The shortlists for the Gramophone Awards 2011, presented in association with Steinway & Sons, have been unveiled. From the many recordings issued over the past twelve months, 45 have emerged from the judging process as the contenders for the coveted Gramophone Recording of the Year and we are delighted to have three nominations. They are ...
Richard Rodney Bennett Songs before Sleep (NMC D155)
Sophie Daneman; Susan Bickley; Hulett; Iain Burnside
Harrison Birtwistle Night's Black Bird (NMC D156)
Owen Slade; The Hallé; Ryan Wigglesworth
David Matthews: Winter Passions (NMC D152)
Susan Bickley; Stephan Loges; The Nash Ensemble, Lionel Friend
For more information, and to read reviews of the top three discs in each category, visit the Gramophone website here
The results will be announced on October 6 following the Awards ceremony at the Dorchester Hotel.