LCO shortlisted for Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards 2010
Thursday 8 April 2010
We are very excited to announce that the LCO has been shortlisted for this year’s Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards, the UK’s most prestigious accolade for live classical music. The shortlist was announced live this afternoon on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune, with LCO receiving a nomination in the Audience Development category – for an imaginative project, designed to inspire and develop a new audience for live classical music-making. Click here to ‘listen again’ to today’s In Tune on BBC iPlayer (1:38.25).
The awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday 11 May at The Dorchester, hosted by BBC Radio 3 presenters Sean Rafferty and Sara Mohr-Pietsch, with awards presented by Sir John Tomlinson. This year’s keynote speech will be made by Turner Prize winner, Grayson Perry. Click here for full details, and here to download the official RPS Music Awards press release.