Lifetime Achievement Awards
Andrew Parrott receives the 2014 York Early Music Festival Lifetime Achievement Award
The distinguished conductor, Andrew Parrott - perhaps best known for pioneering work with his Taverner Consort, Choir and Players, will receive the fifth biennial York Early Music Festival Lifetime Achievement Award on Sunday 13 July 2014 at the National Centre for Early Music (NCEM), in York. The Award will be presented immediately after the live broadcast of the Early Music Show at 3.00pm by John Bryan, York Early Music Festival Artistic Advisor.
The Lifetime Achievement Award honours major figures that have made a difference to the world of early music, and has been presented every other year since its inauguration in 2006. Previous winners have been flautist Barthold Kuijken of the Kuijken brothers (2006), Dame Emma Kirkby (2008), James Bowman (2010) and Jordi Savall (2012).