Five HarrisonParrott Artists feature on Echo Klassik Awards 2017 winning recordings
The Conductor of the Year award goes to Kent Nagano. He wins the award for his recording of Richard Strauss: Eine Alpensinfonie (FARAO) with Gothenburg Symphony.
In the Instrumentalist of the Year categories, Christian Tetzlaff wins the Violin award for Brahms: The Violin Sonatas (Ondine/Naxos) with Lars Vogt on piano, Ksenija Sidorova’s Carmen (Deutsche Grammophon) wins in the Accordion category, and Maurizio Pollini’s Chopin: Late Works opp. 59-64 (Deutsche Grammophon) wins the Piano award.
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (Deutsche Grammophon) wins the Opera Recording (opera up to and including 17th/18th century) category, on which mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter features.
Each of the awards will be presented at a gala event on 29 October 2017 at the Elbphilharmonie Concert Hall, Hamburg and broadcast on television via ZDF.