The Rahn Kulturfonds was founded to promote and award outstanding students of swiss music conservatoires and academies.
Rahn Musikpreis 2018 for strings
The competition Rahn Musikpreis 2018 for strings was held from 16 to 19 January 2018 at ZKO-Haus in Zurich. 53 candidates from all over the world took part and a total of 12 prizes were awarded in the four instrument categories. First prizes, endowed with CHF 12,000 each, went to Vasyl Zatsikha (violin), Salauat Karibayev (cello) and Zhixiong Liu (double bass). Second prizes of 8,000 Swiss francs each were awarded to Sherniyaz Mussakhan (violin), Constantin Macherel (violoncello) and Minji Kim (violoncello). Third prizes of CHF 4,000 each were awarded to Eoin Ducrot (violin), Amelia Mirella Maszonska (violin), Natanael Ferreira Dos Santos (viola), Manuel Nägeli (viola), Francesco Stefanelli (violoncello) and Irene Sanz Centeno (double bass). The prize winners’ concert was held on 10 April 2018 at the Tonhalle Maag.
Rahn Musikpreis 2016 for piano
Rahn Musikpreis 2014 for strings
Rahn Musikpreis 2012 for piano
Rahn Musikpreis 2010 for strings
Rahn Musikpreis 2008 for piano
Rahn Musikpreis 2006 for strings
The jury awarded prizes of a total of CHF 50’000. First prize winners were Mayuko Kamio (Violin), Alexander Grytsayenko (violin), Lionel Cottet (violoncello) and Benjamin Nyffenegger (violoncello). Second prize winners were Veit Hertenstein (viola) and Samuel Alcántara (double bass). Third prizes went to Noémie Rufer (violin) and Xu Luo (double bass).