Gramophone's Orchestra of the Year 2023 - the nominees, Part 2

Friday, July 7, 2023

James Jolly and Rob Cowan discuss the second five of the 10 orchestras nominated for this year's Award

Gramophone's Orchestra of the Year is the only award voted for by our readers and music lovers worldwide. Each year, the magazine's editors produce a short list of 10 ensembles whose music-making, particularly on record, has made a particularly strong impression on our critics.

In the second of two podcasts, Gramophone's Editor-in-Chief, James Jolly, talks to the broadcaster and critic Rob Cowan about these five superb ensembles.

To vote for your chosen orchestra, head to the Awards page of our website, but before you do (and voting remains open until September 7), and to help you make up your mind, you can listen to the specially created playlists on Apple Music Classical (see below).

You can listen to the Podcast below. To hear other Gramophone podcasts, or to subscribe for free to new editions, search for 'Gramophone' in your Podcast App of choice, or visit Gramophone's page on Apple Music podcasts.


You can also listen to the Orchestra of the Year nominee playlists via Apple Music below. 

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