The International Opera Awards 2014: full list of winners

Joseph Calleja and Diana Damrau are among the singers recognised at 'The Operas' this year, as well as Aldeburgh's Britten anniversary production of Peter Grimes on the Beach

International Opera Awards 2014

The stars of the opera world were out in force this evening for the second annual Opera Awards. After performances from Stuart Skelton, winner of the Male Singer Award, Duncan Rock, Young Singer of the Year nominee 2013 and 2014, Susana Gasper and Phoebe Haines, accompanied by Gary Matthewman and Marek Ruszczynski, winners in 22 categories were announced at London's Grosvenor Hotel.

Winners 2014: full list


Teatro Sociale di Como


Anniversary Production (Britten)

Peter Grimes on the beach (Aldeburgh Festival)


Anniversary Production (Verdi)

Verdi trilogy – La battaglia di Legnano, I due Foscari, I Lombardi (Hamburg Staatsoper)


Anniversary Production

Parsifal (Vlaamse Opera)


CD (Complete Opera)

Otello (Chicago Symphony Orchestra Resound)


CD (Operatic Recital)

Ann Hallenberg – Hidden Handel (Naïve)



Bayreuth Festival



Kirill Petrenko



Paul Brown



Barrie Kosky



David et Jonathas (Bel Air Classiques)


Female Singer

Diana Damrau





Lifetime Achievement

Gerard Mortier


Male Singer

Stuart Skelton


New Production

Norma (Salzburg Festival)


Opera Company

Oper Zurich



Edgar Foster Daniels


Readers’ Award

Joseph Calleja


Rediscovered Work

Cristina, regina di Svezia (Wexford Festival)


World Premiere

The Merchant of Venice (Bregenz Festival)


Young Singer

Jamie Barton