We are delighted to reveal the 10 ensembles shortlisted for this year's Gramophone Orchestra of the Year Award, you can listen to all the playlists exclusively on Apple Music. Try it free for three months.
This Award celebrates ensembles that have made significant contributions and achievements to classical recording in the past year, and once again reflects the excellence of music-making across the globe.
The Award will be decided by public vote, and the winner will be revealed at a glamorous ceremony at London’s De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms on Wednesday October 16.
Listen to the nominees
This year, the net is thrown wide once again and 10 ensembles from three continents vie for the Award. The nominated ensembles are:
How to vote
When you have decided who you think should win, register your vote by using the form below or via the Orchestra of the Year voting page.