Gramophone’s Orchestra of the Year 2020

Vote for Gramophone's Orchestra of the Year 2020

The time has come for you to decide who should be named Gramophone’s Orchestra of the Year 2020!

We have drawn up a shortlist of ensembles whose work in the recording studio over the past year has been particularly impressive and we would like you to vote for your favourite orchestra below.

This year's nominated orchestras are:

BBC Symphony Orchestra • Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra • Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin • Freiburger Barockorchester • musicAeterna • NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo • Los Angeles Philharmonic • Orchestre National de Lille • Philadelphia Orchestra

To help you to choose your winner we have created 11 Apple Music playlists – one for each ensemble, as well as a dynamic 'Orchestra of the Year 2020 – the nominees' playlist that will be updated throughout the summer, exclusively available to listen to on Apple Music, which you can try free for three months.*

Now that you have heard the orchestras in action, who do you think should be named Gramophone's Orchestra of the Year 2020?

How to vote

Register your vote by using the voting form below, or by following this link:

Orchestra of the Year – explore the playlists

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