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Winners of The 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