The King presents the Polar Music Prize 2012

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Motiv: The King presents the Polar Music Prize to Paul Simon. Photo: Bertil Ericson/Scanpix
On Tuesday 28 August, The King presented the Polar Music Prize to Yo-Yo Ma and Paul Simon at Stockholm Concert Hall.
During the ceremony, artists including First Aid Kit, Ale Möller, Frida Hyvönen, Laleh, Loreen and Timbuktu & Damn! performed music by the prize winners, and the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra performed under the direction of Hans Ek.
 
After the award ceremony, a banquet was held at the Grand Hôtel.
 
The Polar Music Prize External link, opens in new window. was instituted in 1989 by Stig "Stickan" Andersson, and the first prize-giving ceremony was held in 1992.

Find out more about Yo-Yo Ma here External link, opens in new window..
Find out more about Paul Simon here External link, opens in new window..

Listen to Yo-Yo Ma here External link, opens in new window.. (You will need Spotify installed on your computer.)
Listen to Paul Simon here External link, opens in new window.. (You will need Spotify installed on your computer.)