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Prix Lauritz Melchior award

Monday, 27 April 2009 - 2:07pm

The Prix Lauritz Melchior, Académie du disque lyrique (Paris) was awarded to Timothy Mussard for his role as Siegfried in Melba's Götterdämmerung recording.This prestigious award recognized Mussard as the outstanding Heldentenor recorded that year.

The Académie is funded by the Foundation of Pierre Berge and Yves Saint Laurent and the jury was comprised of a panel of 17 music critics and music scholars. This international award recognizes a helden tenor and is named for the late Danish heldentenor ("heroic tenor") who excelled in the music dramas of Richard Wagner.
Congratulations to Timothy Mussard.