Placido Domingo
Photo: Sheila Rock

The tenor and conductor Plácido Domingo is among the  winners of the Praemium Imperiale 2013, awarded by the Japan Art Association. The awards, which bring about $150,000 for each recipient, recognize lifetime achievement in the arts in categories not covered by the Nobel Prize. They will be presented Oct. 16 in Tokyo.

The other winners, recognized on the prizes’ 25th anniversary, are film director Francis Ford Coppola, Michaelangelo Pistoletto for painting (Italy); Antony Gormley for sculpture (Britain); and David Chipperfield for architecture (Britain).

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