Winners of 2017 Gramophone Awards announced



The 12 category winners for the 2017 Gramophone Classical Music Awards have been revealed, with the winners including Iestyn Davies and Jonathan Cohen’s Bach Cantatas album, two recordings by Giovanni Antonini and Il Giardino Armonico, George Benjamin and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra’s contemporary album, Murray Perahia‘s Bach French Suites album and Joyce DiDonato’s In War & Peace.

The reviews of all the winning and shortlisted recordings can be found in Gramophone’s free digital magazine, available here.

The winners for the Record of the Year and Artist of the Year awards will be revealed at the Gramophone Awards ceremony. Watch the Awards ceremony live on Wednesday 13 September 2017 through medici.tv, gramophone.co.uk and classicfm.com at 6.30pm BST.

Many congratulations to all!

Baroque Vocal

Bach: Cantatas [Hyperion]
Iestyn Davies, Jonathan Cohen & Arcangelo
Buy on Amazon.

 

Concerto

Mozart: Violin Concertos Nos. 1-5 [harmonia mundi]
Isabelle Faust, Giovanni Antonini & Il Giardino Armonico
Buy on Amazon.

 

Contemporary

George Benjamin: Palimpsests; Ligeti: Lontano, Murail: désenchantement du monde [Neos]
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, George Benjamin & Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Buy on Amazon.

 

Instrumental

Bach: Six French Suites [DG]
Murray Perahia
Buy on Amazon.

 

Orchestral

Haydn: Symphonies – No. 12; No. 60 Il distratto; No. 70 [Alpha]
Giovanni Antonini & Il Giardino Armonico
Buy on Amazon.

 

Recital

In War & Peace [Erato]
Joyce DiDonato, Il Pomo d’Oro & Maxim Emelyanychev
Buy on Amazon.

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