Yuja Wang is the featured soloist in the Berggruen Prize Ceremony at the New York Public Library on December 16. Ms. Wang joins mezzo-soprano, Denyce Graves, in celebrating the winner of the 2019 Berggruen Prize for Philosophy & Culture, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The $1 million award is given annually to thinkers whose ideas have profoundly shaped human self-understanding and advancement in a rapidly changing world.
The private ceremony on December 16 will include tribute speeches and the presentation of the Berggruen Prize trophy commissioned by Nicolas Berggruen by the artist Cai Guo-Qiang. The Berggruen Institute’s mission is to develop foundational ideas and shape political, economic, and social institutions for the 21st century. For more information, click here.