The Opera Awards is an annual dinner and celebratory award show with a focus on recognising and rewarding excellence in the world of Opera.
The inaugural event will be held in London in April and will be run in conjunction with Opera Magazine and presented in association with Classic FM.
The Awards will generate a number of bursaries for aspiring talent within the Opera World. These will be awarded on the night of the awards for emerging artists of any age and category.
The categories will be judged by an independent panel of industry experts, and presented at a glittering ceremony at the Hilton Park Lane on the 22 April 2013.The full list of finalists can be viewed here.
Categories at the opera awards include best female singer, best male singer, best young singer as well as a range of awards for behind the scenes including lighting, costume design and opera company.
For tickets to the glamorous event and to say that you were there at the first annual opera awards, please visit the opera awards website or contact your concierge.