Countdown to the Classic BRITs - Sunday 29 September

The glitziest night in the classical music calendar is almost upon us, so Anne-Marie Minhall takes a final look at the nominees and performers who'll be appearing on Wednesday night.

Nicola Benedetti

With just three days to go until this year’s Classic BRIT Awards  presented by Myleene Klass  – Anne-Marie Minhall  takes one last look at the nominated artists.  

Nicola Benedetti  is nominated for both the Female Artist of the Year and Classic FM Album of the Year awards, the first of which she has won twice before. It's the 10th time she has been nominated for a Classic BRIT.

Pianist Lang Lang , who is performing at the Classic BRITs ceremony, is nominated in both the Male Artist and Classic FM Album of the Year categories. 

Tenors Joseph Calleja, Jonas Kaufmann and composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi are all also nominated for two awards each. Einaudi will be performing at the ceremony as well. 

Film composer Hans Zimmer, who will be performing on the night, has already been announced as this year's recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Music award, but he will also be competing in the coveted Composer category against Einaudi  and Arvo Pärt. 

Find out all the last minute news about them and the other performers and nominees with Anne-Marie.

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