Elīna Garanča will be honoured as Singer of the Year at the 2020 OPUS-KLASSIK. Elīna has been the recipient of many awards, including Musical America’s Vocalist of the Year in 2010, MIDEM’s Singer of the Year in 2007, and the ECHO Klassik’s 2007 Female Singer of the Year. Other category award-winners include Duncan Ward, Thomas Zehetmair, Elsa Dreisig and Emmanuelle Haïm. The full list can be viewed here.
Karina Canellakis also takes part in the celebrations as she leads the Konzerthausorchester Berlin onstage at the Konzerthaus. The ceremony will be broadcast on ZDF and feature live performances and clips from the artists.