Announced 5 May 2015
Sponsored by BBC Music Magazine
"For his profound interpretation of a wide repertoire, most particularly Beethoven, Brahms and Strauss in 2014; his deep commitment to nurturing new works as evidenced in the recent premieres of Brett Dean and Hans Abrahamsen; and his transformative music-making with the CBSO; the 2014 award is given to Andris Nelsons."
Other Shortlisted Nominations in this Category
Kathryn McDowell (chair)