"Music in the Castle of Heaven" wins the Grand Prix des Muses
3 April 2015

Sir John Eliot Gardiner receives the Grand Prix des Muses in Paris, for the French edition of his book on J. S. Bach « Musique au Château du ciel, un portrait de Jean-Sébastien Bach » (Flammarion).

JEG Prix des Muses 2015 credit William Chatrier
Sir John Eliot Gardiner at the Fondation Singer-Polignac,
with Claude Samuel and Yves Pouliquen (DR)


On 2 April 2015, Sir John Eliot Gardiner was awarded the « Grand Prix des Muses » in Paris, by Yves Pouliquen of the Académie française, Président of the Fondation Singer-Polignac, and Claude Samuel, Président of the Association de l’association pour la création et la diffusion artistique.

The Prix des Muses, now in its twenty-second year, is awarded by the prestigious Fondation Singer-Polignac to books on classical, jazz and traditional music published in the French language.