Emilia Amper

emilia_fullEmilia Amper, key fiddler, composer and singer, is currently one of the most talked-about and admired folk musicians in Sweden.

Emilia Amper has performed in many European countries, as well as in China, USA, Canada, Namibia, India and Brazil, both solo and together with several folk music groups. Together with the Trondheim Soloists, Gjermund Larsen and 2L and the album “In folk style” she won a Norwegian Spellemannspris in 2010 for the best classical album, as well as being nominated for two US Grammy Awards.
The same year she was proclaimed world champion on the nyckelharpa.
Since the autumn of 2011, Emilia is working full time as a freelance musician, singer, composer and teacher. In December 2012 her critically acclaimed solo debut Trollfågeln was released at the venerable classical record label BIS Records, with traditional and new composed music by Emilia, for nyckelharpa, voice, folk music ensemble and string quintet. The album was nominated for the Swedish Grammy Awards Grammis, for the Manifest awards, and for Album of the Year at the Swedish Folk and World Music Awards and Emilia won the award Artist of the Year at the Swedish Folk and World Music Awards