The 2019 REMA Awards were given to Le Jardin des Voix and Chiara Banchini.
The REMA Early Music Award has been established in order to recognise ensembles and institutions who have given outstanding contributions to the study and popularisation of Early Music.
Recipients of the first awards in 2015 were The Hilliard Ensemble and the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, the second awards in 2016 were presented to Benjamin Bagby and to the project Early Music Sources, the third to Emma Kirkby and the Tagliavini Collection,the fourth to Sigiswald Kuijken and the European Union Baroque Orchestra. REMA is the only representative network for Early Music in Europe. Founded in 2000, it represents 89 active member organisations in 22 European countries.
REMA is engaged in rediscovering and promoting European musical heritage, by disseminating ideas and research. He intends to support the artistic development of his member organisations and the early music sector throughout Europe in general, facilitating the highest musical and artistic quality and taking its geographical diversity as a major asset. REMA aims to shape the future of early music by developing cooperation between the various stakeholders together to join voices as well as various projects promoting Early Music sector: conferences for its members, the European Day of Early Music, the Early Music Award, a showcase for young artists, a web early music radio.
The ceremony took place in Abbaye de Royaumont on Saturday 7 December 2019, during REMA's conference.