1st European Bach Guitar Award 2022

Under the patronage of the Minister President of Hessen Volker Bouffier
in cooperation with Akademie für Tonkunst Darmstadt

presented by:

We welcome all guitarists to the 1st European Bach Guitar Award, which is open to all students and guitarists until 34 years. In the future, the “European Bach Guitar Award“ is to be held in alternation with the competition “Deutscher Gitarrenpreis“ (German Guitar Prize). At this point we would like to thank all our sponsors who make the organisation of the European Bach Guitar Award possible. We look forward to meet you in October at the semifinals and finals of the competition.

We have a winner !!!

Video rounds until 1 May / 15 July 2022

Semifinal / Final
22 + 23 October 2022

Akademie für Tonkunst Darmstadt

SEMIFINALS  22nd October from 11.00 a.m.

FINALS 23rd October from 3.00 p.m.

21.10.2022, 19:30 – Gala Concert

Hopkinson Smith (Renaissance lute)
& Duo Ombra e Luce
(Georg Kallweit – violin, Björn Colell – lute)

22.10.2022, 18:00

Tilman Hoppstock + Hopkinson Smith
are talking about…

23.10.2022, 11:00

Jury members are discussing
Bach on Guitar?