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2019 Royal Philharmonic Society Awards

Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Andrew McGregor present the 30th Royal Philharmonic Society Awards ceremony at the Battersea Arts Centre in London.

The Royal Philharmonic Society was founded in 1813 'to promote the performance, in the most perfect manner possible, of the best and most approved instrumental music.' This year it hosts its 30th awards ceremony at the Battersea Arts Centre in London. Celebrating the outstanding, the pioneering and the inspirational in classical music, it encompasses superstars of the stage along with unsung heroes of the music world. Awards include the coveted RPS Gold Medal, which has been awarded to outstanding musicians since 1870, and a brand new Gamechanger Award for an individual, group or organisation who has broken new ground in classical music.

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Andrew McGregor

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2 hours, 15 minutes

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Saltarello - Symphony No.4 'Italian'

    Ensemble: A4 Brass Quartet.
  • Tansy Davies

    Cave (extract)

    Singer: Mark Padmore. Singer: Elaine Mitchener. Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Geoffrey Paterson.
  • Gerald Finzi

    A Severn Rhapsody

    Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Finale from String Quartet in G major, Op.76 No.1

    Ensemble: Castalian String Quartet.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata No.1 in G minor, BWV 1001

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova.
  • Rebecca Saunders

    Yes (extract)

    Singer: Juliet Fraser. Ensemble: Ensemble Musik Fabrik. Conductor: Enno Poppe.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Spring Song

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paavo Berglund.
  • Meredith Monk

    Double Fiesta

    Ensemble: The Hermes Experiment.
  • Richard Strauss

    Four Last Songs

    Singer: Nina Stemme. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano.
  • Franz Liszt

    Les jeux d'eaux à la Villa d'Este (3me Années de pèlerinage)

    Performer: Bertrand Chamayou.
    • Liszt: Annees de Pelerinage: Bertrand Chamayou.
    • Naive.
    • 4.

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