Personalities | Emma Kirkby | Contemporary | Classical

b. 1949
English soprano

Kirkby was known early in her career primarily as a member of the early music group the Consort of Musicke and as a recitalist with the lutenist Anthony Rooley. She has subsequently performed music from all eras up to the time of Mozart and beyond. Her many recordings include Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, Handel’s Orlando, Athalia and Messiah, and Hasse’s Cleofide.

Introduction | Contemporary | Classical
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