Awards hat-trick for Opera House
London’s Royal Opera House and conductor Sir Charles Mackerras have taken the top prizes at the Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) awards.
Sir Charles received the RPS Gold Medal and BBC Radio 3 Listeners Award at the event honouring live classical music.
The opera house won the conductor award for music director Antonio Pappano and the singer award for Ben Heppner.
Composer Thomas Ades took the large-scale composition prize for the opera house production of The Tempest.
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