Photo: Heikki Tuuli

Finnish pianist, conductor and composer Olli Mustonen has been announced as the 2019 winner of the prestigious Hindemith Prize of the City of Hanau.

Olli, whose worldwide reputation for outstanding musical abilities was praised by Lord Mayor Claus Kaminsky, follows in the footsteps of former winners including Daniel Barenboim, Tabea Zimmermann, Paavo Järvi and Christoph Eschenbach.

The award ceremony takes place on 24 November 2019 in Hanau.