Dame Emma Kirkby’s 70th Birthday Concert at Wigmore

Posted on Mar 1, 2019 in Artist News, Emma Kirkby, Reviews | No Comments
Dame Emma Kirkby’s 70th Birthday Concert at Wigmore

It is difficult to believe, but Dame Emma Kirkby is 70 and to celebrate the Wigmore Hall invited her to perform, and with typical generosity she chose to share the platform with colleagues and younger contemporaries. – Read more at Planet Hugill.

Kirkby’s “crystalline purity” at Brighton Early Music

Posted on Nov 5, 2015 in Emma Kirkby, Reviews | No Comments
Kirkby’s “crystalline purity” at Brighton Early Music

“Every breath and every note served both the story and the song, and Emma Kirkby’s particular magic was to make it all sound effortless.” – Read more

Emma Kirkby and Jakob Lindberg: Classical Echoes Exquisitely Sung and Played

Posted on Oct 3, 2015 in Emma Kirkby, Reviews | No Comments
Emma Kirkby and Jakob Lindberg: Classical Echoes Exquisitely Sung and Played

“…But no one could rightly complain about a recital as thoughtfully planned and beautifully given as this one. BEMF is to be thanked for bringing, again, two of the best living performers of this, or any, music to Cambridge.” – Read more

Emma Kirkby inspires at Three Bridges Chamber Fest

Posted on Jun 25, 2015 in Emma Kirkby | No Comments
Emma Kirkby inspires at Three Bridges Chamber Fest

“For when of pleasure she doth sing, My thoughts enjoy a sudden spring,” – Read more

Emma Kirkby: The English Muse Review

Posted on Oct 24, 2014 in Artist News, Emma Kirkby, Reviews | No Comments
Emma Kirkby: The English Muse Review

“IF you attend a recital by a noted singer such as Dame Emma Kirkby, a superb level of virtuosity and musicianship would be expected.” Read More

Emma Kirkby, Daniel Taylor: Baroque Music and Beyond review

Posted on Feb 27, 2014 in Daniel Taylor, Emma Kirkby, Reviews | No Comments
Emma Kirkby, Daniel Taylor: Baroque Music and Beyond review

“The most notable part of the performance was the duet between Kirkby and Taylor. Kirkby’s voice was as centred and radiant as always.” Read more here.

Emma Kirkby: Uplift in John Dowland’s songs

Posted on Jun 14, 2013 in Emma Kirkby, Reviews | No Comments
Emma Kirkby: Uplift in John Dowland’s songs

“Kirkby, a distinguished English soprano and pioneer of the early music scene, retains a remarkable presence on stage, leaning in on Tuesday to deliver these songs not as antiquated missives from four centuries ago but as urgent and dramatic news, as fresh as this morning.” “…works such as “Time Stands Still” and “In Darkness Let […]