sir karl jenkins

Sir Charles Groves Prize

The prize honours the remarkable contribution of Sir Charles to both amateur music, as a former president of Making Music, and to British musicianship and composition. It was launched to mark the renowned conductor's 75th birthday.

2016 winner: Sir Karl Jenkins

One of the most performed living composers in the world, Sir Karl Jenkins’ prolific career spans the music worlds of classic, jazz, advertising and film. In 2015 he was confirmed as the most popular living composer in Classic FM’s 'Ultimate Hall of Fame'.

Sir Karl Jenkins presented with prize at world première performance of Symphonic Adiemus

Making Music Executive Director, Barbara Eifler, presented the 2016 Sir Charles Groves Prize to Sir Karl Jenkins at a concert on

Sir Karl Jenkins presented with prize at world première performance of Symphonic Adiemus

Barbara Eifler (Executive Director of Making Music) presented the 2016 Sir Charles Groves Prize to Sir Karl Jenkins