2012: Opera and Music Theatre

Announced 14 May 2013
donated by Incorporated Society of Musicians

Mittwoch aus Licht (Birmingham Opera Company)

In an Olympian year, rich with strong productions of contemporary and 20th century opera, the jury chose Birmingham Opera Company for its remarkable production of Stockhausen's Mittwoch aus Licht: a world premiere, bold in imagination and brilliant in accomplishment, both hallmarks of this company’s approach to reinventing opera for today.

Other Shortlisted Nominations in this Category

Caligula (ENO)
English Touring Opera (autumn season)
Knussen doublebill (Aldeburgh/Barbican)

Opera and Music Theatre Jury

Henry Little (chair)
Fiona Maddocks
Jenny Slack
Jeremy Caulton
Mark Ravenhill