Recording Category Winners 2023


Cage Choral works

Latvian Radio Choir / Sigvards Kļava (Ondine)

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Elgar ‘Viola Concerto’ Bloch Suite For Viola and Orchestra

Timothy Ridout va BBC Symphony Orchestra / Martyn Brabbins (Harmonia Mundi)

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Mozart String Quintets – No 3, K515; No 4, K516

Ébène Quartet with Antoine Tamestit va (Erato)

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Concept Album

‘Battle Cry: She Speaks’

Helen Charlston mez Toby Carr theorbo (Delphian)

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Wennäkoski Sigla. Flounce. Sedecim

Sivan Magen hp Finnish RSO / Nicholas Collon (Ondine)

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Early Music

Daser Polyphonic Masses

Huelgas Ensemble / Paul Van Nevel (Deutsche Harmonia Mundi)

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Bartók. Eötvös. Ligeti. Veress Music for Solo Violin and Viola

Nurit Stark vn, va (BIS)

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Tippett The Midsummer Marriage

Robert Murray, Rachel Nicholls, Ashley Riches, Jennifer France, Toby Spence, Claire Barnett-Jones, Susan Bickley, Joshua Bloom; English National Opera Chorus; London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir / Edward Gardner (LPO)

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Orchestral & Recording of the Year

Nielsen Symphonies Nos 4, ‘The Inextinguishable’ and 5

Danish National Symphony Orchestra / Fabio Luisi (DG)

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Szymanowski Piano Works

Krystian Zimerman (DG)

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Fauré Complete Songs

Cyrille Dubois ten Tristan Raës pf (Aparté)

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Spatial Audio

Wagner Die Walküre

Soloists; VPO / Sir Georg Solti (Decca)

Voice & Ensemble


Véronique Gens, Sandrine Piau sops Le Concert de la Loge / Julien Chauvin (Alpha)

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Special Awards

Lifetime Achievement

Dame Felicity Lott

Label of the Year

BIS Records

Young Artist of the Year

Stella Chen

Artist of the Year

Véronique Gens

Orchestra of the Year

The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen

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