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"Cristina, regina di Svezia", Wexford Festival Opera
Rediscovered Work of the Year 2014
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2014

Winners

Accessibility
Teatro Sociale di Como
Anniversary Production (Britten
Peter Grimes on the Beach, Aldeburgh Music
Anniversary Production (Verdi)
Verdi Trilogy, Staatsoper Hamburg
Anniversary Production (Wagner)
Parsifal, Vlaamse Opera in Antwerp and Gent
CD (Complete Opera)
Verdi: Otello (CSO Resound)
CD (Operatic Recital)
Ann Hallenberg: Hidden Handel (Naïve)
Chorus
Bayreuth Festival
Conductor
Kirill Petrenko
Designer
Paul Brown
Director
Barrie Kosky
DVD
Charpentier: David & Jonathas (Bel Air Classiques)
Female Singer
Diana Damrau
Festival
Festival d’Aix-en-Provence
Lifetime Achievement
Gerard Mortier
Male Singer
Stuart Skelton
New Production
Norma, Salzburg Festival
Opera Company
Opernhaus Zürich
Philanthropist
Edgar Foster Daniels
Readers' Award
Joseph Calleja
Rediscovered Work
Cristina, regina di Svezia (Foroni), Wexford
World Premiere
The Merchant of Venice (André Tchaikowsky), Bregenz Festival
Young Singer
Jamie Barton

Nominees

Accessibility
Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe
Handa Opera
Ruhr Triennale
Scottish Opera
Teatro Sociale di Como
Anniversary Production (Britten)
Peter Grimes on the Beach, Aldeburgh Music
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Parque Lage
Gloriana, Royal Opera House/Staatsoper Hamburg
Anniversary Production (Verdi)
La Forza del Destino, Bayerische Staatsoper
La traviata, La Scala
Les Vêpres Siciliennes, Royal Opera House
Verdi Trilogy, Staatsoper Hamburg
Anniversary Production (Wagner)
Ring Cycle, Opera Australia
Parsifal, Metropolitan Opera
Parsifal, Vlaamse Opera in Antwerp and Gent
Das Rheingold, Geneva Opera
CD (Complete Opera)
Handel: Serse (Chandos)
Verdi: Otello (CSO Resound)
Wagner: Der Fliegende Hollander / Dietsch: Le Vaisseau Fantome (Naïve)
George Benjamin: Written on Skin, Duet for Piano and Orchestra (Nimbus Records)
Donizetti: Belisario (Opera Rara)
Britten: The Rape of Lucretia (Virgin Classics)
Humperdinck: Königskinder (Oehms Classics)
CD (Operatic Recital)
Andrzej Dobber: Arias (Dux)
Bejun Mehta: Che puro ciel – The Rise of Classical Opera (Harmonia Mundi)
Xavier Sabata: Handel: Bad Guys (Aparte)
Ann Hallenberg: Hidden Handel (Naïve)
Chorus
Bayreuth Festival
Deutsche Oper Berlin
MusicAeterna (Perm State Opera)
The Metropolitan Opera
Welsh National Opera
Wexford Festival Opera
Conductor
Teodor Currentzis
Sir Mark Elder
Andris Nelsons
Gianandrea Noseda
Kirill Petrenko
Simone Young
Designer
Paul Brown
Aleksandar Denić
Robert Jones
Brigitte Reiffenstuel
Leslie Travers
Director
Calixto Bieito
Tatjana Gürbaca
Barrie Kosky
Martin Kušej
Dmitri Tcherniakov
Graham Vick
DVD
Britten: The Rape Of Lucretia (Opus Arte)
Cherubini: Medée (Bel Air Classiques)
Charpentier: David & Jonathas (Bel Air Classiques)
Prokofiev: The Gambler (Mariinsky)
Debussy: Pelleas et Melisande (Naïve)
Heggie: Moby-Dick (EuroArts)
Ades: The Tempest (Deutsche Grammophon)
Female Singer
Diana Damrau
Christine Goerke
Anja Harteros
Christiane Karg
Petra Lang
Adrienne Pieczonka
Krassimira Stoyanova
Festival
Festival d’Aix-en-Provence
Bregenz Festival
Glyndebourne
Longborough Festival Opera
Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro
Wexford Festival Opera
Male Singer
Alessandro Corbelli
Stéphane Degout
Bryan Hymel
Peter Mattei
Luca Pisaroni
Stuart Skelton
Michael Volle
Ludovic Tézier
New Production
Guillaume Tell, Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro
Lulu, Welsh National Opera
Norma, Salzburg Festival
Die Soldaten, Opernhaus Zürich/Komische Oper Berlin
Les Vêpres Siciliennes, Royal Opera
Wozzeck, English National Opera
Opera Company
Bayerische Staatsoper
Komische Oper, Berlin
Metropolitan Opera
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Vlaamse Opera
Opernhaus Zürich
Philanthropist
Edgar Foster Daniels
Alan and Jette Parker
Club des Mécènes
The Neubauer Family Foundation
Readers' Award
Piotr Beczała
Joseph Calleja
Joyce DiDonato
Renée Fleming
Juan Diego Flórez
Anna Netrebko
Bryn Terfel
Rediscovered Work
Cristina, regina di Svezia (Foroni), Wexford
Elena (Cavalli), Festival d’Aix-en-Provence
L’Olimpiade (Mysliveček), Dijon-Caen-Luxembourg-Prague
Oresteia (Taneyev), Bard SummerScape
World Premiere
Champion (Terence Blanchard), Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
The Merchant of Venice (André Tchaikowsky), Bregenz Festival
Oscar (Theodore Morrison), Santa Fe Opera
Qudsja Zaher (Paweł Szymański), Polish National Opera
Spuren der Verirrten (Philip Glass), Landestheater Linz
Young Singer
Emöke Baráth
Jamie Barton
Helena Dix
Joyce El-Khoury
Joélle Harvey
Duncan Rock
Corinne Winters
Pretty Yende