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McCreesh honoured by Wratislavia Cantans


Paul McCreesh has received two significant awards on the occasion of his final concert as Artistic Director at Wratislavia Cantans

On Sunday September 9th, Paul McCreesh conducted his final concert as Artistic Director of International Festival Wratislavia Cantans. Gabrieli have enjoyed an incredibly happy relationship with the festival during Paul's tenure as Artistic Director and we look forward to continuing our relationship with many of the Wroclaw musicians, who feature prominently on our Winged Lion recordings.


Paul's final concert a performance of the Dvorak Stabat Mater with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra was followed by a ceremony during which he was honoured with two awards. The Mayor of Wroclaw awarded him with the Merito de Wratislavia, whilst the Polish Minister of Culture presented Paul with the Silver Medal for Merit to Culture Gloria Artis, a decoration awarded to those who have made distinguished contributions to Polish culture.