Harriet Cohen Bach Prize

This prize is awarded by the Royal Academy of Music and sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Musicians. The prize was endowed by Myra Verney in memory of her sister, the distinguished English pianist, RAM alumna and Company Silver Medallist Harriet Cohen. A second prize is awarded as the Harold Samuel Prize.

Students perform their own choice of keyboard works by J S Bach.

2019 winner: Xiaowen Shang

Previous winners:
2005 Elena Vorotko
2006 Amandine Savary
2007 Elena Kiseleva
2008 Jayson Gillham
2009 Aizhana Nurkenova
2010 Karim Said
2011 Stephen Hung
2012 Roope Grondahl
2013 Ke Ma
2014 Niklas Duckworth/Oldemeier
2015 Anna Szałucka
2016 Joanna Krauze
2017 Ariel Lanyi
2018 Mihály Berecz