2012: Conductor

Announced 14 May 2013
supported by BBC Music Magazine

Kirill Karabits

The award goes to a musician whose charisma, imagination, scholarly intelligence and vivid communication have touched audiences wherever he performs - whether with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, touring extensively throughout the South-West of England, or with other orchestras in London or at Glyndebourne. Kirill Karabits’s determination to explore and to excel enriches the British music world.

Other Shortlisted Nominations in this Category

Andris Nelsons
Richard Farnes

Conductor Jury

Edward Blakeman (chair)
Helen Wallace
Janis Susskind
Stephen Carpenter