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11 recordings wins this year’s Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2013

And the Artist of the Year, Recording of the Year, Young Artist of the Year, and Lifetime Achievement are also announced.

Gramophone Award Winners 2013: full list of winners

Recording of the Year Bartók, Eötvös, Ligeti Violin Concertos. Patricia Kopatchinskaja HR-SO & Ensemble Modern / Peter Eötvös Artist of the Year Alison Balsom Label of the Year Decca Young Artist of the Year Jan Lisiecki Lifetime Achievement Julian Bream Special Achievement Alain Lanceron Baroque Instrumental …pour passer la mélancolie Froberger, D’Anglebert, Fischer, Couperin, Clérambault, Muffat Keyboard Works. Andreas Staier [Harmonia Mundi HMC90 2143] Baroque Vocal Bach Motets. Monteverdi Choir / Sir John Eliot Gardiner [SDG SDG716] Chamber Bartók Sonatas for Violin and Piano, 1 & 2; Sonata for Solo Violin. Barnabás Kelemen, Zoltán Kocsis [Hungaroton HSACD32515] Choral Elgar The Apostles. Soloists; Hallé Choir, Youth Choir and Orchestra / Sir Mark Elder [Hallé CDHLD7534] Concerto Bartók, Eötvös, Ligeti Violin Concertos. Patricia Kopatchinskaja, HR-SO & Ensemble Modern / Peter Eötvös [Naïve V5285] Contemporary Dutilleux Correspondances; Tout un Monde Lointain; The Shadows of Time. Barbara Hannigan, Anssi Karttunen, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France / Esa-Pekka Salonen [DG 479 1180] Early A New Venetian Coronation Gabrieli Consort & Players / Paul McCreesh [Signum SIGCD287] Instrumental Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition Prokofiev Visions fugitives, Five Sarcasms. Steven Osborne [Hyperion CDA67896] Opera Puccini Il Trittico. Soloists; Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Antonio Pappano (dir. Richard Jones) [Opus Arte OA1070D DVD] Orchestral Suk Prague; A Summer’s Tale. BBC Symphony Orchestra / Jiří Bělohlávek [Chandos CHAN5109] Vocal Wagner Arias. Jonas Kaufmann, Orch of the Deutsche Oper / Donald Runnicles [Decca 478 5189] James Jolly, Editor-in-Chief of Gramophone, said: “These 11 category recordings honour the most outstanding international releases of the past year and have been chosen through a gruelling process of listening and judging by Gramophone’s expert critics who have narrowed the list down from more than 800 new releases. If music lovers are looking for the best of the best, than these are the ones to buy.”