News 2011

News 2011: (AT) Mayler Artists´Management News: "Dame Emma Kirkby received Royal Award (02 jun 2011)"

Contributed by Admin on Nov 20, 2011

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“M.A.M. artist Dame Emma Kirkby has been awarded Her Majesty’s Medal for Music for the Year 2010. 2 June 2011 Dame Emma Kirkby was received by The Queen when Her Majesty presented her with The Queen's Medal for Music. Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, current Master of The Queen's Music was present.

Dame Emma said she was “very pleased and grateful” to receive the Award. She said: “I feel extremely lucky to have worked so many years with excellent colleagues, both singers and instrumentalists, in the revival of music from the richest eras of our national heritage; this is repertoire offering joy and fulfilment to players and listeners alike and I am happy to see so many younger artists now adding their own voices to the endeavour.””

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