Gramophone Classical Music Awards Winners 2023: Stella Chen, Timothy Ridout and Others
The prestigious Gramophone Classical Music Awards, established in 1977, celebrated its centenary with grandeur on October 4, 2023, in London. This annual event honors exceptional talents and contributions to the western classical recording industry.
Find the of winners for the 2023 edition of the ceremony below:
Lifetime Achievement Award
Dame Felicity Lott, a beloved UK soprano, was bestowed with the Lifetime Achievement Award at Gramophone 2023 for her illustrious career spanning more than 100 recordings. Her dedication to opera and her role in introducing the art form to a new generation were lauded.
VC Artists Stella Chen bags Young Artist Award for Stella x Schubert
Recording of the Year: Fabio Luisi and the Danish National Symphony Orchestra clinched the Recording of the Year award for their Nielsen’s Symphonies Nos 4 & 5 on Deutsche Grammophon.
Artist of the Year: French soprano Véronique Gens was crowned Artist of the Year, praised for her remarkable influence over French opera and song.
Young Artist of the Year: American violinist Stella Chen, a VC Artist, received the Young Artist of the Year award. Her meteoric rise, including winning the First Prize at the 2019 Queen Elizabeth Competition and her celebrated album ‘Stella x Schubert,’ earned her this recognition from Gramophone 2023.
Helen Charlston and Toby Carr’s “Battle Cry: She Speaks” declared Best Concept Album by Gramophone
Orchestra of the Year: The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen was honored as the Orchestra of the Year, a category voted on by the public.
Label of the Year: Swedish label BIS, celebrating its 50th year, was named Label of the Year.