2013 sees the inaugural year for The Opera Awards which are to be held on Monday 22nd April at The London Hilton on Park Lane. These awards are international and the aims of the awards are threefold:

to recognise and reward achievement in the opera field
to raise the profile of opera as a genre and
to provide bursaries for emerging talent within the opera field worldwide.

More information can be found on the web site is at www.operaawards.org

Nominations are still open and will close at the end of the month - these can also be made by anyone through the website