Jóhann Jóhannsson presents “Orphée“ Golden Globe-winning and Oscar-, BAFTA- and Grammy-nominated composer Jóhann Jóhannsson’s first album for Deutsche Grammophon is a meditation on beauty and the process of creation. Deutsche Grammophon signs Swedish violin prodigy As he prepares for this year’s Verbier Festival as well as major debuts with leading symphony orchestras and conductors, 15-year-old Daniel Lozakovich joins the Yellow Label. Anna Netrebko raises the curtain on her new album: VERISMO Fresh from making her sensational Wagnerian debut as Elsa in Lohengrin at the Dresden Semperoper – four performances, all of which were met with thunderous ovations – Anna Netrebko, the best-known soprano of our time, travelled to Universal Music’s annual “Club of Classics” sales conference in Berlin to present her upcoming release, VERISMO, and unveil the album’s cover art. Deutsche Grammophon curated playlists now available on Apple Music From today, music especially selected by a team of Deutsche Grammophon curators will be available to stream on Apple Music. As one of the world’s oldest and most trusted music brands, Deutsche Grammophon is confident that, together with Apple Music, it can act as a guide, both for its many faithful followers and for novices who may not know where to begin in the world of classical music. Andris Nelsons and Deutsche Grammophon announce exclusive relationship Andris Nelsons, widely considered as one of today’s most charismatic and compelling conductors, signs an exclusive contract with Deutsche Grammophon. The announcement, made in Berlin on 19 May 2016, represents a major milestone in the Latvian artist’s recording career and prepares the way for three landmark projects. Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons, and Deutsche Grammophon announce contract extension expanding original recording agreement The Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons, and Deutsche Grammophon have expanded their award-winning recording partnership by extending their original agreement, which focused primarily on Shostakovich Symphonies 5-10 (works composed during the period of Shostakovich’s difficult relationship with Stalin and the Soviet regime, mid-1930s to 1953), to include live recordings of the composer’s entire canon of 15 symphonies, plus the masterpiece opera, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk. Charismatic and genre-crossing accordionist Ksenija Sidorova signs exclusive Deutsche Grammophon contract and unveils fresh vision of Carmen in stunning yellow label debut album Countless artists, authors and other sharp creative minds – from Manet and Peter Brook to Nabokov and Nietzsche – have drawn deep inspiration from Carmen. Ksenija Sidorova is the latest to reimagine the tragic heroine of Bizet’s opera. Rufus Wainwright unveils new album ‘Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets’ Rufus Wainwright celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death in typically dramatic fashion by releasing a unique collection of nine sonnets in stunning performances by both actors and vocalists. Set for release on 22 April on Deutsche Grammophon, it also marks the first collaboration between Rufus and Marius de Vries since they co-produced the epic Want albums. Deutsche Grammophon signs Oscar-nominated composer Jóhann Jóhannsson Subtle contrasts and complex transformations are central to the multi-layered soundworlds of Jóhann Jóhannsson. The visionary Icelandic composer’s art defies easy categorisation. It readily crosses and blurs the defining lines of genres as diverse as Minimalism, Neo-classicism, electro-acoustic, ambient and drone-based music, post-rock and contemporary classical. Sitar virtuoso Anoushka Shankar sounds a searing cry against injustice in new Deutsche Grammophon album, Land of Gold Land of Gold, Anoushka Shankar’s fourth album for Deutsche Grammophon, is her heartfelt response to the trauma and injustice being experienced by refugees and victims of war. Offering an uplifting message of hope for dark times, its music was inspired by recent news images of people fleeing civil war, oppression, poverty and unbearable hardship. Hélène Grimaud: Water Hélène Grimaud explores the power and beauty of water in an evocative, experimental and deeply personal new Deutsche Grammophon recording. Seong-Jin Cho wins 2015 International Chopin Piano Competition, the world’s premiere classical music competition Deutsche Grammophon (DG) is proud to present the debut solo album from Seong-Jin Cho, winner of the 17th International Chopin Piano Competition. Cho took the coveted first prize, among the most prestigious titles in the world of classical music.