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    Gidon Kremer Named Praemium Imperiale Laureate for Music
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    Congratulations to violinist Gidon Kremer, who has been named the 2016 Praemium Imperiale Laureate in Music. The award is presented by the Japan Art Association in Tokyo to honor artists who have contributed significantly to the development of international arts and culture. The 2016 laureates in other fields are photographer Cindy Sherman, sculptor Annette Messager, architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha, and filmmaker Martin Scorsese. Past music laureates include Philip Glass, Steve Reich, Krzysztof Penderecki, and Leonard Bernstein.

    The artists are recognized and awarded for their achievements, for the impact they have had internationally on the arts, and for their role in enriching the global community. Each laureate receives an honorarium of 15 million yen (about $146,000) and a testimonial letter. A medal will be presented by Prince Hitachi, the honorary patron of the Japan Art Association, in an awards ceremony held in Tokyo on October 18, 2016.

    For more information, visit praemiumimperiale.org.

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Congratulations to violinist Gidon Kremer, who has been named the 2016 Praemium Imperiale Laureate in Music. The award is presented by the Japan Art Association in Tokyo to honor artists who have contributed significantly to the development of international arts and culture. The 2016 laureates in other fields are Cindy Sherman, Annette Messager, Paulo Mendes da Rocha, and Martin Scorsese. Past music laureates include Philip Glass, Steve Reich, and Leonard Bernstein. Each laureate receives 15 million yen ($146,000); a medal will be presented by Prince Hitachi in a ceremony held in Tokyo on October 18, 2016.

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Congratulations to violinist Gidon Kremer, who has been named the 2016 Praemium Imperiale Laureate in Music. The award is presented by the Japan Art Association in Tokyo to honor artists who have contributed significantly to the development of international arts and culture. The 2016 laureates in other fields are photographer Cindy Sherman, sculptor Annette Messager, architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha, and filmmaker Martin Scorsese. Past music laureates include Philip Glass, Steve Reich, Krzysztof Penderecki, and Leonard Bernstein.

The artists are recognized and awarded for their achievements, for the impact they have had internationally on the arts, and for their role in enriching the global community. Each laureate receives an honorarium of 15 million yen (about $146,000) and a testimonial letter. A medal will be presented by Prince Hitachi, the honorary patron of the Japan Art Association, in an awards ceremony held in Tokyo on October 18, 2016.

For more information, visit praemiumimperiale.org.

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