Pierre-Laurent Aimard has been awarded the 2017 Ernst von Siemens Music Prize. The award, which is given to artists for a life devoted to the service of music, includes a 250,000 euro grant.
Aimard takes part in a prize ceremony on 2 June 2017 at Munich’s Prinzregententheater. The ceremony will include a solo performance by Aimard plus a presentation by the Munich Chamber Orchestra featuring works by Composer Prize winners. Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts President Michael Krüger will present the prizes.