The Hall of Fame commemorates members of the Asian community who have made an impact in their field

AAM Asian Hall of Fame 2024

The Asian Hall of Fame announced 23 inductees for its class of 2024 on 1 May at the Celebrate Asia Festival. Among the inductees is violinist Anne Akiko Meyers.

Since her teens, Meyers has performed around the world as soloist with leading orchestras and in recital. She has collaborated with today’s most important composers, conductors, orchestras and presenters, creating an extensive collection of new violin repertoire for future generations.

Meyers received a Grammy Award nomination for her live recording with Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic of Arturo Márquez’s Fandango, a concerto for violin and orchestra written for her in 2021,which has already been performed more than 25 times. 

Highlights from Anne’s 2023-24 season include performances of the Philip Glass Concerto No.1 with the LA Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl and with the Prague Philharmonia; Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on its US tour; the world premiere of Billy Childs’s requiem In The Arms of the Beloved, with the Los Angeles Master Chorale; an appearance on NPR’s Tiny Desk series; and a residency at the Laguna Beach Music Festival, where she is the 2024 artistic director. Upcoming commissions include a work for violin and orchestra by Eric Whitacre, and New Chaconne by Philip Glass.

Other standout members of the Asian-community that have been inducted into the hall of fame include award-winning actor/director Ke Huy Quan, global CEO of Chanel Leena Nair and Olympic ice dance team Maia and Alex Shibutani.

The conductor Seiji Ozawa, who died earlier this year, has been commemorated posthumously.

The class of 2024 will be honoured at the 20th Induction Ceremony on 19 October at the Biltmore Los Angeles and will stream live on Roku GAME from 6:00 pm. PST.

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