Midori receives APAP 2015 Award of Merit for Achievement in Performing Arts
On January 12th 2015, Midori received the Award of Merit for Achievement in Performing Arts from the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP). The award ceremony was held at the New York Hilton as part of the association’s annual conference, attended by performing arts professionals from over 30 countries.
The prize is awarded “to an individual whose genius, energy and excellence have defined or redefined an art form for today’s audiences”. Recent recipients have included Philip Glass, Jessye Norman and the Kronos Quartet.
Midori’s award was presented by Zarin Mehta, who served for many years as President and Executive Director of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.