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    The winner of the International Ernst von Siemens Music Prize 2020, Tabea Zimmermann, accepted the prize during the digital ceremony on 15 June 2021. A portrait by Patrick Hahn outlines her exceptional career.

    At the award ceremony at the Prinzregententheater Munich, Tabea Zimmermann performed Luciano Berio's Naturale with percussionist Christoph Sietzen as well as, together with Ensemble Resonanz under Emilio Pomàrico, the premiere of Georges Aperghis' Migrants - Aria and Britten's Lachrymae.

    We share Patrick Hahn's essay, which outlines Tabea Zimmermann's career and her perspective on music making, with the kind permission of the author and the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation.