12 February 2014 at 2.10pm | Comment on this article
The nominations for this year's Opera Awards have been announced, with the shortlist featuring a number of Royal Opera artists and productions.
Richard Jones's production of Gloriana and Stefan Herheim's production of Les Vêpres siciliennes have been nominated for Best Anniversary production. The latter is also nominated in the Best New Production category.
The Royal Opera is nominated in the Best Opera Company category.
The recording of George Benjamin's Written on Skin, which had its UK premiere at the Royal Opera House in 2013, is nominated for Best CD of a Complete Opera.
Paul Brown is nominated in the Best Designer category. Paul will return to The Royal Opera for Jonathan Kent's production of Puccini's Manon Lescaut later this Season.
Alan and Jette Parker, who support The Royal Opera's Jette Parker Young Artist Programme are nominated in the Philanthropy/Sponsor category.
Piotr Beczala, Joseph Calleja, Joyce DiDonato, Renée Fleming, Juan Diego Flórez, Anna Netrebko and Bryn Terfel are nominated for the Readers' award. All have recently sung, or are due to sing at the Royal Opera House in the near future.
The details of all 2014 nominees can be found on the Opera Awards website.