Elgar Society Awards

Elgar Society awards are made at the discretion of the Society’s council and executive committees. These are:

President and Vice-Presidents.

Nominations for the Society President and Vice-Presidents must be submitted to the Council for approval prior to being referred to an Annual General Meeting. Current post holders are:

President:
Julian Lloyd Webber

Vice-Presidents:
Diana McVeagh
Dame Janet Baker CH DBE
Leonard Slatkin
Sir Andrew Davis CBE
Dr Donald Hunt OBE
Dr Christopher Robinson CVO CBE
Andrew Neill
Sir Mark Elder CBE
Martyn Brabbins
Tasmin Little OBE

 

The Elgar Society Medal

The Society’s medal is the highest honour awarded by the Society. It is awarded to those who have demonstrated continued commitment to the promotion of the life and works of Edward Elgar or the aims and objectives of The Elgar Society.  Current medal holders are:

1992 Dr Jerrold Northrop Moore
1992 Leonard Slatkin
1999 Jerzy Maksymiuk
2000 Tadaaki Otaka
2007 Andrew Litton
2008 Sakari Oramo
2009 Danube Symphony Orchestra
2009 Vladimir Ashkenazy
2011 Michael Kennedy
2011 Anthony Payne
2012 Barry Collett
2012 Jacek Kaspszyk
2012 Sir Colin Davis
2013 Sir Andrew Davis
2013 Sir Mark Elder (not yet presented)
2015 Daniel Barenboim
2015 Diana McVeagh
2016 Martin Bird
2017 Teresa Cahill

The Elgar Society Certificate of Merit

The Certificate of Merit recognises outstanding commitment to the promotion of the life and works of Edward Elgar or the aims and objectives of The Elgar Society. The award is available to those who have made a long term contribution, but may also be used to encourage younger performers etc. whose contribution has been over a shorter period.  Current certificate holders are:

2010 Nicolaj Znaider
2011 Julian Christophe Toelle and the Hans-Sachs-Chor
2011 Jon Goldswain
2011 George Parris
2012 Anastassia Vediakova
2012 Mikhail Mishchenko
2013 Pat Hurst
2014 Margot Pearmund
2014 Dominic Guyver
2014 Ernie Kay
2015 Meinhard Saremba
2015 Wolfgang Rittmeier
2015 Philomusica of Gloucestershire and Worcestershire
2017 Geoff Scargill
2017 Chris Bennett
2017 Richard Smith

 The Elgar Society Medal

Medal