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2 October 2019, 14:32 | Updated: 15 October 2019, 10:59
Pianist Bertrand Chamayou, violinist Isabelle Faust and baritone Christian Gerhaher are among the artists honoured in the annual classical music awards.
Among the ten category winners announced, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vox Luminis and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra are ensembles being recognised, while conductor Sakari Oramo has also scooped a win.
Debussy: The Late Works
Magali Mosnier (flute), Isabelle Faust (violin), Antoine Tamestit (viola), Xavier de Maistre (harp), Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), Alexander Melnikov, Javier Perianes, Tanguy de Williencourt
Ensemble Masques / Olivier Fortin; Vox Luminis / Lionel Meunier
Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos Nos 2 and 5
Bertrand Chamayou (piano), French National Orchestra / Emmanuel Krivine
Allan Clayton (tenor, Hamlet), Barbara Hannigan (soprano,orphelia), Sarah Connolly (mezzo, Gertrude), et al., Glyndebourne Chorus; London Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski
Cardoso: Vocal Works
Cupertinos / Luís Toscano
The Berlin Recital
Yuja Wang (piano)
Halévy: La reine de Chypre
Véronique Gens (soprano, Catarina Cornaro), Cyrille Dubois (tenor, Gérard de Coucy), Étienne Dupuis (baritone, Jacques de Lusignan), et al., Flemish Radio Choir; Paris Chamber Orchestra / Hervé Niquet
Langgaard: Symphonies Nos 2 and 6
Anu Komsi (soprano), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Sakari Oramo
Cavalli: Ombra mai fu
Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor), Emőke Baráth (soprano), Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto), Ensemble Artaserse
Christian Gerhaher (baritone), Gerold Huber (piano)
One of these winners will earn Gramophone’s Recording of the Year accolade, which will be announced at the Gramophone Awards on Wednesday 16 October.
Gramophone editor, James Jolly, says: “I am absolutely thrilled with these winning recordings for their range, their depth, their masterly insight and the way they shine a spotlight on some of the finest musicians of our day.”
The Gramophone Awards will be streamed live at www.medici.tv.
Visit www.gramophone.co.uk to find out more.