Disc of the year

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Wagner

Lohengrin

Johan Botha, Adrianne Pieczonka, Petra Lang, Kwangchul Youn, Falk Struckmann, Eike Wilm Schulte; WDR Radio Choir, Cologne; NDR Choir; Prague Chamber Choir; WDR SO, Cologne/Semyon Bychkov
Profil Hänssler PH 09004 (hybrid CD/SACD, 3 discs)

Opera Award

Winner

Wagner

Lohengrin

Johan Botha, Adrianne Pieczonka, Petra Lang, Kwangchul Youn, Falk Struckmann, Eike Wilm Schulte; WDR Radio Choir, Cologne; NDR Choir; Prague Chamber Choir; WDR SO, Cologne/Semyon Bychkov
Profil Hänssler PH 09004 (hybrid CD/SACD, 3 discs)

Also Nominated

Martinů

Three Fragments from the opera Juliette; Juliette – Orchestral Suite

Magdalena Kozená, Steve Davislim, Frédéric Goncalves, Michéle Lagrange, Nicolas Testé; Czech PO/Sir Charles Mackerras
Supraphon SU 39942

Shostakovich

The Nose

Vladislav Sumlinsky, Alexei Tanovitski, Tatiana Kravtsova, Andrei Popov, Sergei Semishkur, Gennady Bezzubenkov, Vadim Kravets, Sergei Skorokhodov, Yevgeny Strashko, Elena Vitman; Mariinsky Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus/Valery Gergiev
Mariinsky MAR 0501 (hybrid CD/SACD, 2 discs)

Orchestral Award

Winner

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Beethoven

Violin Concerto; Romances Nos 1 & 2; Violin Concerto in C – fragment

Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin); Orchestre des Champs-Élysées/Philippe Herreweghe
Naïve V 5174

Also Nominated

Mahler

Symphony No. 4

Miah Persson (soprano); Budapest Festival Orchestra/Iván Fischer
Channel CCS SA 26109 (hybrid CD/SACD)

Bartók

Suite No. 2; Rumanian Dance; Rumanian Folk Dances; Dance Suite

Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra/Zoltán Kocsis
Hungaroton HSACD 32506 (hybrid CD/SACD)

Choral Award

Winner

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Verdi

Messa da Requiem

Anja Harteros, Sonia Ganassi, Rolando Villazón, René Pape; Orchestra and Chorus of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia/Antonio Pappano
EMI 698 9362

Also Nominated

Stravinsky

Canticum Sacrum; Agon; Requiem Canticles

Stella Doufexis (mezzo-soprano), Christian Elsner (tenor), Rudolf Rosen (bass-baritone); SWR Vocal Ensemble, Stuttgart; SWR SO, Baden-Baden und Freiburg/Michael Gielen
Hänssler CD 93:226

Telemann

Brockes-Passion

Birgitte Christensen, Lydia Teuscher (soprano), Marie-Claude Chappuis (mezzo-soprano), Donát Havár, Daniel Behle (tenor), Johannes Weisser (baritone); RIAS Chamber Choir; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin/René Jacobs
Harmonia Mundi HMC 902013-14

Chamber Award

Winner

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Haydn

String Quartets: in F minor, Op. 20/5; in C, Op. 33/3 in D, Op. 76/5

The Jerusalem Quartet
Harmonia Mundi HMX 2962030

Also Nominated

Schubert

Piano Quintet in A (Trout); Variations on Trockne Blumen

Aldo Baerten (flute), Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Antoine Tamestit (viola), Marie-Elisabeth Hecker (cello), Alois Posch (bass), Martin Helmchen (piano)
PentaTone PTC 5186 334 (hybrid CD/SACD)

Szymanowski

Violin Sonata; Mythes, Op. 30; Three Paganini Caprices; Nocturne and Tarantella; Romance in D; Le Berceuse d’Aïtacho Enia

Alina Ibragimova (violin), Cédric Tiberghien (piano)
Hyperion CDA 67703

Vocal Award

Winner

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Tchaikovsky

Romances

Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano), Julius Drake (piano)
Onyx 4034

Also Nominated

Liszt

Liszt Abroad: Oh! Quand je dors; Enfant, si j'étais roi; Gastibelza; Comment, disaient-ils; Im Rhein, im schönen Strome; Die Loreley; etc

Rebecca Evans (soprano), Andrew Kennedy (tenor), Matthew Rose (baritone), Iain Burnside (piano)
Signum SIGCD 155

Jonas Kaufmann

Opera arias by Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven & Wagner

Jonas Kaufmann (tenor); with Margarete Joswig (mezzo-soprano), Michael Volle (bass-baritone), Valdis Jansons (bass); Mahler CO/Claudio Abbado
Decca 478 1463

Instrumental Award

Winner

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Beethoven

Piano Sonatas, Op. 14 Nos 1 & 2; Op. 26; Op. 28

Murray Perahia (piano)
Sony 88697326462

Also Nominated

Abel

The Drexel Manuscript

Paolo Pandolfo (viola da gamba)
Glossa GCD 920410

Beethoven

Diabelli Variations JS Bach: Partita No. 4

Stephen Kovacevich (piano)
Onyx 4035

Jury Awards

Newcomer Award

Elias String Quartet

Quartets by Mendelssohn, Mozart and Schubert

Wigmore Hall Live WHLIVE0028

TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE AWARD

BIS Records
Mendelssohn

Mendelssohn

Bergen Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra/Andrew Litton
BIS-SACD-1704

PREMIERE AWARD

Court Lane Music
Imogen Holst

String Chamber Music

Court Lane Music
Court Lane Music

DVD AWARD

Stravinsky

The Firebird; The Rite of Spring

Mariinsky Orchestra and Ballet/Valery Gergiev
Bel Air Classiques BAC 041