Winner, Diapason d’Or de l’Année 2011 for Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1, Romanze in F major, and String Quintet in A minor

Royal Norwegian Order of Merit, Cross of St. Olav, conferred May 2011

May 2010 Gramophone Editor’s Choice and 2010 Gramophone Award Nominee for Prokofiev Piano Concertos No.2 and 3, and Sonata No. 2

Winner, BBC Music Magazine’s Technical Excellence Award for BIS-Mendelssohn recording, 2010

Recipient, The Elgar Medal of The Elgar Society, 2007

Winner, 2005 BBC Critics Award

Recipient, Samuel Simons Sanford Medal honoring musical achievement, Yale University, 2003

36th President, Kudos College, 2003, Award of the Dallas Advertising League

Grammy nomination, Best Musical Show Album (Sweeney Todd), 2002

Recipient, Excellence in Creative Arts Award, Dallas Historical Society, 1997

Winner, Film Advisory Board Award of Excellence for Happy Birthday, George Gershwin, 1997

Grammy Award, Best Choral Performance (Belshazzar’s Feast), 1996

Recipient, Honorary Doctorate, University of Bournemouth, 1993

Conducting Fellow, NEA/Exxon Endowment for the Arts, 1982-1985

Winner, BBC International Conductors Competition, 1982

Winner, William Kapell Piano Competition and Carnegie Hall debut, New York Youth Symphony, soloist, Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto, 1979