2020: Conductor

Supported by BBC Music Magazine

For the outstanding quality and scope of the performances and work in any context of a conductor in the UK.

Dalia Stasevska

‘Dalia Stasevska made an instant impression at the 2019 Proms as the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s new Principal Guest Conductor. She possesses a dynamite combination of energy and integrity, sure to make this a thrilling collaboration in the years to come.’

You can see the moment this award was announced as part of the full RPS Awards Presentation, broadcast online on Wednesday 18 November 2020.

Also shortlisted:

The 2020 shortlist for Conductor was decided by an independent panel drawn from across the music profession comprising:

  • Dougie Scarfe, Chief Executive, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Jo Buckley, Chief Executive, Dunedin Consort
  • Linton Stephens, bassoonist, Chineke!
  • Sian Edwards, conductor
  • Zoë Beyers, Co-Leader, BBC Philharmonic