For forty years she has been present in the main concert halls around the world, standing out in the international classical music scene as one of the greatest violin soloists of our time.
A four-time Grammy Award winner, her concerts feature both the traditional repertoire and new Music, with collaborations and premieres of works by contemporary composers such as Thomas Adès, Unsuk Chin, Sebastian Currier, Henri Dutilleux, Sofia Gubaidulina, Witold Lutoslawski, Norbert Moret, Krzysztof Penderecki, Sir André Previn, Wolfgang Rihm, and John Williams.
Anne-Sophie Mutter has received numerous awards and decorations. She has been awarded the German Grand Order of Merit, the Medal of the French Legion of Honor, the Bavarian Order of Merit, the Decoration of Honor for Services rendered to the Republic of Austria, the Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts of the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, and the French Légion d’Honneur, among many other accolades. She was awarded the Siemens Prize in 2008 and in 2022 she received an honorary doctorate from the Krzysztof Penderecki Academy in Krakow.
This great violinist is also very committed to numerous charitable projects. She is the driving force behind the Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation and the Association of Friends of the Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation e.V. These two charitable institutions institutions provide support for the scholarship holders, support that is tailored to the irindividual needs. In addition, the board of trustees of the German cancer charity Deutsche Krebshilfe elected her as the new president of the non-profit organization in 2021. Since January 2022, she has been a member of the foundation board of the Lucerne Festival. Since 2011, Anne-Sophie Mutter has regularly shared the limelight on stage with her ensemble of scholarship holders, the Mutter Virtuosi.