Official luxury watch maker unveiled for Classic BRIT Awards

Luxury watch manufacturer Raymond Weil have announced that once again they are the official watch and timing partner for this year's Classic BRIT Awards.

The Swiss watchmakers have created two unique limited edition timepieces for the shows key performers, presenters and backstage guests at The Classic BRITs, which take place at The Royal Albert Hall on 2 October 2013.



"We are very pleased to continue our partnership with the Classic BRIT Awards," said Elie Bernheim, Raymond Weil's director. "For not only their association with the arts but for the unique way the awards ceremony celebrates both core and crossover classical music.

"This year, the Classic BRIT Awards is even more special to us due to our partnership with the venue for the ceremony, The Royal Albert Hall," added Elie. "Coming from a true classical music loving family we can appreciate the overall experience of the event and cannot wait to share it with our customers."

Established in 2000 the awards annually honour the very best classical musicians with their prestigious accolades, including best artist of the year and bestselling classical album.


Violinist Nicola Bernadetti with her award in 2012

For the sixth year running Mylene Klass will be hosting the evening as the likes of Ludovico Einaudi, Nicola Benedetti and Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang will be hoping to go home with an award.

Scottish violinist Nicola won the Classic BRIT for Female Artist of the Year in 2012, the same year that world-famous Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli was crowned International Artist of the Year.

Raymond Weill sponsored the 2011 Classic BRIT awards that saw Katherine Jenkins turn heads on the red carpet in a glittering gown by Victoria Beckham.


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