The International Opera Awards 2013 - The Winners

The inaugural International Opera Awards took place tonight at London's Hilton Park Lane hotel. Here's the full list of winners...

Opera Magazine Readers' Award: Jonas Kaufmann

The World Premiere Award: George Benjamin's Written on Skin (Aix Festival)

Young Singer Of The Year Award: Sophie Bevan

Newcomer Of The Year: Daniele Rustioni

New Production of the Year Award: The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh (Netherlands Opera)

CD (Complete Opera) Of The Year Award: Alessandro (Decca)

CD (Operatic Recital) Of The Year Award: Christian Gerhaher (Sony)

Director Of The Year Award: Dmitri Tcherniakov

Chorus Of The Year: Cape Town Opera

Conductor Of The Year: Antonio Pappano

The Accessibility Award: Metropolitan Opera

DVD of the Year: Il Trittico (Opus Arte)

Lighting Designer Of The Year Award: Paule Constable

Set Designer Of The Year Award: Anthony McDonald

Costumer Designer Of The Year: Buki Shiff

Festival Opera Of The Year: Salzburg Festival

Philanthropist / Sponsor Of The Year: Sir Peter Moore

Rediscovered Work: Charpentier's David et Jonathas

Opera Orchestra of the Year Award: Metropolitan Opera

Opera Company of the Year Award: Oper Frankfurt

The Male Singer Of The Year: Jonas Kaufmann

Female Singer Of The Year: Nina Stemme

Lifetime Achievement Award: Sir George Christie

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