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Last Updated: Thursday, 26 May, 2005, 00:07 GMT 01:07 UK
In pictures: Classical Brit Awards
Katherine Jenkins arrives at the Royal Albert Hall
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Welsh soprano Katherine Jenkins arrived for the Classical Brit Awards at London's Royal Albert Hall.
Opera singer Lesley Garrett arrives for the awards
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The ceremony was hosted by opera singer Lesley Garrett - herself a former nominee.
Violinist Nicola Benedetti
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Guests were treated to music from 17-year-old violinist Nicola Benedetti, the BBC Young Musician of the Year.
Russian soprano Anna Netrebko arrives at the awards
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Russian soprano Anna Netrebko also gave her first performance at a Classical Brits ceremony.
Katherine Jenkins sings at the Classical Brits.
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Jenkins - who also sang at the VE Day party this month - scooped the album of the year award for Second Nature.
Sir James Galway at the Classical Brits
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Belfast-born flautist Sir James Galway received a prize for his outstanding contribution to music over a 30-year solo career.
The Duchess of Kent (left) and Natalie Clein
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Cellist Natalie Clein collected the coveted young British classical performer of the year award.
Keedie at the Classical Brits
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Singer Keedie was among those to toast the winners - including Welsh singer Bryn Terfel as male artist of the year.



SEE ALSO:
Welsh singers win Classical Brits
25 May 05 |  Entertainment
Terfel leads Classical Brits nods
19 Apr 05 |  Entertainment
Classical Brits glory for Terfel
27 May 04 |  Entertainment



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