Classic Brit Awards 2013

The Classic BRIT Awards 2013

Classic BRITs 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.

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  • 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.

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