Violinist David Garrett Awarded Frankfurt Instrument Makers’ Prize

It has been announced today that German violinist David Garrett has been awarded the annual 2017 €15,000 Frankfurt Music Prize

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David Garrett Violin Violinist

It has been announced today that German violinist David Garrett has been awarded the annual 2017 €15,000 Frankfurt Music Prize.

Awarded annually since 1982 by the Musikmesse Frankfurt and the Federal Association of German Musical Instrument Manufacturers, the prize is presented to an international pop or classical musician who has displayed outstanding achievement in performance, composition, music science or in teaching.

Previous winners include violist Tabea Zimmermann, composer Gyorgy Ligeti, violinist Gidon Kremer, conductor Georg Solti, singer Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and rock singer Peter Gabriel.

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