Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2021: The Recording Category Winners Revealed!

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Alina Ibragimova, Ludovic Tézier, Takács Quartet, The Tallis Scholars, Paavo Järvi, Sean Shibe, Piotr Anderszewski and Fatma Said among those receiving accolades this year

We are pleased to reveal the winners in the 11 recording categories of the 2021 Gramophone Classical Music Awards, presented with Apple Music, E. Gutzwiller & Cie, Banquiers and Help Musicians UK.

The winners will now be in contention for the crowning accolade, Recording of the Year, announced on the evening of the Gramophone Awards ceremony, which will be available to watch on our website and YouTube channel, and on medici.tv, on Tuesday, October 5, from 7pm (BST).

Among this year's Award-winning albums are The Tallis Scholars in the Early Music category, Piotr Anderszewski in the Piano category, the Takács Quartet and Garrick Ohlsson in the Chamber category, and Ludovic Tézier in the new Voice & Ensemble category.

You can explore all of this year's Award-winning albums – and read the original Gramophone reviews of each recording – by following the links below:

Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2021 – Category Winners

Chamber

Choral

Concerto

Contemporary

Early Music

Instrumental

Opera

Orchestral

Piano

Song

Voice & Ensemble


Join us for the Gramophone Awards ceremony on October 5 


Category Winners Playlist

Listen to our Category Winners playlist, exclusively on Apple Music. If you are not yet a subscriber to Apple Music, it is free for the first three months, boasts a catalogue of more than 75 million songs and offers lossless streaming, as well as albums in Spatial Audio. We've produced a guide to introduce the new listening experience of Spatial Audio here: Apple Music's spatial audio with Dolby Atmos – what is it and how do you get it?

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