Hosts and Speaker announced!

18 Apr 2016

Ground-breaking opera director, Graham Vick CBE, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s RPS Music Awards, and trophies will be presented by the distinguished bass-baritone, Gerald Finley.

Graham Vick CBE, Artistic Director of Birmingham Opera Company, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s RPS Music Awards on Tuesday 10 May. The awards will be hosted by Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Suzy Klein of BBC Radio 3, with silver lyre trophies presented to the winners in thirteen categories by the distinguished Canadian bass-baritone, Gerald Finley.

The RPS Music Awards, in association with BBC Radio 3, are the UK’s highest recognition for live classical music. This year’s awards celebrate outstanding achievement in 2015.

Graham Vick is the latest in a long line of distinguished awards speakers, including Music Director of the Royal Opera House, Sir Antonio Pappano, the Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, Director of the Royal National Theatre, Nicholas Hytner and artist Grayson Perry, who have offered wise, often provocative words on the major cultural issues of the day. 

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18 April 2016

OUR MEMBERS

Dame Janet Baker CH DBE, legendary mezzo-soprano: awarded RPS Honorary Membership in 1987 and the RPS Gold Medal in 1990

DID YOU KNOW?

Alina Ibragimova, who won the 2010 RPS Young Artist Award, first received help from the RPS to buy a new bow when she was only 14.