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Anna Netrebko awarded “Nobel Prize” in music
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The world opera star Anna Netrebko became the laureate of the Polar Swedish music award, the Kultura TV channel reports.
This award is considered by many to be the musical Nobel Prize. It marks great achievements in creating or promoting musical works. An American composer Diane Warren became the secong laureate of this award.
According to the jury, Anna Netrebko knows best how to attract the attention of viewers, besides being a virtuoso vocalist.
Today, it is Anna Netrebko who is one of the most famous, popular and sought-after performers of modern Russia. The laureate herself called the award a great honor.
The award ceremony will take place in early summer in Stockholm. The prize is presented by the king of Sweden.
The Polar Prize has been awarded since 1989. It was founded by legendary producer Stig Anderson, who worked with ABBA. The award is called after his record company Polar.