The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen and Artistic Director Paavo Järvi were awarded the Rheingau Music Prize 2019. The jury describes the orchestra and its conductor as a »real phenomenon in the German orchestral and cultural landscape: admired and celebrated worldwide for their artistic achievements, they have realized groundbreaking projects together and have often made interpretation history.«. And »Their innovative spirit is unique from a structural, organisational and social point of view and requires the courage, attitude and commitment of each individual musician and the entire collective.«. The Rheingau Music Prize is endowed with 10,000 euros and has been awarded annually since 1994. The laudatory speech was held by Dr Heinz-Dieter Sommer, Radio Director of the Hessischer Rundfunk.
Photo from left: Beate Weis, Albert Schmitt, Jürgen Winkler, State Secretary Ayse Asar, Dr Heinz-Dieter Sommer, Paavo Järvi, Matthias Beltinger, Michael Herrmann