Rafał Blechacz's CD Debussy Szymanowski was selected Solo Recording of the Year (piano, 20/21 centuries) of ECHO Klassik.
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(Quote from ECHO Klassik)
The ECHO Klassik is one of the most renowned classical music prizes in the world and has been awarded since 1994.
Every year the German Phono Akademie, the cultural institute of the German music industry association, rewards the outstanding and most successful recordings by national and international classical artists by awarding this prize in many categories. As in past years, countless stars of the classical music world are expected to attend the ECHO Klassik German Music Award ceremony in 2012.
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The award ceremony will be held at Konzerthaus Berlin on October 14, broadcast by ZDF.
**Rafał Blechacz won ECHO Klassik Award in 2008 : Instrumentalist of the Year, Piano, for his first recording from DG "Chopin Complete Preludes".
For the award-giving ceremony, DG representative attended on Blechacz's behalf.