18. June 2018
Fritz Gerber Award 2018
The saxophonist Sara Zazo Romero, the violinist Alexandre Guy, and the percussionist Thomas Soldati have received the Fritz Gerber Foundation Award.
This award supports young, highly talented musicians in the field of contemporary classical music. Each of these three musicians will receive a cash award of CHF 10,000 as well as a scholarship in the form of coverage of the costs to participate in the Lucerne Festival Academy, which is an additional value of CHF 10,000.
In 2018 the Lucerne Festival Academy Fund of the Foundation Friends of Lucerne Festival has addi-tionally received an extraordinary donation from Renate and Fritz Gerber in the amount of CHF 500,000. (More)