Three Dacapo releases nominated for the prestigiuos OPUS KLASSIK award
The German music prize OPUS KLASSIK has published this year’s short-listees, and Dacapo releases have been nominated in no less than five categories.
OPUS KLASSIK is Germany’s largest prize for classical music, and this year three Dacapo releases have been short-listed in five out of a total of 24 categories.
Bo Holten’s modern Baroque opera Gesualdo – Shadows, performed by Musica Ficta and Concerto Copenhagen, was released on DVD last year and has now been short-listed in two categories: Category 16 (Opera Recording of the Year – Opera from the 20th/21st century) and Category 19 (Audiovisual Musical Production of the Year).
The recording by the Vienna Philharmonic of Rued Langgaard’s Symphonies 2 & 6, conducted by Sakari Oramo, has been short-listed in Category 14 (Symphonic Recording of the Year – Music from the 20th/21st century).
And the violist Rafaell Altino’s album Works for Solo Viola, with six newly written works for solo viola, has been short-listed in Category 3 (Instrumentalist of the Year: Viola) and Category 10 (Soloist Recording of the Year – Instrument).
The prizes will be awarded on Sunday, 13 October 2019 in Konzerthaus Berlin at the Prize-Giving Concert of OPUS KLASSIK.