Major UK singing award is abolished

The Susan Chilcott Scholarship for British opera singers, founded in 2005 in memory of a brilliant soprano who died at 40 of cancer, has delivered its final £10,000 prize before the fund is wound up.

The last recipient, announced today, is the soprano Gemma Summerfield.

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  • ‘Abolished’ is a poor description and part of yet another over-dramatic SD headline.

    They probably just ran out of cash.

    • How could Norman be losing credibility when he’s already infamous for being a provocateur. We all keep returning, don’t we?

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