babazadeh, Atelier Klang und Raum in Zurich. More...