Gramophone Awards 2012 Nominations: full list

Gramophone have announced the nominations for their prestigious Classical Music Awards 2012, taking place on 27 September at London's Dorchester Hotel - who do you think the winners will be?

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The hotly anticipated list is out, and the best of this year's classical recording artists are waiting anxiously for the Gramophone Award 2012 winners to be announced on 27 September. View the full list here!

Artist of the Year 2012

Stéphane Denève (conductor)
Natalie Dessay (soprano)
Daniel Barenboim (pianist and conductor)
Joseph Calleja (tenor)
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (pianist)
Isabelle Faust (violinist)
Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor)
Magdalena Kožená (mezzo-soprano)
Andris Nelsons (conductor)
Andreas Staier (fortepianist)

Nominations from the Recital category

Arias for Guadagni
Iestyn Davies, Arcangelo/Jonathan Cohen
Hyperion

Vivaldi Opera arias
Roberta Invernizzi, La Risonanza/Fabio Bonizzoni
Glossa

Wagner Scenes
René Pape, Plácido Domingo, Staatskapelle Berlin/Daniel Barenboim
DG

Nominations from the Baroque Instrumental category

Bach Orchestral Suites Freiburg Baroque Orchestra/Gottfried von der Goltz, Petra Mullejans
Harmonia Mundi

Handel Concerti grossi, Op 3
Concerto Copenhagen/Lars Ulrik Mortensen
CPO

Vivaldi, The French Connection, Vol 2
La Serenissima/Adrian Chandler
Avie

Nominations from the Baroque Vocal category

Bach, Mass in B minor
Collegium Vocale, Ghent/Philippe Herreweghe
PHI

Schütz Musikalische Exequien
Vox Luminis/Lionel Meunier
Ricercar

Zelenka
Responsoria pro hebdomada sancta. Lamentatio Ieremiae Prophetae
Collegium Vocale 1704; Collegium 1704 / Václav Luks
Accent

Nominations from the Chamber category

Ives Violin Sonatas
Hilary Hahn, Valentina Lisitsa
DG

Schumann Complete works for piano trio
Christian Tetzlaff, Tanja Tetzlaff, Leif Ove Andsnes
EMI

Schumann String Quartets, Op 41
Doric Quartet
Chandos

Nominations from the Choral category

Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem
Soloists; Monteverdi Choir; Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique/Sir John Eliot Gardiner
SDG

Howells Requiem. Evening Service.
Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge/Stephen Layton
Hyperion

Poulenc 'Half Monk, Half Rascal'
Danish National Vocal Ensemble / Stephen Layton
OUR Recordings

Nominations from the Concerto category

Bartók Violin Concertos. Viola Concerto
James Ehnes, BBC Philharmonic/Gianandrea Noseda
Chandos

Beethoven. Berg Violin Concertos
Isabelle Faust, Orchestra Mozart/Claudio Abbado
Harmonia Mundi

Shostakovich Piano Concertos
Alexander Melnikov, Mahler Chamber Orchestra/Teodor Currentzis
Harmonia Mundi

Nominations from the Solo Vocal category

Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, Finzi Dies Natalis
Mark Padmore, Britten Sinfonia/Jacqueline Shave
Harmonia Mundi

Britten Songs and Proverbs of William Blake, etc
Roderick Williams, Iain Burnside
Naxos

‘Songs of War’ Simon Keenlyside, Malcolm Martineau
Sony Classical

Nominations from the Contemporary category

Nørgård Violin Concertos. Spaces of Time
Peter Herresthal, Ida Mo
BIS
Stavanger SO/Rolf Gupta

Rautavaara Percussion Concerto. Cello Concerto No 2 
Colin Currie, Truls Mørk
Ondine
Helsinki PO/John Storgårds

Saariaho D’om le vrai sens. Laterna Magica. Leino Songs
Kari Kriikku, Anu Komsi,
Ondine
Finnish RSO/Sakari Oramo

Nominations from the DVD Documentary category

‘Alfred Brendel on Music: Three Lectures’ A film by Mark Kidel
C Major

‘God’s Fiddler: Jascha Heifetz'
A film by Peter Rosen
EuroArts

‘Music Makes a City’ A film by Owsley Brown III and Jerome Hiler
Owsley Brown

Nominations from the DVD Performance category

Bruckner Symphony No 5 (ed Nowak) Lucerne Festival Orch/Claudio Abbado (dir Michael Beyer) Accentus

Lully Atys
Les Arts Florissants / William Christie (dir Jean-Marie Villégier)
FRA Musica

R Strauss Die Frau ohne Schatten
Soloists; VPO/Christian Thielemann (dir Christof Loy)
Opus Arte

Nominations from the Orchestral category

Beethoven Symphonies Nos 1-9. Overtures
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra/Riccardo Chailly
Decca Classics

Martinů Symphonies Nos 1-6
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Jiři Bělohlávek
Onyx

Stravinsky The Rite of Spring. Firebird Suite
Budapest Festival Orchestra/Iván Fischer
Channel Classics

Nominations from the Early Music

Ciconia Opera omnia
Diabolus in Musica/Antoine Guerber; La Morra/Michał Gondko
Ricercar

Josquin Desprez Missa de Beata Virgine, etc
Tallis Scholars / Peter Phillips
Gimell

Victoria Sacred Works
Ensemble Plus Ultra/Michael Noone
Archiv

Nominations from the Opera category

Beethoven Fidelio
Stemme; Kaufmann; Lucerne Festival Orchestra/Claudio Abbado
Decca Classics

Wagner Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Dohmann; Smith; Henschel; Berlin RSO/Marek Janowski
Pentatone

Massenet Werther
Villazón; Koch; Royal Opera / Sir Antonio Pappano
DG

Nominations from the Historic category

Chopin Etudes, Opp 10 & 25 (r1960)
Maurizio Pollini
Testament

‘Glenn Gould in Concert 1951-1960’
Glenn Gould
West Hill Radio Archives

Anthology of the Royal Concertgebouw, Vol 6 (1990-2000)
RCO/Various conductors
RCO Live

Nominations from the Instrumental category

Chopin. Liszt. Ravel Piano Works
Benjamin Grosvenor
Decca Classics

Chopin Complete Waltzes
Stephen Hough
Hyperion

Schubert Piano Sonatas, D840, D850 & D894, etc
Paul Lewis
Harmonia Mundi

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