We are immensely grateful to our sponsors and patrons for their support which makes our concert programmes, festivals and international performances at all possible.
Patrons & Sponsors
Kärcher is a world-leading provider of cleaning technology. This family business, headquartered in Winnenden, employs 13,500 people in 73 countries and 130 companies. The long-term partnership with the Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart perfectly rounds off the company’s programme of cultural sponsorship. More information
As a leading technology and service provider with around 394,500 employees worldwide, the Bosch Group improves people’s quality of life with innovative, inspirational products and services. As well as this, the promotion of cultural initiatives and varied cultural offerings is a well-established part of its corporate culture. Alongside Bosch’s own culture groups, such as an orchestra, big band, choir and theatre groups, Bosch also supports external cultural initiatives, sponsorship schemes, organisations and events – such as the Bachakademie Stuttgart, for example. More information
Daimler AG is one of the most successful automobile companies in the world. With the business divisions Mercedes-Benz Cars & Vans, Daimler Trucks & Buses and Daimler Mobility, the vehicle manufacturer is one of the biggest suppliers of premium cars and one of the largest producers of commercial vehicles in the world. Supporting the arts and culture is immensely important to Daimler. As a sponsor of the BachBewegt! project, Daimler AG supports communicating music for children and young people. More information
BW Bank is the customer bank of the LBBW, and with a balance sheet total of around 250 billion Euros and 10,000 employees is one of the largest banks in Germany. As a medium-sized universal bank, we want to be among the best. That applies not only to our business mission, but also to our social engagement. We place a special focus on innovative and “bold” projects. The Bachakademie showcases itself with new formats in completely different locations in Stuttgart and the surrounding area. As a long-term supporter and friend of the IBA, we are delighted to be part of this!
Klett has enjoyed a long and deep collaboration based on a trusted friendship with the Internationale Bachakademie, developed many years ago between the Klett family and the Bachakademie. As an educational provider the Klett Group supports projects which contribute to promoting culture in Stuttgart. Supporting the Bachakademie’s outstanding ensembles is therefore of particular significance to us. More information
Every day over 1.7 million customers go shopping in more than 2,020 dm-Markt shops in Germany. Around 40,000 people are involved in working for dm throughout Germany. As well as its business activities, dm is engaged with partners in ecological, social and cultural projects. For example, dm supports children and young people in their personal development as part of BachBewegt!Singen!, where they get to know Die Schöpfung by Joseph Haydn with the Gaechinger Cantorey, develop their own version, and go on to perform this.
The Blickle family business was founded in 1953 and since then has stood for uncompromising quality, wide distribution, innovation and reliability. Blickle is now one of the leading producers of tyres and wheels worldwide. Their standard product portfolio includes over 30,000 items. Around 800 of the company’s 1,100 employees work at the company headquarters in Rosenfeld. As well as its production facility in Rosenfeld, Blickle has 18 distributorships in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia, and exports to over 120 countries worldwide.
EY* is one of the largest German auditing and consulting organisations and offers an extensive portfolio of services to both large and medium-sized businesses: auditing, tax advice, legal advice, transaction advice, advisory services and property consultancy. * In this context the name EY refers to all German member companies of Ernst & Young Global Limited (EYG), a limited company in accordance with English law. Each EYG member company is legally autonomous and independent and is not liable for the acts or omissions of any other member company.
LAPP is a globally-established family business and world market leader for integrated solutions for cable and connection technology. The business began over 60 years ago in a garage in Stuttgart-Vaihingen and now employs around 4,575 staff worldwide. Out of commitment to its Stuttgart location and deep admiration for Johann Sebastian Bach, who still influences the musical world today, LAPP is delighted to support the magnificent work of the Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart. More information
Founded in December 1992 by Berthold Leibinger, the foundation supports four areas: Science, with an emphasis on applied laser technology with two international laser prizes; Endowed Chairs in the History of the Effects of Technology at the University of Stuttgart and Applied Rhetoric at the State University of Music and the Performing Arts Stuttgart, and medical research at the Robert Bosch Hospital in Stuttgart. As well as this, the foundation supports culture, especially music, literature, social sciences and history. In the area of religion, the focus is on the preservation of churches and on church music. Finally in the area of Social Commitment, it supports the weak and needy in society.
In its activities, the Deutsche Bank Stiftung aims to support the development and sustainable strengthening of everyone’s potential, especially of young people. It initiates and supports projects which open up these new areas of experience and enables them to develop their individual talents. Likewise, it encourages the up-and-coming generation of artists to try out new approaches and to further develop their professional skills. It contributes to the integration of migrants with numerous projects, and strengthens equality of opportunity for disadvantaged groups in society. And last but not least, the foundation supports the varied cultural life in Germany. Worldwide it engages in catastrophe prevention with leading partners.
The Dieter von Holtzbrinck Foundation engages in the promotion of economic skills and digital autonomy for young people. They are the key to the future viability of our society. Alongside this, the foundation supports scholarly research and teaching, and is committed to social and cultural institutions.