Musician and TV presenter Myleene Klass hosted this year's Classical Brit Awards, which were held at London's Royal Albert Hall.
Faryl Smith, who found fame on last year's Britain's Got Talent show, and Katherine Jenkins both performed at the event.
The Duchess of Cornwall presented Spanish tenor Jose Carreras with the lifetime achievement award as Dame Kiri Te Kanawa looked on.
The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards scooped the prize for album of the year with Spirit of the Glen: Journey. The record was made in
Iraq during their tour of duty.
Trumpeter Alison Balsom (left) became the first Briton in the history of the awards to win female artist of the year. Ballet dancer Darcey Bussell was also at the ceremony.
Elizabeth Watts (left) and Hayley Westenra were both nominated for awards, but went home empty-handed.
Classical group All Angels attended the ceremony at which Oscar-winning movie The Dark Knight took soundtrack of the year.
Jazz composer Herbie Hancock, pianist Lang Lang and singer Jonathan Ansell pose for photographers on the red carpet.
Classical musical group The Priests, whose eponymous 2008 album went to number five in the album charts, were also at the awards.