ENO Chorus triumph at International Opera Awards

16th May 2016 in News

Last night, Sunday 15 May, at the Savoy Theatre, London, the winners of the International Opera Awards were announced at a ceremony hosted by BBC Radio 3 presenter Petroc Trelawny. We are delighted to announce that the ENO Chorus won the Chorus Award. The award was collected by Chorus Master Stephen Harris alongside members of the ENO Chorus.

Congratulations also to designer Vicki Mortimer who won the Designer award. Vicki recently designed ENO’s first children’s opera, The Way Back Home and will be designing Ryan Wigglesworth’s new opera The Winter’s Tale which premieres in February 2017.

Here is a full list of winners:

The Opera Platform

CD Complete Opera
Les Martyrs (Opera Rara)

CD Operatic Recital
Ann Hallenberg: Agrippina (DHM)

English National Opera

Gianandrea Noseda

Vicki Mortimer

Laurent Pelly

The Tsar’s Bride (Bel Air)

Female Singer
Mariella Devia


Lifetime Achievement
Brigitte Fassbaender

Male Singer
Gregory Kunde

New Production
Peter Grimes (Theater an der Wien)

Opera Company
Dutch National Opera

Bill & Judy Bollinger
Christine Collins

Rediscovered Work
Le Roi Carotte (Opéra de Lyon)

World Premiere
Cold Mountain (Santa Fe Opera)

Young Conductor
Giacomo Sagripanti

Young Director
Fabio Ceresa

Young Female Singer
Asmik Grigorian

Young Male Singer
Stanislas de Barbeyrac

Readers’ Award Winner
Ermonela Jaho