Deutsche Grammophon Artists Triumph in Classic FM "Albums of the Year" In the Top Ten are Daniel Hope’s Escape To Paradise and the Thielemann/Pollini/Batiashvili Brahms set. Also honoured in Classic FM’s list are Lisa Batiashvili’s Bach and Daniel Barenboim’s Schubert Piano Sonatas. Maurizio Pollini completes his Beethoven Piano Sonata Cycle Almost forty years have passed since Maurizio Pollini made his first studio recording of piano sonatas by Beethoven. The great Italian artist crowns his complete Beethoven cycle with the release on 17 November of the Piano Sonatas opp. 31 & 49, a title certain to take its place in the pantheon of essential piano recordings. Unitel Classica and Deutsche Grammophon renew partnership Unitel Classica, one of the world’s leading producers and distributors of classical music for audiovisual media, and Deutsche Grammophon have renewed their partnership for a further term and for the first time included digital exploitation. Deutsche Grammophon Artists scoop top awards at ECHO Klassik in Germany The line-up of this year’s ECHO Klassik winners features Anna Netrebko and Piotr Beczała (“Singers of the Year”), Yannick Nézet-Séguin (“Conductor of the Year”), Anne-Sophie Mutter, Martha Argerich and Claudio Abbado ("Concerto Recording of the Year"), the documentary film Karajan – The Second Life and the Metropolitan Opera production of The Tempest (“Music DVD Production of the Year”). Deutsche Grammophon unveils great “Discovery” Deutsche Grammophon launches DG Discovery – the world’s first classical label streaming App. Curated App offers subscribers instant and unlimited access to peerless performances and a rich supply of background information. The Originals – legendary recordings: a “who’s who” of the world’s greatest musicians Deutsche Grammophon celebrates the 20th anniversary of its acclaimed reissue series with a 50-CD box set. The inspirational line-up of artists includes Claudio Abbado, Martha Argerich, Karl Böhm, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Emil Gilels, Gundula Janowitz, Herbert von Karajan, Carlos Kleiber, Anne-Sophie Mutter, David Oistrakh and Mstislav Rostropovich. “Daring and fiery” harpsichordist signs to Deutsche Grammophon Harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani – whose “daring and fiery performances” (The Times) have made him “his instrument’s leading champion” (International Piano) – today signed an exclusive contract with Deutsche Grammophon, prior to his debut at the Bristol Proms.