Wolf Prize Laureate in Music 2015
“for his thrilling and sincere interpretation of music and his influence On the new generation”.
One of the great pianists of our times, Murray Perahia has excelled in promoting the music of all creative periods. He has been a great influence on a great number of upcoming pianists in the world and encouraged many students to enhance their art.
Through his extraordinary performances, he has become a model for all serious musicians and music lovers, while he never compromised his standards.
Perahia is constantly trying to emphasize the composer’s intentions rather than his own ego and yet- his unique personality is evident in every one of his performances.