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Jul 1, 2008

Blechacz receives ECHO Klassik Award (2008)

This is the additional information about the news that Rafał Blechacz received German ECHO Klassik Award.
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YELLOW LABEL SCORES BIG AGAIN AT 2008 ECHOS

Dear DG Yellow News Subscribers,

The German Recording Academy (Phono-Akademie) has just announced this year’s winners of its coveted ECHO Awards, one of the most prestigious accolades in the world of classical music. We are delighted to report that Deutsche Grammophon’s artists, including Rafał Blechacz, Daniel Hope, Anna Netrebko, Rolando Villazón, have taken the top prize in six categories.


RAFAŁ BLECHACZ
Instrumentalist of the Year (Piano)
Chopin: Preludes, Nocturnes op.62
CD 477 6592

DANIEL HOPE
Concerto Recording of the Year (Music of the 19th Century)
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto (original version), Octet & 3 Lieder
Chamber Orchestra of Europe Thomas Hengelbrock Sebastian Knauer
CD 477 6634

ANNA NETREBKO ROLANDO Villazón
Bestselling Album of the Year
“Duets”
Dresden Staatskapelle Nicola Luisotti
CD 477 6457 (D/A/CH: 477 6456)

HARNONCOURT NETREBKO Röschmann Schäfer SKOVHUS D’ARCANGELO
Music DVD Production of the Year (Opera)
Le nozze di Figaro (2006 Salzburg Festival production)
Wiener Philharmoniker
DVD 073 4245

Fauré QUARTET
Chamber Music Recording of the Year (Music of the 19th Century)
Brahms: Piano Quartets nos.1 & 3, opp. 25 & 60
CD 476 6323

ALBRECHT MAYER
Music DVD Production of the Year (Concert/Documentary)
“New Seasons” (Handel Oboe Concertos)
Sinfonia Varsovia
DVD 076 2714


The trophies will presented at the 15th annual gala ECHO awards ceremony, to be held on 19 October at Munich’s Philharmonie im Gasteig and telecast in Germany, under the title “Echo der Stars”, that evening at 10 p.m. by ZDF (Second German Television channel).

Congratulations to all award-winners!

Your Deutsche Grammophon Web Team


And
Congratulations Rafał Blechacz!!

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