BERLIN 〓 The award ceremony for the German record award “OPUS KLASSIK” was held at the Konzerthaus

2020/10/20

The award ceremony for the German record award “OPUS KLASSIK” was held at the Konzerthaus in Berlin on the 18th. The award is the successor to the “Echo Awards,” which was once the “German Grammy Awards,” and recognizes musicians and record makers who made excellent recordings that year. The winners of this year are as follows.

[Female singer]
 ■ Marlis Petersen = Dimensionen Innenwelt
 ■ Elīna Garanča = Sol Y Vida


[Male singer]
 ■ Daniel Behle = MoZart – Zero to Hero


[Instrumentalist]
  …Violin
 ■ Anne-Sophie Mutter = Across The Stars
  …Recorder
 ■ Dorothee Oberlinger = Night Music
  …Piano
 ■ Elisabeth Leonskaja = Robert Schumann Variations – Sonaten


[Conductor]
 ■ Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla = Weinberg: Symphonies NOS. 2 & 21


[Composer]
 ■ Detlev Glanert = Oceane


[Life’s work]
 ■ Rudolf Buchbinder(Piano)


[Young artist]
 ■ Benjamin Bernheim(Tenor) = Benjamin Bernheim
 ■ Elsa Dreisig(Soprano) = Morgen
 ■ Isata Kanneh-Mason(Piano) = Romance – The Piano Music Of Clara Schumann
 ■ Annelien van Wauwe(Clarinet) = Belle Epoque


[Ensemble / Orchester]
 ■ Ensemble Resonanz = Bryce Dessner: Tenebre


[Solo recording of vocals]
  …Opera
 ■ Nuria Rial = Muera Cupido
  …Lied
 ■ Diana Damrau = Strauss: Vier letzte Lieder


[Solo recording instrument]
  …Violin
 ■ Thomas Zehetmair = Sei Solo
  …Cello
 ■ Daniel Müller-Schott = #CelloUnlimited
  …Piano
 ■ Víkingur Ólafsson = Debussy Rameau
  …Guitar
 ■ Frank Bungarten = Emilio Pujol: Estudios


[Concert recording]
 ■ Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini / Poulenc: Organ Concerto = Cameron Carpenter(Organ)
 ■ Ullmann: Piano Concerto & Solo Works = Annika Treutler(Piano) 
 ■ Standards = Simon Höfele(Trumpet)
 ■ Franz Joseph Clement: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 = Mirijam Contzen(Violin)


[Chamber music recording]
  …Duo
 ■ Offenbach = Raphaela Gromes / Julian Riem
  …Trio
 ■ Ludwig van Beethoven Klaviertrios:: op. 97 & op. 1,3 = Wiener Klaviertrio
  …Quartett
 ■ MEMENTO = vision string quartet
  …Mixed things
 ■ Variety – The Art of Variation = Les Passions de l’Ame


[Classic without limits]
 ■ Wien = Jonas Kaufmann / Wiener Philharmoniker / Ádám Fischer
 ■ A Bernstein Story = Sebastian Manz / Sebastian Studnitzky
 ■ Tokyo Stories = Francesco Tristano


[Symphonic recording]
  …Music up to and including the 18th century
 ■ François-Joseph Gossec: Symphoniens op. IV, No. 1-6 = Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss / Simon Gaudenz
  …19th century music
 ■ Beethoven: Sämtliche Sinfonien = Danish Chamber Orchestra / Ádám Fischer
  …Music 20th / 21st century
 ■ Alexander Veprik: Orchesterwerke = BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Christoph-Mathias Mueller


[Choral work recording]
 ■ Johann Sebastian Bach: Johannes Passion, 2. Fassung 1725 = Ælbgut / Wunderkammer


[Opera recording]
  …Music up to and including the 18th century
 ■ Händel: Rodelinda (DVD) = Jeanine de Bique / Tim Mead / Jakub Józef Orliński / Le Concert d’Astrée / Emmanuelle Haïm
  …19th century music
 ■ Charles Gounod: Faust (Version 1859) = Véronique Gens / Benjamin Bernheim / Les Talens Lyriques / Christophe Rousset
  …Music 20th / 21st century
 ■ Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Das Wunder der Heliane = Sara Jakubiak / Brian Jagde / Chorus and Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin / Marc Albrecht


[World premiere recording]
 ■ Heinz Winbeck: Sämtliche Sinfonien (1–5) / 5-CD-Box = Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks


[Innovative concert]
 ■ Hildur Guðnadóttir: Chernobyl = Hildur Guðnadóttir / Sam Slater / Chris Watson等


[Audiovisual music production]
 ■ Komponistinnen = Kyra Steckeweh / Tim van Beveren


[Video clip]
 ■ Deaf Hip-Hop World Champion Dances Beethoven Symphony No. 5 = Kassandra Wedel


[Editorial achievement]
 ■ Heinrich Schütz: Psalmen & Friedensmusiken Abschluss der ersten Gesamteinspielung der Werke von Heinrich Schütz = Dresdner Kammerchor / Hans-Christoph Rademann


[Innovative audio production]
 ■ Ferdinand Ries: Kammermusik = franz ensemble


[Promoting young talent]
 ■ Kinderopernhaus Berlin = Staatsoper Unter den Linden


[Best seller]
 ■ Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas = Igor Levit


[Beethoven 250]
 ■ Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont Schauspielmusik = Olga Bezsmertna / Matthias Brandt / Beethoven Orchester Bonn / Dirk Kaftan


Photo:OPUS KLASSIK





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