Gramophone Awards 2011



Strong Askonas Holt presence in the shortlists for the Gramophone Awards 2011

Askonas Holt is very proud to announce the following shortlisted artist recordings…

The top three recordings in the category are marked with an asterisk.

Baroque Instrumental
– Bach Brandenburg Concertos
Orchestra Mozart / Claudio Abbado Deutsche Grammophon 4778908

 

Baroque vocal
– *Handel Flavio Early Opera Company / Christian Curnyn Chandos Chaconne CHAN0773(2) (Rosemary Joshua, Iestyn Davies)

 

Chamber
– *Bartók. Grieg. R Strauss Violin Sonatas
Vilde Frang; Michail Lifits EMI 9476392
– *Beethoven Violin Sonatas, Vol 3
Alina Ibragimova; Cédric Tiberghien Wigmore Hall Live WHLIVE0045

 

Choral
– *Elgar The Kingdom
Haydn The Seven Last Words of our Saviour on the Cross
London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski LPO LPO0051 (Lisa Milne, Christopher Maltman)

 

Concerto
– Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2. Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Yuja Wang; Mahler Chamber Orchestra / Claudio Abbado Deutsche Grammophon 4779308

 

Contemporary
– *Music of Poul Ruders Vol. 6 Piano Concerto No. 2; Bel Canto; Serenade on the Shores of the Cosmic Ocean
Vassily Primakov; Norwegian Radio Orchestra / Thomas Søndergård; Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen; Mikko Luoma; iO Quartet Bridge BRIDGE9336

 

DVD Performance
– *Mahler Symphony No 9
Lucerne Festival Orchestra / Claudio Abbado ACCENTUS ACC20214
– *Verdi Don Carlo
Soloists; Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Antonio Pappano EMI Classics 6316099 (Simon Keenlyside, Robert Lloyd, Nicolas Hytner)

 

Historic
– *Beethoven String Trios
Leonid Kogan; Rudolf Barshai; Mstislav Rostropovich Supraphon SU40522
Instrumental
– *Brahms Handel Variations. Piano works, Opp 118 & 119 
Murray Perahia Sony Classical 88697727252

 

Opera
– Giordano Fedora
Plácido Domingo, Angela Gheorghiu et al Chorus and Symphony Orchestra of La Monnaie / Alberto Veronesi  Deutsche Grammophon 4778367
– *Rossini Ermione
Soloists; Geoffrey Matchell Choir; LPO  / David Parry Opera Rara ORC42 (Colin Lee, Graeme Broadbent, Rebecca Bottone)
– *Verdi Otello
Soloists; London Symphony Chorus; LSO / Sir Colin Davis LSO Live LSO0700 (Simon O’Neill, Alexander Tsymbalyuk, Matthew Rose)

 

Orchestral
– *Suk Asrael Symphony
Czech PO / Sir Charles Mackerras Supraphon SU40432
Recital
– “Lettere Amorose” Baroque Arias
Magdalena Kozena; A Private Musicke Deutsche Grammophon 4778764
– R Strauss Great Strauss Scenes
Christine Brewer; Eric Owens; Atlanta SO / Donald Runnicles Telarc TEL3175502

 

Solo vocal
– *RR Bennett Songs before Sleep
Sophie Daneman; Susan Bickley; Benjamin Hulett; Iain Burnside NMC Recordings NMCD155
– Butterworth A Shropshire Lad and other songs
Roderick Williams; Iain Burnside Naxos 8572426

 

Artist of the Year
The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra is in the shortlist for Artist of the Year 2011. It would be great to see them all collecting their award! Click here to vote.

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