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Ravishing Celebration at the Bach Competition 2006 in Leipzig

After yesterday’s concert of prize winners at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, the winner of the GENUIN CD Special Prize was announced at the concluding celebration: GENUIN will produce a CD with Italy’s Francesco Corti (aged 21) during the coming year, also issuing it in a new series. Not only were the sound engineers at GENUIN enthusiastic over the young, exceptionally gifted musician: the top-class 8-person jury gave him best marks in all 3 rounds and, accordingly, awarded him first prize in the category of harpsichord.

On the left you see Francesco Corti following the presentation of the CD Prize, flanked by GENUIN sound engineers Holger Busse and Alfredo Lasheras, as well as Paul Badura-Skoda, GENUIN artist and President of the Piano Jury at the Bach Competition.

The official Press Release about the GENUIN CD Prize: Leipzig-based GENUIN Musikproduktion has announced that it will award a special prize for one of the three 1st Prize winners of the 2006 Johann Sebastian Bach Competition in Leipzig—the production of one CD, starting with the recording itself all the way to worldwide distribution on the GENUIN label. The value of the price is approximately €8,500.

Johann Sebastian Bach Competition 2006