Michail Jurowski has been announced as a recipient of an Accademia Internazionale “Le Muse” award. In a ceremony in Florence’s prestigious Salone dei Cinquecento in the Palazzo Vecchio on Saturday 9th of June, Maestro Jurowski was presented with the medal in the name of the Muse Polimnia.

The “Le Muse” awards, now in their 53rd year, celebrate outstanding personal achievements in the fields of literature, arts, sciences, cinema, and television, presenting a number of awards each year across all five categories.

Maestro Jurowski has performed in Florence on a number of occasions this season to critical acclaim, as part of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino’s Shostakovich and Stravinksy/Tchaikovsky cycles.