39 year old Korean-American violin virtuoso, Jennifer Koh has been announced as Musical America’s coveted ‘Instrumentalist of the Year’.
The ‘Artist of the Year’ accolade has been presented to Canadian conductor Yannick Nezet-Sequin.
The ‘Composer of the Year’ accolade has been presented to American composer and music technologist, Tod Machover.
The ‘Vocalist of the Year’ accolade has been presented to British tenor, Mark Padmore.
A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, Jennifer is a former top prize winner at the Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition – and recipient of a prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant.
Founded in 1889, Musical America is America’s oldest classical music publication.
The Musical America Awards will be presented in a special ceremony at Carnegie Hall on December 8th.