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Joshua Bell receives Glashutte Original Music Festival Award / theStrad

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Joshua Bell has won the 16th Glashütte Original Music Festival Award, which honours ‘achievements in classical music education and support for young artists', and comes with a €25,000 grant. The American violinist, who was presented with the award after his concert with the Camerata Salzburg at the Dresden Music Festival yesterday, will be donating it to five organizations: Education Through Music (ETM), Turnaround Arts, Special Music School - Kaufman Music Center, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and the Learning and Participation Program of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields. ‘I am truly honoured to have been named the recipient of the 2019 Glashütte Original Music Festival Award, and am deeply grateful to Glashütte and to the Dresden Music Festival and its director, Jan Vogler,' said Bell.    PHOTO: Oliver Killig

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