Classic Brit Awards 2013
The Classic BRIT Awards 2013
Catch-up on the most exciting night of the year in classical music! The winners, the red carpet and the ceremony, as well as interviews with the stars.
You can also follow our live blog of the day's events.
- Lang Lang was announced as recipient of the International Artist award, while Luciano Pavarotti was posthumously awarded the Lifetime Achievement gong.
- Movie music composer Hans Zimmer was given the Outstanding Contribution award at this year's ceremony, in recognition of his prolific output for the genre.
- Performing at the 2013 ceremony were pianist Lang Lang, composer Ludovico Einaudi and saxophonist Amy Dickson
- Lang Lang dueted with violinist Nicola Benedetti, and Les Misérables stars Alfie Boe and Samantha Barks will also perform
- The ceremony also featured the first TV performance by Gareth Malone's Voices choir
- Zimmer's music was celebrated in an epic audio-visual tribute on the night.
Classic BRIT Awards 2013: winners
Classic BRIT Awards Winners 2013: full list
Classic BRIT Awards 2013: the ceremony
The Les Misérables star chats to us on the red carpet at the Classic BRITs 2013
Lucy Coward caught up with BRITs host and Classic FM presenter Myleene Klass on the red carpet.
Nominated for Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja speaks backstage at the Classic BRIT Awards.
The legendary tenor was honoured with a posthumous award at the ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall
Dutch violin superstar becomes first artist to win the same award three years in a row.
Britain's Got Talent singing sensations Jonathan and Charlotte arrive at the Royal Albert Hall for the Classic BRIT Awards.
Classic FM presenter John Suchet arrives on the red carpet at the Royal Albert Hall for the 2013 Classic BRIT Awards, and calls for more young people to get into classical music.
The tenor wins his first ever Classic BRIT Award
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What's on Lang Lang's The Chopin Album? Get to know the music as the pianist shows us his take on these Romantic piano works.
Our track-by-track guide to Friar Alessandro's Classic BRIT-nominated album, Voice From Assisi
Explore Nicola Benedetti's ode to film music greats in our handy guide
A stunning and unexpected return - Richard Clayderman's Romantique takes a selection of classical favourites and turns them into piano favourites
The Italian composer and pianist is no stranger to the Classic BRITs, and this year he's up for two
The Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja has got tongues wagging all over the place, with many referring to him as the next Pavarotti - is he worthy?
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A stunning celebration of opera, Andrea Bocelli's new album is called, unsurprisingly, Opera. Including fantastic recordings of arias from composers like Verdi, Puccini and Bizet.
After his last record waltzed off with the Classic BRIT Award for Album of the Year in 2012, André Rieu is back with a collection of hits from the silver screen.
Wynne Evans - tenor and Classic FM presenter - arrives at the Royal Albert Hall for the Classic BRIT Awards 2013.
Choirboy sensation Jack Topping arrives on the red carpet at the Classic BRIT Awards to make his Royal Albert Hall debut.