We couldn't agree more.
Congratulations, Lisa! Our 2014–15 Artist-in-Residence is the 2015 Musical America Instrumentalist of the Year, it was announced this morning. She will receive the award in New York on December 11.
"Georgian violinist Lisa Batiashvili, the New York Philharmonic’s artist in residence, is known for her meticulous musicality and emotional power and is a frequent guest with major orchestras in Europe and in the U.S.," Musical America said in a statement.
The other winners are: Peter Sellars (Artist of the Year), John Luther Adams (Composer of the Year), Gianandrea Noseda (Conductor of the Year), and Christine Goerke (Vocalist of the Year).
Learn more about Lisa, and explore her remaining performances with us this season.