For highly talented solists Support for young Musicians

Anne-Sophie Mutter is committed to supporting young, talented violin, viola, cello and contrabass soloists worldwide. For this purpose she established the “Freundeskreis der Anne-Sophie Mutter Stiftung e.V.” [Friends of the Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation] in 1997. The foundation of the same name with its head office in Munich could be established in 2008. These institutions provide scholarship recipients with assistance according to their individual needs.

Support focuses on the following areas

  • Purchase of string instruments and bows, to be provided on loan
  • Help with the identification and selection of teachers, music academies or conservatories
  • Help with the arrangement and financing of necessary travel to auditions for conductors and agents, concerts etc.
  • Procurement or awarding of stipends for music academies, conservatories, master courses etc.
  • Providing scores and parts
  • Advice regarding the purchase of instruments
  • Financing and practical implementation of CD productions
  • Commissioning new works to expand the repertoire
  • Awarding the Aida Stucki Encouragement Award to outstanding young soloists
  • Opportunities for soloistic performances as part of the ensemble Mutter’s Virtuosi
  • And many other activities…


Anne-Sophie Mutter Stiftung
Ismaninger Straße 75
D-81675 Munich Germany

Tel. +49 89 - 98 10 45 79 
Fax +49 89 - 98 10 45 78 

E-Mail: Stiftung(at)

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