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The jury have deliberated, the audience votes have been counted, and the winners of the Gramophone Awards 2012 have been announced! Discover the glitz and glamour of an awards ceremony at one of London's iconic venues, and take a look at the year's best classical stars.
Classical artists, hosts, journalists, and record company professionals have arrived at London's iconic hotel, The Dorchester. The ceremony begins at 11.30am, when the winners will be announced.
Schütz, Musicalische Exquien. Performed by Vox Luminis and conducted by Lionel Meunier on the RICERCAR (RSK) label.
Bach Orchestral Suites performed by Freiburg Baroque Orchestra / Petra Mullejans, Gottfried van der Goltz on the HARMONIA MUNDI label
Schumann Complete works for piano trio, performed by Christian Tetzlaff, Tanja Tetzlaff, Leif Ove Andsnes, on the EMI label.
Howells Requiem. St Paul’s Magnificat and Nunc dimittis performed by the Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge / Stephen Layton on the HYPERION label
Beethoven. Berg Violin Concertos performed by Isabelle Faust, Orchestra Mozart/Claudio Abbado on the HARMONIA MUNDI label
Rautavaara Percussion Concerto. Cello Concerto No 2. Modificata performed by Colin Currie, Truls Mørk, Helsinki PO / John Storgards on the ONDINE label.
Victoria Sacred works, performed by Ensemble Plus Ultra, conducted by Michael Noone, on the ARCHIV (DG) label.
Songs of War, performed by Simon Keenlyside and Malcolm Martineau, on the SONY CLASSICAL label.
Chopin Etudes performed by Maurizio Pollini on the TESTAMENT label
Martinu Symphonies, performed by the BBC SO / Jiri Belohlavek on the ONYX (Select) label
Smetana Ma vlast, performed by the Czech Philharmonic orchestra and Václav Talich (pictured), Matous Vlcinsky, on the SUPRAPHON label
Beethoven Fidelio, performed by Stemme; Kaufmann; Lucerne Festival Orchestra / Claudio Abbado, on the DECCA label.
Arias for Guadagni, performed by Iestyn Davies, Arcangelo / Jonathan Cohen, on the HYPERION label.
Chopin. Liszt. Ravel Piano works, performed by Benjamin Grosvenor on the DECCA label.
Murray Perahia wins the Piano Award, a new category this year.
Naïve records, the French record label, won the Label of the Year category at the Gramophone Awards 2012.