Welcome to the
Kathleen Ferrier Awards

Thank you for visiting the home page of the Kathleen Ferrier Awards.

The 2021 Competition was completed on the evening of Sunday, 14th November. The jury, chaired this year by Sir Thomas Allen, awarded the following prizes:

  • Hugh Cutting – First Prize
  • Laura Peresivana – Second Prize
  • Helen Charlston – Ferrier Loveday Song Prize
  • Ilan Kurtser – Accompanist’s Prize

Further details about the winners can be found by following this link.

The semi-finals and finals will be available to watch on this website from 7:30pm on each of these dates:

  • Semi-Final 1 – 29th November
  • Semi-Final 2 – 30th November
  • Semi-Final 3 – 1st December
  • Semi-Final 4 – 2nd December
  • Final 1 – 4th December
  • Final 2 – 5th December

A page for the recordings will be posted on the site nearer the time. The recordings will remain available for one month after the latest of them has been shown and can be watched at any time during that period.

Meanwhile, applications for the 2022 Competition, which will return to our usual schedule in the Spring, with the semi-finals and final at Wigmore Hall, are now open. The details for how to apply and links to all the relevant details can be found can be found here.

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