Nominations by category
Outstanding Achievement in Opera
English Touring Opera for its brave and challenging touring productions at the Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House Winner
English Touring Opera is nominated for its acclaimed productions of Michael Tippett’s elegant and vibrant King Priam and Britten’s rarely performed operetta Paul Bunyan. The stylishly staged pair played at the Covent Garden venue as part of a UK tour.
Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez for their performances in La Donna Del Lago at the Royal Opera House
Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez won the hearts of the critics and public alike for their impeccable performances in Rossini’s passionate romance as the titular lady of the lake and the benevolent king of Scotland.
Plácido Domingo for his performance in Nabucco at the Royal Opera House
At the age of 72, legendary baritone Plácido Domingo added the role of Verdi’s Nabucco to his repertoire in Daniele Abbado’s ambitious and innovative production, triumphing with a powerful and poignant performance as a man descending into madness.