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The Handel Music Prize, in German Händel-Preis, is an annual award, instituted in 1956, which is presented by the city of Halle, in Germany, in honour of the celebrated Baroque composer George Frideric Handel. It is awarded, "for exceptional artistic, academic or politico-cultural services as far as these are connected with the city of Halle's Handel commemoration". The prize consists of a diploma, a gold and enamel badge, and 10,000 euros in prize money and is presented during the annual Handel Festival, Halle.

Handel Music Prize
Awarded for"Exceptional artistic, academic or politico-cultural services as far as these are connected with the city of Halle's Handel commemoration"
Sponsored byThe city of Halle
LocationHalle
Country
  • East Germany
  • Germany
Reward(s)Diploma, a gold and enamel badge, and 10,000 euros

List of prizewinnersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Deutsches Musikinformationszentrum news item, 17 January 2011. (in German)
  2. ^ Lange, Joachim (6 June 2017). "Virtuoser Wohlklang: Vivica Genaux bekommt Händel-Preis der Stadt Halle". Mitteldeutsche Zeitung (in German). Halle. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  3. ^ Knothe, Felix (15 November 2017). "Händel-Preis für US-Sängerin Joyce DiDonato". Städtische Zeitung (in German). Halle. Retrieved 14 May 2018.

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