With prize money totalling 40,000 euros, »Das Lied« is one of the most highly endowed competitions of its kind. In addition, the prize winners will receive engagement offers from various festivals and concert organizers.


1st prize:

15.000 Euro

kindly donated by
Manfred Lautenschläger Stiftung

2nd prize:

10.00 Euro

3rd Prize:

7.500 Euro

Prize for most promising future talent:

2.500 Euro

kindly donated by

Freundeskreis Heidelberger Frühling

Pianist Prize:

3.000 Euro

donated by Christa Tonnecker, Heidelberg

Any of the prizes could be be shared or some not awarded at all – this lies entirely at the jury’s discretion.

Audience prize:

2.000 Euro

enables the first prize winner to produce professional recording in a radio studio.

was won as a cooperation partner for the first time. The publishing house donates various material prizes.