THE Cumnock Tryst has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

The Iconic festival is in with the chance to scooping a prize at the 2019 Royal Philharmonic Society Awards.

Sir James MacMillan’s Ayrshire extravaganza has been shortlisted for the category Concert Series and Events for it’s incredible performers.

This is the 30th Anniversary of the RPS Awards which celebrate the outstanding, the pioneering and the inspirational in classical music. It is the one date in the musical calendar that brings together the UK’s musical profession, from superstars of the stage to unsung heroes engaging the nation with great music-making.

This year’s shortlist presents a powerful picture of excellence and innovation nationwide.