Hélène Grimaud: Water Hélène Grimaud explores the power and beauty of water in an evocative, experimental and deeply personal new Deutsche Grammophon recording – to be released February 5, 2016. 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. He was named winner on Tuesday 20 October 2015, following three weeks and three stages of competition in Warsaw. Vienna Boys Choir with new Christmas album The world's best-known boys' choir begins its close cooperation with Universal Music with a major Christmas album. With the likes of Rolando Villazón and Aida Garifullina, the Choir Boys have invited two stars of classical music to be their guests. And instrumental support is provided by the band WienerWunderAllerlei and the brass ensemble phil Blech Wien. Abbado’s memory honoured with prestigious Gramophone Award Deutsche Grammophon is proud to announce that the late Claudio Abbado was posthumously honoured last Thursday night with the coveted Gramophone Recording of the Year Award for his very last recording – Bruckner’s Symphony No. 9 with the Lucerne Festival Orchestra. “Peter and the Wolf in Hollywood”: A bold new take on the enduring children’s favorite Critically-acclaimed New York-based production company Giants Are Small and the world’s foremost classical record label Deutsche Grammophon proudly present Peter and the Wolf in Hollywood, an unforgettable journey of classical music, visual wonder, and digital play, giving an invigorating new perspective on Prokofiev’s classic. Sistine chapel unlocks its doors for recording for the first time For the first time ever, the Vatican has opened the doors of the iconic Sistine Chapel for a studio recording with the Sistine Chapel Choir – the world’s oldest choir. The landmark new album, Cantate Domino, captures the sounds of this extraordinary acoustic, with music performed by the Pope’s own choir. It will be released on 25 September.