Last chance to vote in the BBC Music Magazine Awards 2013

And win some great prizes…

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BBC Music Magazine Awards 2013There are now only two days left to cast your votes in the BBC Music Magazine Awards 2013!

Head to our awards voting site, listen to clips from each of the recordings and once you’ve voted in all seven categories, you’ll be entered into our draw to win a first prize of a Cambridge Audio Stream Magic 6 network music player worth £700 and one of five runners-up prizes of a Cambridge Audio DacMagic 100 worth £200.

All prizewinners will also receive a copy of all nominated discs and DVDs.

Our jury of critics has whittled down over 250 five-star discs reviewed throughout last year to a shortlist of 21 CDs and DVDs across seven categories

This year’s shortlist includes recordings of music by Bruckner, Beethoven, Suk, Wagner, Langgaard, Elgar, Massenet, Liszt, Handel and many more.

Voting for the awards is open until 28 February 2013 and the winners will be announced at a ceremony on Tuesday 9 April at Kings Place.

Click here to go to start voting!

Nominations by category


Berlin Philharmonic/Simon Rattle
Bruckner: Symphony No. 9; 4-movt version (EMI)

BBC Symphony Orchestra/Jiří Bělohlávek
Suk: A Summer’s Tale; Prague (Chandos)

Isabelle Faust (violin), Orchestra Mozart/Claudio Abbado
Berg & Beethoven: Violin Concertos (Harmonia Mundi)


Alexei Lubimov (piano)
Debussy: Préludes (ECM)

Andreas Staier (fortepiano)
Beethoven: Diabelli Variations, Op. 120 (Harmonia Mundi)

Janina Fialkowska (piano)
Chopin: Polonaise in E flat; Preludes, Mazurkas, Ballade No. 2 etc. (ATMA)


Trio Zimmermann
Beethoven String Trios, Op. 9 Nos 1-3 (BIS)

Nightingale Quartet
Langgaard: String Quartets Nos 2, 3 & 6 (Dacapo)

Phantasm/Daniel Hyde (organ)
Lawes Consort Music (Linn)


Marlis Petersen (soprano), Jendrik Springer (piano)
Goethe-Lieder (Harmonia Mundi)

Christian Gerhaher (baritone), Gerold Huber (piano)
Ferne Geliebte: Beethoven, Schoenberg, Haydn & Berg (Sony)

Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo-soprano), Julius Drake (piano)
Liszt songs Vol II (Hyperion)


The Tallis Scholars/Peter Phillips
Mouton: Missa Dictes moy toutes voz pensées (Gimell)

Hallé Orchestra, Choir & Youth Chorus/ Mark Elder
Elgar: The Apostles (Hallé)

Collegium Vocale Gent /Philippe Herreweghe, Ann Hallenberg
Brahms: Song of Destiny, Alto Rhapsody etc  (PHI)


Early Opera Company/Christian Curnyn, with Lucy Crowe etc
Handel: Alceste (Chandos)

Kristine Opolais (soprano), WDR Sinfonieorchester/Rundfunk Chor/Andris Nelsons
Puccini: Suor Angelica (Orfeo)

Hallé Orchestra & Chorus/Mark Elder with Stig Andersen, Yvonne Howard, Clive Bayley, Eglis Silins, Susan Bullock, Susan Bickley
Wagner: Die Walküre (Hallé)


Royal Opera Chorus & Orchestra/Antonia Pappano with Lucio Gallo, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Ermonela Jaho, Anna Larsson etc.
Puccini: Il Trittico (Opus Arte)

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir/Simon Rattle with Mark Padmore, Magdalena Kožená, Christian Gerhaher etc
JS Bach: St Matthew Passion (BPH)

Monnaie De Munt Orchestra & Chorus/Mark Minkowski with José Van Dam etc
Massenet: Don Quichotte (Naïve)