During the Proms 2006 concert given on this evening in the Royal Albert Hall, London, in honour of HM The Queenís 80th-birthday, The Queenís Medal for Music was presented by Her Majesty to the Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, the ceremony introduced by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, the Master of the Queenís Music. In response to his award, Terfel sung a Welsh song, ìMy Little Welsh Homeî.

Inaugurated in 2005, the first recipient of The Queenís Medal for Music was Sir Charles Mackerras.

 

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