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17 September 2015, 19:11 | Updated: 15 December 2016, 11:50
The stars of the classical world and a night of the best music - let us take you there...
Lovely church, and the Pavel Haas Quartet rehearsing on stage. The #GramoAwards, it's going to be just splendid. pic.twitter.com/4xwYNXqlHv— Classic FM (@ClassicFM) September 17, 2015
Legends of classical music took some time away from their canapes to talk to us.
Interviews with the stars at the #GramoAwards - @sampsoncarolyn, @paavo_jarvi, @GeraldFinley & Sir Thomas Allen... pic.twitter.com/qXJupFi2xJ— Classic FM (@ClassicFM) September 17, 2015
Congratulations to @JosephMoogPiano, #GramoAwards Young Artist of the Year! pic.twitter.com/XvdNg6U1Ku— Classic FM (@ClassicFM) September 17, 2015
The wonderful Pavel Haas Quartet performed the third movement of Smetana's First Quartet – and we caught the whole thing on camera.
From the absolute dream-team of Carolyn Sampson and Sarah Connolly. They performed an exquisite duet from Handel's Judas Maccabaeus, called 'Oh lovely peace'.
Gallery: See all the pictures from the gliziest night in the classical calendar
And how humbled he was to receive an award voted for by the public.
And what had changed over his illustrious career
Mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly – picking up the Choral Award for her recording of Elgar's Sea Pictures told us what she thinks needs to change in music education:
(And to stop worrying about when you should applaud…)
The brilliant (and completely charming) Canadian baritone took some time to share some pearls of wisdom:
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