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Crossover Media Artists named 2014 Echo Klassik Prize Winners!

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The Deutsche Phono-Akademie (German phono academy) was founded on 27th September 1973 as a non-profit cultural institute of the Bundesverband Musikindustrie (German music industry association). Aside from supporting musical talents, it is the aim of the Deutsche Phono-Akademie to honour outstanding artists and to bring those political, cultural, scientific and business groups associated with the musical arts field closer together. The Echo Klassik Awards recognize outstanding achievement in the music indutry. Here are the 2014 Crossover Media artists and projects being recognized:

Conductor of the Year: Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Newcomer of the Year (Piano): Daniil Trifonov - The Carnegie Recital

Concert Recording of the Year (Music up to and including 18th century) / Piano: Martha Argerich / Orchestra Mozart / Claudio Abbado - W. A. Mozart: Klavierkonzerte 20 & 25

Concert Recording of the Year (19th century music) / Violin: Anne-Sophie Mutter / Berliner Philharmoniker / Manfred Honeck - Dvořák

Opera Recording of the Year (19th century opera):  Cecilia Bartoli / Sumi Jo / John Osborn / Giovanni Antonini - Bellini: Norma

Solo Recording of the Year (19th century music) / Piano: Igor Levit - The Late Beethoven Sonatas

Solo Recording of the Year / Voice (Duets/opera arias): Jonas Kaufmann - The Verdi Album

See the full list of 2014 Echo Klassik Prize Winners here.