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"Peer Gynt", Staatstheater Braunschweig
Finalist, Rediscovered Work of the Year 2016
(Image: Volker Beinhorn)

2018 International Opera Awards sponsored by Mazars

7.00pm, Monday 9th April 2018
London Coliseum

Hosted by
Petroc Trelawny

Opera’s answer to the Oscars, this annual red-carpet ceremony honours outstanding achievement on stage, backstage and in the pit, with awards including Singer of the Year, Opera Company of the Year and the annual Lifetime Achievement Award. Awards for Young Singer and Newcomer recognised emerging talent.

Directed by Ella Marchment, the evening will also feature performances by some of opera’s greatest names, accompanied by a live orchestra. Performers will be announced soon.

2018 sees over 100 candidates in the running for twenty different awards. Shortlists have been whittled down by an expert jury, chaired by OperaMagazine editor John Allison, from thousands of nominations submitted by opera audiences and professionals worldwide

Founded by opera lover and philanthropist Harry Hyman, the Awards exist not only to celebrate established stars, but to support the next generation of talent. The Awards raise money for the Opera Awards Foundation, a charity which awards bursaries to aspiring operatic talent around the world.

Dress Code: Glamorous

Tickets £10-£150. Bookings open soon via the London Coliseum.

Limited VIP packages are also available. Contact us to learn more.

Opera Awards Foundation Gala Dinner

Monday 25th September, 2017

Our annual Gala Dinner, to raise funds for the Opera Awards Foundation to provide bursaries for aspiring operatic talent, took place on Monday 25th September at the spectacular UnderGlobe on the South Bank (21 New Globe Walk, London SE1 9DT).

Tenor Bryan Hymel and soprano Irini Kyriakidou appeared as our headline performers, joining our own Opera Awards Foundation bursary winners in a programme of songs and arias inspired by our Shakespearean setting.

Attendees enjoyed a champagne reception and a three course dinner.