Pianist Menahem Pressler will be honored this year with an ECHO Klassik for his lifetime achievement.
This was announced by the German Phono Academy, the institute of culture of the Federal Music Industry Association (BVMI). As the official jury statement explains: “We are celebrating a lifetime achievement in the very best sense. In Menahem Pressler, an outstanding artist of worldwide renown, but also an extraordinary individual is honored.”
Menahem Pressler will be on hand in person to receive the ECHO Klassik at the gala ceremony on October 18, 2025 at the Konzerthaus in Berlin.