The Gramophone Awards Shortlist 2017

The 72 recordings that have been shortlisted for Gramophone Awards this year have recently been announced over on their website with the winners set to be announced on the 1st September.

We’re pleased to see three Proper distributed releases up for awards: The Italian Job (AVIE, AV2371) is shortlisted in the Baroque Instrumental category, Thomas Ades | Per Norgard | Hans Abrahamsen (ECM New Series, 481 2385) is shortlisted in the Chamber category and Gyorgy Ligeti : Lontano etc (NEOS, NEOS11422) is shortlisted in the Contemporary category. You can read reviews for all of the shortlisted releases in a special digital magazine here.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Gramophone Classical Music Awards which are presented in association with the Pan-Armenian Symphony Orchestra, Qobuz and the BPI.

The Awards ceremony takes place on Wednesday, September 13 and will be livestreamed through at 6.30pm BST.