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The second annual Opera Awards 2014 nominations announced

The nominations and the awards have and will be decided by the judging panel, made up of chairman John Allison, critics Hugh Canning, Fiona Maddocks and George Loomis, and Sir Peter Jonas, the former Intendant of Bavarian State Opera, Elaine Padmore the Director of Opera at Covent Garden until 2011, and Nicholas Payne who is Director of Opera Europa. The Opera Awards will take place on Monday 7th April at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane, London. Full list of nominations: Accessibility Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe Opera Australia—Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour Ruhr Triennale Scottish Opera Teatro Sociale di Como Anniversary Production Britten: Peter Grimes on the beach (Aldeburgh Festival) A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro) Gloriana (Hamburg Staatsoper/Royal Opera) Verdi: La forza del destino (Bayerische Staatsoper) La traviata (La Scala) Les Vêpres siciliennes (Royal Opera) Verdi trilogy (Hamburg Staatsoper) Wagner: The Melbourne Ring (Opera Australia) Parsifal (Metropolitan Opera) Parsifal (Vlaamse Opera) Das Rheingold (Grand Théâtre de Genève) CD (Complete Opera) Belisario (Donizetti), c. Mark Elder (Opera Rara) Der fliegende Holländer/Le Vaisseau fantôme (Wagner/Dietsch), c. Marc Minkowski (Naïve) Königskinder (Humperdinck), c. Sebastian Weigle (Oehms Classics) Otello (Verdi), c. Riccardo Muti (CSO Resound) The Rape of Lucretia (Britten), c. Oliver Knussen (Erato/Warner Classics) Serse (Handel), c. Christian Curnyn (Chandos) Written on Skin (Benjamin), c. George Benjamin (Nimbus) CD (Operatic Recital) Andrzej Dobber: Arias (DUX) Ann Hallenberg: Hidden Handel (Naïve) Bejun Mehta: Che puro ciel (Harmonia Mundi) Xavier Sabata: Bad Guys (Aparte) Chorus Bayreuth Festival Deutsche Oper Berlin Metropolitan Opera MusicAeterna—Perm State Opera Welsh National Opera Wexford Festival Conductor Teodor Currentzis Mark Elder Andris Nelsons Gianandrea Noseda Kirill Petrenko Simone Young Designer Paul Brown Aleksandar Denić Robert Jones Brigitte Reiffenstuel Leslie Travers Director Calixto Bieito Tatjana Gürbaca Barrie Kosky Martin Kušej Dmitri Tcherniakov Graham Vick DVD David et Jonathas (Charpentier), c. William Christie, p. Andreas Homoki (Bel Air Classiques) The Gambler (Prokofiev), c. Valery Gergiev, p. Temur Chkheidze (Mariinsky) Médée (Cherubini), c. Christophe Rousset, p. Krzysztof Warlikowski (Bel Air Classiques) Moby-Dick (Heggie), c. Patrick Summers, p. Leonard Foglia (Euroarts) Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy), c. Stefan Soltesz, p. Nikolaus Lehnhoff (Arthaus) The Rape of Lucretia (Britten), c. Paul Daniel, p. David McVicar (Opus Arte) The Tempest (Adès), c. Thomas Adès, p. Robert Lepage (DG) Female Singer Diana Damrau Christine Goerke Anja Harteros Christiane Karg Petra Lang Adrianne Pieczonka Krassimira Stoyanova Festival Aix-en-Provence Bregenz Glyndebourne Longborough Pesaro Wexford Male Singer Stéphane Degout Bryan Hymel Peter Mattei Luca Pisaroni Stuart Skelton Michael Volle Ludovic Tézier New Production Die Frau ohne Schatten, Bayerische Staatsoper Guillaume Tell, Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro Lulu, Welsh National Opera Norma, Salzburg Festival Die Soldaten, Oper Zurich Les Vêpres siciliennes, Royal Opera Wozzeck, ENO Opera Company Bayerische Staatsoper Komische Oper, Berlin Metropolitan Opera Royal Opera, Covent Garden Vlaamse Opera Oper Zurich Philanthropist/Sponsor Edgar Foster Daniels Alan and Jette Parker Club des Mécènes The Neubauer Family Foundation Readers’ Award Piotr Beczała Joseph Calleja Joyce DiDonato Renée Fleming Juan Diego Flórez Anna Netrebko Bryn Terfel Rediscovered Work Cristina, regina di Svezia (Foroni), Wexford Elena (Cavalli), Aix-en-Provence L’Olympiade (Myslivešek), Dijon-Caen-Luxembourg-Prague Oresteia (Taneyev), Bard SummerScape World Premiere Champion (Terence Blanchard), Opera Theatre of Saint Louis The Merchant of Venice (André Tchaikowsky), Bregenz Festival Oscar (Theodore Morrison), Santa Fe Opera Qudsja Zaher (Paweł Szymański), Polish National Opera Spuren der Verirrten (Philip Glass), Landestheater Linz Young Singer Emöke Baráth Jamie Barton Helena Dix Joyce El-Khoury Joélle Harvey Duncan Rock Corinne Winters Pretty Yende