Midem Classical Awards 2010 – the nominations

James Jolly11th Jan 2010
Midem Classical Awards 2010Midem Classical Awards 2010

The Midem Classical Awards will be presented at a gala event in Cannes on Tuesday, January 26 (to be broadcast live from the Palais des Féstivals by radio stations in France, Luxembourg and Poland). Below is the list of nominated recordings from which the winners with be drawn. The jury comprises magazines (including Gramophone), radio stations and arts managers, and the results will be revealed in Cannes by the event's co-hosts, the Canadian mezzo Marie-Nicole Lemieux and Gramophone's editor-in-chief James Jolly. The full list of winners will be published on this site on the morning of Wednesday, January 27.

EARLY MUSIC
“Jérusalem“
Montserrat Figueras; La Capella Reial de Catalunya; Al-Darwish; Hespèrion XXI / Jordi Savall
(Alia Vox)

“Carmina Burana - Sacri Sarcasmi”
La Reverdie (Arcana)

Sweelinck The Secular Vocal Works
Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam / Harry van der Kamp (Glossa)

BAROQUE MUSIC
Rameau “La Pantomime” – Harpsichord Pieces
Skip Sempé & Olivier Fortin (Paradizo)

Strozzi Virtuosissima Compositrice
Cappella Mediterranea / Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
(Ambronay)

Telemann Brockes-Passion
Birgitte Christensen; Lydia Teuscher; Marie-Claude Chappuis; Daniel Behle; Donát Havár; Johannes Weisser; RIAS Kammerchor; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin / René Jacobs (Harmonia Mundi)

VOCAL RECITALS
Handel “Between Heaven and Earth”
Sandrine Piau; Accademia Bizantina; Stefano Montanari
(Naïve)

Handel “Furore” – Opera Arias
Joyce DiDonato; Les Talens Lyriques / Christophe Rousset (Virgin Classics)

Schubert Die schöne Müllerin
Matthias Goerne; Christoph Eschenbach (Harmonia Mundi)

CHORAL WORKS
Haydn Die Jahreszeiten
Genia Kühmeier; Werner Güra; Christian Gerhaher; Arnold Schönberg-Chor; Concentus Musicus / Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Deutsche Harmonia Mundi)

Zimmermann Requiem for a Young Poet
Claudia Barainsky; David Pittman-Jennings; Lutz Lansemann; Michael Rotschopf; Jan Hage; João Rafael (Live Electronics); Czech Philharmonic Choir Brno; Slovac Philharmonic Choir; EuropaChorAkademie; Eric Vloeimans Quintet; Holland Symfonia / Bernhard Kontarsky (Cybèle)

“Rastlose Liebe - Ein Spaziergang durch das romantische Leipzig”
Amarcord (Raumklang)

OPERA
Shostakovich The Nose
Vladislav Sulimsky; Alexei Tanovitski; Tatiana Kravtsova; Andrei Popov; Sergei Semishkur; Mariinsky Orchestra and Chorus / Valery Gergiev
(Mariinsky)

R Strauss Der Rosenkavalier
Claire Watson; Brigitte Fassbaender; Lucia Popp; Karl Ridderbusch; Benno Kusche; Gerhard Unger; Choir & Orchestra Bayerische Staatsoper / Carlos Kleiber (Orfeo)

Martinu Juliette (Three Fragments & Orchestral Suite)
Magdalena Kožená; Steve Davislim; Frédéric Goncalves; Nicolas Testé;
Michèle Lagrange; Czech Philharmonic Orchestra / Sir Charles Mackerras

(Supraphon)

SOLO INSTRUMENT
Debussy Complete Works for Piano, Volume 4
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (Chandos)

Gubaidulina. Medtner. Prokofiev. Rachmaninov Piano works
Anna Vinnitskaya (Ambroisie)

Paganini 24 Capricci
Thomas Zehetmair (ECM New Series)

CHAMBER MUSIC
Debussy. Fauré. Ravel String Quartets
Quatuor Ebène (Virgin Classics)

Milhaud. Ravel. Fauré. Debussy “La Belle Époque”
Duo Lechner Tiempo (Avanticlassic)

Schoeck Notturno
Christian Gerhaher; Rosamunde Quartett
(ECM New Series)

CONCERTOS
Beethoven Piano Concertos WoO4 & No 2
Ronald Brautigam; Norrköping Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Parrott (BIS)

Brahms. Korngold Violin Concertos
Nikolaj Znaider; VPO / Valery Gergiev (RCA Red Seal)

Mozart Piano Concertos K175, 246 & 488
Lausanne CO / Christian Zacharias (MDG)

SYMPHONIC WORKS
Bartók Suite No 2. Rumanian Dance. Rumanian Folk Dances. Dance Suite
Hungarian National PO / Zoltán Kocsis (Hungaroton)

Mahler Symphony No 7
BRSO / Mariss Jansons (BR Klassik)

Mahler Symphony No 9
Bamberger SO / Jonathan Nott (Tudor)

CONTEMPORARY MUSIC
Eötvös As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams
Elizabeth Laurence; Mike Svoboda; Gérard Buquet; UMZE Chamber Orchestra / Gergely Vajda (BMC)

Lindberg Sculpture. Campana in aria. Concerto for Orchestra
Esa Tapani; Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (Ondine)

Messiaen The Works for Orchestra
Roger Muraro; Yvonne Naef; Europa Chor Akademie; SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg / Sylvain Cambreling
(Hänssler Classic)

FIRST RECORDING
Chin Rocaná. Violin Concerto
Viviane Hagner; Montreal SO / Kent Nagano (Analekta)

Herbert Songs
Ailish Tynan; James Gilchrist; David Owen Norris (Linn Records)

Rigel Symphonies
Concerto Köln (Berlin Classics)

HISTORICAL
Friedrich Gulda “The Early Recordings”
(Audite)

Yehudi Menuhin “The Great EMI Recordings”
(EMI Classics)

Sergiu Celibidache “Die Orchesterkonzerte”
Agnes Giebel; Hans Hotter; Cologne RSO (Orfeo)

DVD (CONCERTS)
Haydn Harmoniemesse. Symphony No 88. Sinfonia Concertante in D
Malin Hartelius; Judith Schmid; Christian Elsner; Franz-Josef Selig; BRSO & Chor / Mariss Jansons, Brian Large (BR Klassik)

”The King's Singers Live at the BBC Proms”
(Signum Records)

Mozart Mass in C minor Dvořák Symphony No 7
Royal Stockholm PO / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (Medici Arts)

DVD (OPERA / BALLET)
“Walter Felsenstein Edition”
(Arthaus Musik)

Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin
Mariusz Kwiecien; Tatiana Monogarova; Margarita Mamsirova; Andrey Dunaev; Anatolij Kotscherga; The Bolshoi Theatre Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra / Dmitri Tcherniakov; Chloé Perlemutter; Alexander Vedernikov
(Bel Air Classiques)

Messiaen Saint François d'Assise
Camilla Tilling; Rodney Gilfry; Hubert Delamboye; Henk Neven; Tom Randle; Donald Kaasch; Armand Arapian; The Hague Philharmonic Chorus of De Nederlandse Opera / Ingo Metzmacher; Pierre Audi; Misjel Vermeiren
(Opus Arte)

DVD: DOCUMENTARIES
“Sergiu Celibidache: You don't do anything - You let it evolve”
A film by Jan Schmidt-Garre
(Arthaus Musik)

“Leonard Bernstein: Reflections”
A film by Peter Rosen
(Medici Arts)

“Wagner's Mastersinger, Hitler's Siegfried (Max Lorenz)”
A film by Eric Schulz and Claus Wischmann
(Medici Arts)

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