Announced 5 May 2015
Sponsored by Schott Music
Barbican – Birtwistle at 80
"From a strong field, the Barbican’s Birtwistle at 80 stood out for its uncompromisingly brave, coherent programming (picking the right pieces whatever the challenges) and for the technically and stylistically superb performances. These unique works have now reached a new audience thanks to this outstanding festival, of defining ambition and authority."
Other Shortlisted Nominations in this Category
Concert Series and Festivals Jury
Anthony Sargent (chair)