Sir Mark Elder CH CBE accepts South Bank Sky Arts Classical Award on behalf of the Hallé and BBC Philharmonic

The 2018 South Bank Sky Arts Awards were announced at the Savoy Hotel on Sunday July 1st and the Classical Award went to the Hallé and BBC Philharmonic for their joint performance of Schoenberg’s epic Gurrelieder, conducted by Sir Mark Elder CH CBE at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall on June 4th 2017. The other nominees were the LSO for ‘This is Rattle’ and the LPO for Enescu’s Oedipe. Gurrelieder also featured Graham Clark in the role of Klaus Narr.