2016: Opera and Music Theatre

Annouced 9 May 2017

Donated by Sir Simon and Victoria, Lady Robey OBE

Opera North: Ring Cycle

"The Award goes to Opera North for the completion of its magnificent Ring Cycle, a feat of planning and musical excellence led by conductor Richard Farnes with British and international casts. This culmination of 6 cycles, following 5 years of concert stagings, reached huge audiences in 5 cities in England."

Other Shortlisted Nomination in this Category

Garsington Opera: Idomeneo
Royal Opera: 4.48 Psychosis (Philip Venables)

Opera and Music Theatre Jury 

David Pickard (Chair)
Jeremy Caulton
Fiona Maddocks
Jenny Slack
Bill Bankes-Jones