RPS Music Awards 2013

Our blog might have fallen rather silent over the last few months, but the RPS certainly has not…!

RPS Music Awards Winners, May 2013

The annual RPS Music Awards, the ‘Oscars’ of live classical music, took place at the Dorchester Hotel on 14 May. We were thrilled that Dame Janet Baker CH presented the Awards to this year’s winners across the 13 categories:

Audiences and Engagement: Universe of Sound (Philharmonia Orchestra)
Chamber Music and Song: Music in the Round
Chamber-Scale Composition: Rebecca Saunders: Fletch
Concert Series and Festivals: New Music 20×12 (PRS for Music Foundation)
Conductor: Kirill Karabits
Creative Communication: Classic FM
Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia
Instrumentalist: Steven Osborne
Large-Scale Composition: Gerald Barry: The Importance of Being Earnest
Learning and Participation: Cycle Song (Proper Job Theatre Company and Scunthorpe Co-operative Junior Choir)
Opera and Music Theatre: Mittwoch aus Licht (Birmingham Opera Company)
Singer: Sarah Connolly
Young Artists: Heath Quartet

Congratulations to all of our winners and shortlisters! www.rpsmusicawards.com

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