German Music Edition Award for “Elijah” Complete Edition

The German Music Publishers Association awards the “Elijah” in the Leipzig Edition of the Works of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy with the German Music Edition Prize BEST EDITION 2023.

Breitkopf & Härtel is proud to see this recognition of a singular research achievement and warmly congratulates editor Christian Martin Schmidt on this award.

After more than 13 years of editing work, the five-volume edition of "Elijah" has been completed in fall 2022. From sketches to various versions and arrangements, along with a critical report, Mendelssohn's major work has been comprehensively made accessible in this eminent complete edition.

The award ceremony took place at the Leipzig Book Fair.