The winners will be announced on 13 November 2022 at a gala held at the Warsaw Philharmonic Hall. The awards are presented in four categories: Personality of the Year, Event of the Year, Discovery of the Year, and a Lifetime Achievement Award. The nominees for the Personality of the Year Award are: Adam Bałdych, Marcin Masecki, Michał Pepol, Maria Piotrowska-Bogalecka, Agata Szymczewska.
Besides the Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra, the contestants for the Event of the Year Award are the 18th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, 85 Years of Polish Radio 2, Stefan Stuligrosz Polish Choral Singing Grand Prix 2021, and Spółdzielnia Muzyczna contemporary ensemble.
The artists shortlisted for the Discovery of the Year Award are Stefan Plewniak and Il Giardino d’Amore, Książek Piano Duo, Anna Sułkowska-Migoń, Sulamita Sara Ślubowska, Magdalena Zawartko.
The winner of the Discovery of the Year Award will be chosen by the public in a vote run on www.koryfeusz.org.pl until 24 October. Winners of the other awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award, will be chosen in a secret ballot by the Coryphaeus Awards academy which includes members of Poland’s music organisations and institutions, representatives of the media, and all previous winners.
Run by the National Institute of Music and Dance in Warsaw, the Coryphaeus Awards were founded in 2011. Previous winners include Piotr Beczała and Jakub Józef Orliński. Lifetime Achievement Awards have been presented to Wojciech Kilar, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Wiesław Ochman, among others.