Vote for Gramophone's Orchestra of the Year 2019

Gramophone Tue 11th June 2019

Who will win this coveted Gramophone Classical Music Award? You decide!

We are delighted to reveal the 10 ensembles shortlisted for this year's Gramophone Orchestra of the Year Award, presented with Apple Music.

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

Each of the 10 ensembles is featured in a specially created Apple Music playlist, with an 11th playlist featuring all the orchestras that will be refreshed with new tracks every few weeks.

This year, the net is thrown wide once again and 10 ensembles from three continents vie for the Award. The nominated ensembles are:

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Staatskapelle Berlin

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

London Symphony Orchestra

Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia – Rome

San Francisco Symphony

Les Siècles

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.

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