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2019 Jean Shanks/Richard Lewis award
Brandenburg Chorus Festival of London
Richard Lewis Award 2016
Royal Academy of Music
christina gansch soprano
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richard lewis award 2013
richard lewis jean shanks award
richard lewis jean shanks trust
richard lewis tenor
royal academy of music
soprano emily garland
May 6, 2019
LtoR: Nigel Lewis, Michael Ronan, Yuki Akimoto, Shiori Hosoda, Paul Grant, Bernadette Johns, Benjamin Mead.
An amazing recital featuring Poulenc, Britten and Loewe was held at the Royal Academy of Music (RAM) on Wednesday 1st May performed the two winners from la...
March 14, 2018
After an exciting and challenging competition among Royal Academny of Music musicians who entered to win the 2018 Richard Lewis/Jean Shanks Award, we can now reveal the winner.
Baritone Paul Grant is the winner after singing pieces by Leoncavallo, Lowewe, Herbert, Me...
September 27, 2016
The winner of the £15,000 Richard Lewis Award for 2016 was announced last night at the Royal Academy of Music's Duke Hall following three days of auditions.
Winner Richard Walshe was educated at King's School, Gloucester before being awarded a scholarship to the Royal A...
September 21, 2016
This week the Richard Lewis/Jean Shanks Trust donated £100,000 to the Royal Academy of Music to enable it to complete funding for part of its new theatre, which is due to start construction within its Marylebone main campus.
Founder and trustee Elizabeth Muir-Lewis trav...
September 15, 2016
Austrian TV channel Servus TV recently broadcast its documentary on Glyndebourne under the 'Kultour Mit Holender' series, including footage shot by Richard Lewis.
The 25-minute programme looked at the opera house through a particularly Germanic lens, partly because se...
February 23, 2016
A concert is to take place at this year’s Brandenburg Chorus Festival of London that will, as well as being a wonderful opportunity to hear choral singing, help raise funds for the Trust.
The festival, which runs during its Spring series until May each year, gives cho...
August 4, 2015
An enquiry from a young student tenor has led to the re-discovery of a rare recording of John Dowland songs by Richard Lewis during the early 1950s for now-defunct label London Records.
Sebastian Tucker, who is studying in London at the moment, wrote to the founder of...
March 5, 2015
The winner of the 2015 Richard Lewis/Jean Shanks Award was announced on 19th February at the Royal Academy of Music in London after a week of competition.
Soprano Emily Garland (pictured below receiving her prize), who hails from Somerset and is in her first year with...
January 5, 2015
The Richard Lewis/Jean Shanks is sponsoring this year's Song Circle concert on the 1st February at London's Wigmore Hall.
Song Circle is a concert series that takes places in different venues across London featuring some of the Royal Academy's most accomplished studen...
October 31, 2014
(A picture of Richard Lewis outside the Royal Academy of Music's theatre)
At a packed event hosted by the Royal Academy of Music to celebrate the centenary of the Richard Lewis/Jean Shanks Trust, the charity's founder Elizabeth Muir Lewis revealed a host of new initiat...
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This year's award winners gather at Paul Grant and Shiori Hosoda recital
Winner of the 2018 Richard Lewis/Jean Shanks Award is: Baritone Paul Grant
Winner of 2016 Richard Lewis Award is: bass baritone Richard Walshe
£100,000 to help the Royal Academy of Music build a new theatre and recital hall
Richard's rare colour 1950s film of Glyndebourne on Austrian TV
London concert to raise funds for the Trust
Rare 1950s Dowland recording found
Congratulations to Emily Garland!
Wigmore Hall Song Circle in memory of Richard Lewis
Major new funding for singers during our centenary year
Last week the prelimanry auditions took place in The Royal Academy of Music, London to choose the finalists in the Richard Lewis /Jean Shanks competit...
Finalists for 2014 Richard Lewis/Jean Shanks Award are chosen
February 19, 2014