Richard Lewis/Jean Shanks Award and Webb Award for Accompanists

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The final round of the highly prestigious Richard Lewis/Jean Shanks Award for postgraduate vocal students at the Academy. The award, created to celebrate the great British tenor Richard Lewis (1914-1990), is endowed by the Richard Lewis Trust and the eminent pathologist Dr Jean Shanks.

A major award for the best accompanist is also generously donated by Brenda Webb, a close friend and admirer of Richard Lewis.

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