“International Ambassador of Czech Music”
Bärenreiter receives major award
Bärenreiter has been presented with one of the “Classic Prague Awards” for 2018 in the category “International Ambassador of Czech Music”. These prizes are the highest accolades in the field of classical music in the Czech Republic. They have been awarded by “Voice of Prague” to Czech musicians since 2016 for their outstanding artistic accomplishments in various competition categories and for lifetime achievements. The “International Ambassador of Czech Music” prize pays tribute to international personalities or institutions for their committed and steadfast support of Czech music. The prize was awarded at a grand ceremony in the Smetana Hall in Prague on 19 January 2019. Executive board member Clemens Scheuch and Bärenreiter Praha publishing director Eva Velická received the prize on behalf of Bärenreiter-Verlag.
Bärenreiter was presented with this prestigious award for its commitment to the great Czech music tradition. Works of all the major Czech composers, including Antonín Dvořák, Bedřich Smetana, Leoš Janáček, Josef Suk and Bohuslav Martinů, have been published by Bärenreiter. (photo: Pavla Hartmanová, Classic Prague Awards)