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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
richard lewis award
richard lewis award 2013
richard lewis jean shanks award
richard lewis jean shanks trust
richard lewis tenor
royal academy of music
soprano emily garland
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...
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...
February 19, 2014
Last week the prelimanry auditions took place in The Royal Academy of Music, London to choose the finalists in the Richard Lewis /Jean Shanks competition, which is now in its 14th year.
The adjudicators were Mark Wildman (Head of vocal) Ingrid Surgenor (Accompanists pr...
November 1, 2013
Last night (31st October) Austrian-born Soprano Christina Gansch gave her winner's recital at the Royal Academy of Music in central London.
Performing in the adademy's famous Duke's Hall with Tom Primrose on the piano (himself winner of the 2013 Webb Award for Piano Ac...
May 7, 2013
On May 8th the 2013 final took place at the Royal Academy of Music in London of the annual Richard Lewis-Jean Shanks Award.
It was agreed among the adudicators that the singers competing were possibly the best line up heard for many years.
Emily Garland who was the f...
This year's award winners gather at Paul Grant and Shiori Hosoda recital
May 6, 2019
Winner of the 2018 Richard Lewis/Jean Shanks Award is: Baritone Paul Grant
March 14, 2018
Winner of 2016 Richard Lewis Award is: bass baritone Richard Walshe
September 27, 2016
£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
September 15, 2016
London concert to raise funds for the Trust
February 23, 2016
Rare 1950s Dowland recording found
August 4, 2015
Congratulations to Emily Garland!
March 5, 2015
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