UK collecting societies PRS for Music and PPL are presenting the Special Achievement Award at the 40th Gramophone Classical Music Awards.
The ceremony, which takes place on 13 September in London, celebrates the best in the year’s classical music releases, shortlisting key recordings from around the world.
The Special Achievement Award will be given to an individual who has played an integral role in championing new music.
Harriet Wybor, classical account manager at PRS for Music, said: ’PRS for Music is incredibly pleased to be supporting the Gramophone Classical Music Awards as it celebrates its 40th anniversary as one of the most prestigious awards in classical music.
‘We cannot wait to join with celebrations on the night to honour the best that the classical record industry has to offer.’
Peter Leathem, PPL chief executive, added: ‘We are delighted to announce that we will be supporting the 40th annual Gramophone Classical Music Awards. It is one of the highlights of the classical music calendar and on 13 September we are very much looking forward to recognising the genre’s achievements over the past year.’