International Classical Music Awards winners announced



This week saw the announcement of the winners of the 2015 International Classical Music Awards. Askonas Holt artists were well represented in the CD and DVD categories with wins for Joyce DiDonato’s ‘Stella de Napoli’  (vocal recital), Michael Tilson Thomas’ recording of ‘West Side Story’ (opera recording of the year) and the premiere recording of Unsuk Chin’s piano concerto with Sunwook Kim, Myun-Whun Chung and the Seoul Philharmonic (contemporary).

CD and DVD categories
VOCAL RECITAL
‘Stella de Napoli’ – Joyce DiDonato 

CHORAL WORKS
Beethoven: Missa Solemnis
Lucy Crowe, Jennifer Johnston, James Gilchrist, Matthew Rose, Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

OPERA – RECORDING OF THE YEAR
Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story; San Francisco Symphony Chorus & Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas 

SYMPHONIC
Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 9; Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Claudio Abbado 

CONTEMPORARY
Unsuk Chin: Piano and Cello Concertos, Su for Sheng and Orchestra; Alban Gerhardt, Wu Wei, Sunwook Kim, Seoul Philharmonic, Myung-Whun Chung 
Visit the ICMA website for the full list of winners.
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