European Cultural Award 2019
for Simone Young

On 20 October 2019, Simone Young has been awarded the European Cultural Award 2019. Other prize winners include Nina Stemme, Thomas Hampson, René Pape and Neo Rauch. The award ceremony took place at the Vienna State Opera on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Opera House. The European Cultural Award TAURUS is one of the most important cultural awards in Europe, since 2012 it has honoured achievements by artists and institutions that give decisive impulses to culture and pave the way for culture.