During the Winners’ announcement, Sir John Tomlinson, one of the judges, addressed the finalists and said of their recitals, “Thank you for eight excellent performances. You have given us a lot of pleasure and it was difficult reaching a decision.” Philip Fowke, who had also been judging, also described his “great pleasure” at listening to the afternoon of performances.
The Winners of the 2019 Maureen Lehane Vocal Awards are:
Harriet Burns, Soprano
Annabel Kennedy, Mezzo-Soprano
Caroline Taylor, Soprano
Ana Manastireanu, playing for Annabel Kennedy
Rebecca Leggett, Mezzo-Soprano