04.27.07 Sting & Edin Karamazov to Perform at the Classical Brit Awards at London's Royal Albert Hall on May 3...

Sting & Edin Karamazov have been confirmed to perform at The Classical BRIT Awards 2007 with NS&I on May 3.
The BPI, representing UK record companies, is delighted to announce that The Classical BRIT Awards 2007 with NS&I returns to the Royal Albert Hall for the eighth consecutive year on 3 May 2007 and will include a special celebration of British classical music and the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Edward Elgar. The Classical BRIT Awards 2007 with NS&I will be broadcast on Sunday 6 May on ITV1.

'Songs From The Labyrinth' has been nominated for a Classical Brit Award in the album of the year category. The winner will be decided by public vote.

The album of the year category also includes the following nominees:

Alfie Boa Classic FM Presents
All Angels All Angels
Bryn Terfel Tutto Mozart
Katherine Jenkins Serenade
Libera Angel Voices
Nicola Benedetti Mendelssohn/Concerto for Violin
Paul McCartney Ecce Cor Meum
Sting Songs From The Labyrinth
The Fron Male Voice Choir Voices from the Valley
The Sixteen/Harry Christophers Ikon

The BRIT Trust

The BRIT in the title of The Classical BRIT Awards originates from the British Record Industry Trust. The Classical BRIT Awards is a charity event and donates its proceeds to the BRIT Trust each year. The BRIT Awards is the only UK show where all the proceeds are donated to charity. Millions have been raised over the years for its beneficiaries: The BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology and Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy. Over 7,000 young people have been given free education and the opportunity to enter the school since its opening in 1991 and more than 10,000 children and adults have been helped by the phenomenal music therapy work carried out by Nordoff-Robbins.
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