BBC Music Magazine Award for „Beethoven 9“ App DG's "Beethoven 9" app, a partnership with Touch Press, won the App Award which has been presented this year for the first time. The internationally acclaimed BBC Music Mgagazine Awards for 2014 were announced on April 8 during an exclusive ceremony held at King´s Place in London. The Tempest named "Best Opera Recording" at The Grammys The Deutsche Grammophon DVD recording of Thomas Adès's opera The Tempest was named Best Opera Recording at the 56th annual Grammy Awards. CLAUDIO ABBADO (26 June 1933 – 20 January 2014) It is with deep regret that Deutsche Grammophon announces the passing of one of the greatest conductors of this and the last century. The label is proud to have accompanied Claudio Abbado on his musical journey over the last 46 years, and to have had the privilege of preserving his work in recordings. Gustavo Dudamel Conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic in John Adams' "The Gospel According to the Other Mary" Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Master Chorale, along with an outstanding cast featuring Kelley O’Connor, Tamara Mumford and Russell Thomas, in Deutsche Grammophon’s world-premiere recording of composer John Adams’ internationally acclaimed The Gospel According to the Other Mary. Charismatic violinist Nemanja Radulović signs to Deutsche Grammophon The brilliant young violinist Nemanja Radulović has signed an exclusive global recording deal with Deutsche Grammophon. Following a triumphant Paris recital, where he performed Paganini, Pugnani-Kreisler, Franck and Mozart for a sell-out crowd at the Salle Gaveau, the musician joined the Yellow Label roster of artists. Deutsche Grammophon Announces Bryce Dessner & Jonny Greenwood Release Deutsche Grammophon is proud to announce the release of orchestral works composed by Bryce Dessner, known to many from acclaimed rock band The National, as well as a complete Suite from the soundtrack of “There Will Be Blood”, composed by Jonny Greenwood from Radiohead. Rafał Blechacz Honoured with the 2014 Gilmore Artist Award Polish pianist Rafał Blechacz, 28, is named winner of the 2014 Gilmore Artist Award. An extraordinary and unique honour, the award assesses the nominees without their knowledge through recordings and live performances over a period of time.