Chants du Rhin Georges Bizet
Group shot of all the winners at the Classic FM Gramophone Awards 2008.
Violinist Hilary Hahn thanks the listeners who voted her the 2008 Classic FM Gramophone Award Artist of The Year.
Pianist Paul Lewis clutches his awards for Record of the Year Winner and Instrumental Album of the Year for his Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Vol 4.
Angela Hewitt presents Edward Higginbottom, with the award for his recording of Ludford's Missa benedicta in the Early Music category.
Young Artist of the Year 2008 - Maxim Rysanov.
Sir Peter Moores, the great benefactor of music and opera collects the award for Special Achievement – In Association with BPI.
The Gold Disc Award was created to mark 30 years of recognising excellence at the Gramophone Awards. A jury of Gramophone critics whittled the full list down to 10, which were then put to a public vote amongst Times readers. Stephen Hough's recording of Saint-Saens' complete works for piano and orchestra topped the poll.
The three pianists (L-R) - Stephen Hough, Angela Hewitt and Paul Lewis.