New Elizabethan Award (for guitarists and lutenists)

A biennial award for classical guitarists and lutenists for the performance of solo and/or ensemble music, written by composers from the two Elizabethan ages.
The award has a total value of £15,000 and is generously sponsored by David & Sandra Brierwood, Michael Beverley, Miles Roberts and the Kathleen Hannay Memorial Charity.

The holder of the 2020/21 award is Michael Butten.

Please download an application form and the award regulations using the links below. The deadline for the receipt of applications is 30th April 2022.

The Selection Round will take place live on 14th July 2022 at the Royal Academy of Music in London and will be judged by Emma Kirkby DBE, John Gilhooly CBE, Julian Anderson CBE, Nigel North, Craig Ogden, Christopher Stell and Michael Lewin (chair).