2014 Helpmann Award Winners Announced

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Tonight, Sydney’s Capitol Theatre hosted the 2014 Helpmann Awards, recognising distinguished artistic achievement and excellence in Australia’s live performance scene. 

SoundsLikeSydney congratulates all the nominees and the winners. Here are the winners in the Opera and Classical Music categories:

Best opera The Melbourne Ring Cycle (Opera Australia)

Best male performer in an opera Terje Stensvold for The Melbourne Ring Cycle (Opera Australia)

Best female performer in an opera Christine Goerke for Elektra (Sydney Symphony Orchestra)

Best male performer in a supporting role in an opera Warwick Fyfe for The Melbourne Ring Cycle (Opera Australia)

Best female performer in a supporting role in an opera Jacqueline Dark for The Melbourne Ring Cycle (Opera Australia)

Best Direction of an Opera Neil Armfield for The Melbourne Ring Cycle (Opera Australia)

Best original score Iain Grandage for When Time Stops (Expressions Dance Company and Queensland Performing Arts Centre in association with Brisbane Festival)

Best individual classical music performance Julia Lezhneva for Julia Lezhneva with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (Hobart Baroque)

Best chamber and/or instrumental ensemble concert The Jerusalem Project (Melbourne Recital Centre and Sydney Opera House)

Best symphony orchestra concert Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (Arts Centre Melbourne, Perth Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre and Sydney Opera House)

Best music direction Pietari Inkinen for The Melbourne Ring Cycle (Opera Australia)

Read the full list of winners.

 

 

 
Posted on August 19, 2014 @ 0.03
 

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