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Cambridge Music alumna, Héloïse Werner nominated for RPS Music Award

last modified Apr 10, 2017 08:37 AM

Shortlists announced for the Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards

Outstanding musicians in the running for the UK’s most prestigious awards for live
classical music, presented in association with BBC Radio 3, include:


RPS Music Award for Conductors
  • Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra;
  • Richard Farnes, in his final season as Music Director of Opera North; and and
  • Donald Runnicles, outgoing Chief Conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
RPS Music Award for Singers
  • Allan Clayton, tenor
  • Christine Rice, mezzo-soprano
  • Karita Mattila, soprano
RPS Music Award for Instrumentalists
  • Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
  • James Ehnes, violin
  • Alisa Weilerstein, cello
RPS Music Awards for Composition
Large Scale Composition
  • Anders Hillborg
  • Enno Poppe
  • Philip Venables
Chamber Scale Compostion
  • Liza Lim
  • Rebecca Saunders
  • Mark Simpson
RPS Music Award for Young Artists
  • Andrew Gourlay, conductor
  • Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, conductor
  • Joseph Middleton, pianist
  • Héloïse Werner, soprano
The annual RPS Music Awards, presented in association with BBC Radio 3, are the highest recognition for live classical music in the UK. Awards, in thirteen categories, are decided by independent panels consisting of some of the music industry’s most distinguished practitioners. The awards honour musicians, composers, writers, broadcasters and inspirational arts organisations.