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William Thomas. Image: Robert Piwko

Jerwood Young Artist William Thomas wins John Christie Award 2018

05 September 2018

The winner of Glyndebourne’s John Christie Award 2018 is bass William Thomas.

The award, which celebrated its fiftieth year in 2015, is supported by the Musicians’ Company, and is one of Glyndebourne’s most prestigious awards.Previous winners include Jerwood Young Artist James Newby, Ryland Davies, Richard Van Allan, Alfie Boe and Kate Royal.

Thomas, 23, is a member of the Glyndebourne Chorus as a Jerwood Young Artist, and won the 2018 Kathleen Ferrier Award.