Eito Music director Belle Chen has been announced the winner of Classical Music Rising Star Award (sponsored by Classic FM) at 2015 London Music Awards.
The awards celebrate the rising stars and established legends in London’s music scene, with Sir Ray Davies taking the London Legend accolade on the same evening. Hosted by the Mayor of London, Mr Boris Johnson, the awards were judged by the leaders of UK’s music industry, including Jane Beese (Head of Contemporary Music at Southbank Centre), Maggie Crowe OBE (Director of Events and Charities for BPI), and Oliver Keens (Editor of TimeOut magazine). Chen was also a featured performer on the night, showcasing her talents to the esteemed crowd.
Other winners at 2015 London Music Awards are:
Ray Davies CBE - London Legend in Association with the London Evening Standard
Sir Cameron Mackintosh – Global Export in Association with UK Music
Belle Chen - Classical Supported by Classic FM
Phil Meadows - Jazz Supported by the Friends of NYJO
Espa – Rock&Pop Sponsored by Live Nation
Ibibio Sound Machine - Dance&Electronica Sponsored by AEG Live
Laura Doggett – Composer/Songwriter Sponsored by PRS for Music
The Green Note – Londoners’ Favourite Music Venue sponsored by Time Out
Jonathan Moulds CBE – Music Philanthropist Sponsored by PPL UK
Belle Chen at 2015 London Music Awards, with Sam Johnson (Managing Editor of Classic FM)