The AESS Senior Prize
The Patricia Routledge National English Song Competition 2015
The Final took place on Wednesday, May 13th at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire for Music & Dance.
Chairman, Sarah Leonard, welcomed the audience and introduced the evening.
Five singers sang a twenty minute themed recital of their choosing using poetry, prose and English song which the enthusiastic members of the audience greatly enjoyed.
The judges, Julia Dewhurst, Nigel Cliffe, Gavin Roberts and Jonathan Courage were impressed by the variety and strength of the performances and awarded the prizes accordingly:
1st Prize of £2,000 Rhiannon Llewellyn – Soprano
2nd Prize of £1,000 Richard Moore – Bass-Baritone
3rd Prize of £1,000 David Jones – Baritone
The Accompanist’s Prize of £1,000 Peter Foggitt
Patricia Routledge was on hand to present the awards and we thank her for her support of this important competition.
The Director and Staff of Trinity Laban
Susan Field – Treasurer
Stephen Miles – Co-ordinator
Nigel Cliffe announces the winners
David Jones (3rd) receives his cheque from Patricia Routledge
Richard Moore (2nd)
Rhiannon Llewellyn (1st) also accepts a cheque on behalf of her pianist, Peter Foggitt, who won the accompanist’s prize
David Jones, Rhiannon Llewellyn, Patricia Routledge, Sarah Leonard, Richard Moore