(From left) 2009 Musical America award winners Marin Alsop, Conductor of the Year, Christopher Rouse, Composer of the Year, Yo-Yo Ma, Musician of the Year, and Stephanie Blythe, Vocalist of the Year.
Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb greets Russian soprano Anna Netrebko after she was presented Musical America’s 2008 Musician of the Year award at Lincoln Center’s Kaplan Penthouse.
Yo-Yo Ma accepts his award as Musical America’s 2009 Musician of the Year from Musical America editor Sedgwick Clark.
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