Sir John Eliot Gardiner receives Grand Prix des Muses

8th April 2015

Musique au Château du Ciel, the French edition of Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s Music in the Castle of Heaven: A Portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach, has been awarded the Grand Prix des Muses.

He was in Paris last week to receive the prize, which, now in its twenty-second year, is awarded by the prestigious Fondation Singer-Polignac to books on classical, jazz and traditional music published in the French language.