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. 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. 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. 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. Capturing the Light and Shade of two colourful concertos – Yuja Wang plays Ravel With their combination of jazz rhythms, sensual beauty and spiky vitality, Ravel’s two piano concertos illustrate her point to perfection, as will be heard on her new album – to be released in October. It also features the original piano solo version of Fauré’s Ballade in F sharp major op. 19. Virtuoso Copin recitals, artist unknown Deutsche Grammophon and the Fryderyk Chopin Institute launch a bold strategic partnership to connect global audiences with Chopin’s music and the best of the International Chopin Piano Competition. An album of the winner’s performances at the 2015 International Chopin Piano Competition to be released on 6 November. Trifonov's Tribute To The Last Of The Romantics Star pianist Daniil Trifonov plays Rachmaninov’s Paganini Rhapsody and keyboard variations as well as his own Rachmaniana in his first studio album for Deutsche Grammophon released August 28, 2015 After only one year, Boston Symphony Orchestra and Andris Nelsons Announce Extension of Nelsons’ Contract as BSO Music Director Through 2022 The Boston Symphony Orchestra and Andris Nelsons have reached an agreement to extend Mr. Nelsons’ contract as BSO Music Director through the 2021-22 season, following his extraordinary first year in that role, having received virtually unanimous praise and universal enthusiasm for his work with the orchestra from critics and audiences alike. Deutsche Grammophon to Release First in a Series of Shostakovich Recordings with Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra Anoushka Shankar returns to her roots with Home, released on Deutsche Grammophon on July 10 The Legendary Itzhak Perlman Celebrates Esteemed Career & 70th Birthday With Fauré & Strauss Violin Sonatas Fabulous Fagioli Deutsche Grammophon signs first countertenor in label’s history, adding superstar singer Franco Fagioli to its illustrious family of artists. Anna Netrebko Performed Sensational Open-air Concert with Jonas Kaufmann and Thomas Hampson at Munich’s Königsplatz Almost 15,000 people gathered at the Königsplatz in Munich on Saturday 27 June for an open-air concert headlined by Anna Netrebko. The great Russian soprano was joined by fellow opera superstars Jonas Kaufmann and Thomas Hampson for an event certain to live long in the memory. Max Richter releases eight-hour overnight piece, SLEEP One of Britain’s leading contemporary composers has written what is thought to be the longest single piece of classical music ever to be recorded. SLEEP is eight hours long – and is actually and genuinely intended to send the listener to sleep.“It’s an eight-hour lullaby,” says its composer, Max Richter. Minimalism meets Baroque with Mahan Esfahani’s new recording on Deutsche Grammophon/Archiv Produktion, Time Present and Time Past Follow, Poet, the Deutsche Grammophon debut by acclaimed American composer Mohammed Fairouz continues to captivate listeners and critics alike Boston Symphony Orchestra and Andris Nelsons announce new partnership with Deutsche Grammophon This new recording initiative will launch with a project entitled Shostakovich Under Stalin’s Shadow, focusing on works composed during the period of Shostakovich’s difficult relationship with Stalin and the Soviet regime. Pete Townshend Presents New Orchestral Version of The Who’s “Quadrophenia” Avi Avital transports the mandolin to its Venetian roots in his latest album, Vivaldi Mohammed Fairouz: Follow, Poet marks the Deutsche Grammophon debut by the acclaimed young American composer, out January 27 An All-Star Combination Pays Homage To Richard Strauss On New Recording Deutsche Grammophon Releases Live Recording, Piano Duos Featuring Daniel Barenboim and Martha Argerich Anna Thorvaldsdottir Announces New Album, Aerial, Out 11/11 on Deutsche Grammophon / Universal Music Classics Lisa Batiashvili Presents Bach Featuring Emmanuel Pahud and Francois Leleux New York Philharmonic’s 2014/14 Artist-In-Residence Performances at Lincoln Center October 9 – 11 & 14, 2014 Elinda Garanca Explores Her Latvian Roots and Spirituality with New Album, Mediation Rising Stars Alice Sara Ott and Francesco Tristano Put a Twist on Classical Music with New Album, Scandale Featuring Works from Igor Stravinsky, Maurice Ravel, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsanov Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry Announces Fall Performances in Support of His “Hypnotic” (The New York Times) Debut Album of Classical Compositions Deutsche Grammophon Unveils Great “Discovery” Deutsche Grammophon launches DG Discovery – the world’s first classical label streaming App Daniel Hope Releases Escape to Paradise: The Hollywood Album – Including a Performance by Sting – on Deutsche Grammophon, September 2 Gustavo Dudamel’s First Ever Original Composition For Film, The Liberator – Libertador Soundtrack, To Be Released July 29th on Deutsche Grammophon Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry “Music For Heart and Breath” Internationally Acclaimed Guitarist Miloš Karadaglić Returns With New Deutsche Grammophon/Mercury Classics Release, Aranjuez Pablo Heras-Casado Takes A Journey To Spain On EL MAESTRO FARINELLI René Jacobs Returns With Handel’s ORLANDO on Deutsche Grammophon Featuring Bejun Mehta Available Now Deutsche Grammophon Releases NOTTURNO, In Honor Of Richard Strauss’ 150th Anniversary Featuring Thomas Hampson Yannick Nézet-Séguin Offers A Fresh Take On Schumann’s Music For New Album, SCHUMANN Deutsche Grammophon Announces Special “KARAJAN YEAR 2014″ Activities Deutsche Grammophon Presents The Leonard Bernstein Collection, Volume One AVAILABLE 4/22 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. Anne-Sophie Mutter And Lambert Orkis Celebrate 25th Anniversary Of Their Duo Partnership Release of The Silver Album and major European recital tour Yundi Returns With The Berlin Philharmonic On New Album Contemporary British Composer Max Richter Forges Partnership with DG For New Recordings and Catalogue Mandolinist Avi Avital Returns To U.S. For Additional Concerts In Support of Acclaimed DG Album, BETWEEN WORLDS Deutsche Grammophon Releases Live Recording Of Two Mozart Piano Concertos Featuring Long-Time Collaborators Claudio Abbado And Martha Argerich Deutsche Grammophon Releases The Met’s Production Of Tchaikovsky’s Masterpiece “Eugene Onegin” On DVD/Blu-Ray Deutsche Grammophon / Universal Music Classics Announces Bryce Dessner & Jonny Greenwood Release Out March 3 Gustavo Dudamel Conducts The Los Angeles Philharmonic In John Adams “THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THE OTHER MARY” Deutsche Grammophon to release Rolando Villazón’s newest album, Mozart Concert Arias on January 21, 2014 Trifonov: The Carnegie Recital – Daniil Trifonov’s Acclaimed Deutsche Grammophon Debut – Is Due for U.S. Release on January 28 Deutsche Grammophon Releases Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin in an All-Tchaikovsky Recording Avi Avital Travels BETWEEN WORLDS On New Deutsche Grammophon / Universal Music Classics Album Out January 14, 2014 Daniel Hope - The journey to hell in Theresienstadt Bryn Terfel - The Salt Lake Tribune New album celebrates Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s Welsh roots Hilary Hahn - BUST Magazine Hilary Hahn talks to BUST Magazine about "In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores." Anoushka Shankar - Pandora Exclusive First Listen of Anoushka Shankar's TRACES OF YOU on Pandora! Renée Fleming - Sinfini Music Renée talks about five pieces of music that are close to her heart. Anna Netrebko - USA Today Anna Netrebko covers new ground on 'Verdi' Daniel Hope - NPR Music Daniel Hope's Earth And Sky Expedition Anna Netrebko - Opera News The Age of Anna Anna Netrebko - Sinfini Music Watch an interview with Anna Netrebko, filmed recently in Salzburg at an exclusive event to launch her new "Verdi" album. Helene Grimaud will release her new album, BRAHMS: CONCERTOS, on October 1 in the USA. Learn more about this release here. Anna Netrebko - NPR Music First Listen: Anna Netrebko, 'Verdi' Gustavo Dudamel and Deutsche Grammophon Reveal Debut Album with Berlin Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel conducts Strauss’s mighty Also sprach Zarathustra, the sonorous epic which will be forever associated with Stanley Kubrick’s ground-breaking film, 2001: A Space Odyssey, alongside the tone poems Don Juan and Till Eulenspiegel, both significant landmarks in Strauss’s development as a master of orchestral texture and form. Rolando Villazón introduces the new Così album! A sneak peek at Anna Netrebko's new album VERDI Here, Anna sings "Merce, dilette amiche" from the final act of Verdi's "I Vespri Siciliani." Get the latest news on Deutsche Grammophon's latest releases in the US Follow Us On Facebook! Mormon Tabernacle Choir joining forces with renowned Deutsche Grammophon for new album What Gustavo Dudamel can teach us about Bach, Mozart and Mendelssohn Ingolf Wunder's 300 - NPR MUSIC Music We Love Now: Three Must-Hear Piano Albums Interview with pianist Rafał Blechacz Gustavo Dudamel On Discovering Mahler By Accident Gustavo Dudamel sits down with moderator David Hyde Pierce and a select group of super fans for a exclusive "Off The Podium" broadcast event on SiriusXM's commercial-free Classical music channel, Symphony Hall ( Opera superstar Anna Netrebko is conquering the world, theater by theater The Captivating Mastery of Anne-Sophie Mutter Soprano Anna Prohaska Makes Her Deutsche Grammophon International Debut With Enchanted Forest Released on March 26 in the US! Daniel Hope with Ludovico Einaudi: Live Webcast from the Yellow Lounge Stockholm This will begin January 10, 2013 at 8pm CET (2pm NY, 11am LA). A Bald Mezzo And Three Shades Of Violin: Classical Favorites From 2012 Gustavo Dudamel - Charlie Rose Gustavo Dudamel, Music Director of the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra discusses his upcoming performance at Carnegie Hall Interview with Leila Josefowicz and Esa-Pekka Salonen: Violin Concerto 'Out of Nowhere' A 21st-Century "Ring" For Wagner's 200th Anniversary Year Internationally Acclaimed Guitarist Miloš Karadaglic Returns with Pasión - Coming July 17 Yuja Wang - The Wall Street Journal Fast Hands, Swift Rise Milos - NPR Music Milos Karadaglic And The Power Of A Dusty Old Guitar Yuja Wang - The New York Times Pianist and Fashion Plate Hilary Hahn - "Hilary Hahn invested the music with purity of tone, sinuous phrasing, brilliant high notes and panache" Deutsche Grammophon Pays Tribute to Fritz Kreisler on the 50th Anniversary of His Death Hilary Hahn - Ives: Four Violin Sonatas NPR Classical's 10 Favorite Albums Of 2011 GRAMMY® Nominations Deutsche Grammophon and Decca Classics Receive Four GRAMMY® Nominations's 2011 guide to holiday gifts Hahn, Batiashvili, Simonyan make the list. Congratulations Thomas Hampson! The Metropolitan Opera Guild honors Thomas Hampson Hélène Grimaud - The New Yorker Her Way Hilary Hahn - New Music Box Hilary Hahn: Connecting All the Pieces The Liszt Legacy Deutsche Grammophon Celebrates Liszt’s Bicentenary With Unreleased Treasures from Historic Pianists With The Liszt Legacy Alice Sara Ott - WQXR Alice Sara Ott Reveals Two Sides of Beethoven's Pianism Hélène Grimaud - WOSU Grimaud Marches To Her Own Beat Anne-Sophie Mutter - Classical Archives Exclusive Interview! Anna Netrebko - The New York Times The Diva, Defined: Netrebko Has Arrived Anne-Sophie Mutter - Classical Candor Blog Anne-Sophie Mutter, ASM35: The Complete Musician, Highlights (CD review) Ildebrando D‟Arcangelo Deutsche Grammophon Releases Ildebrando D‟Arcangelo‟s All-New Recording of Mozart Arias, Available September 13th Dudamel - Los Angeles Times Music review: Waltzing Dudamel plays the glock at the Hollywood Bowl Anna Netrebko - The Classical Review Donizetti: Don Pasquale - DVD Review Miloš - Guitar World Interview and Lesson Dudamel brings the joys of music to children worldwide! DUDAMEL: Let the Children Play Premiere Event on 6/23 Deutsche Grammophon Releases André Previn‟s Brief Encounter Recorded Live at the Houston Grand Opera Deutsche Grammophon signs Exclusive Recording-Agreement with Virtuoso Anoushka Shankar The daughter and disciple of maestro Ravi Shankar has been hailed as “a new breed of super-musician, classically trained in two traditions” (Japan Times). Deutsche Grammophon Releases Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde with Wunderlich and Fischer-Dieskau for the First Time on CD Archival Recording Features Josef Krips Leading the Wiener Symphoniker in a Live Recording Lisa Batiashvili - WQXR 105.9 fm Lisa Batiashvili Reflects on Music and Motherhood Yuja Wang - Sign On San Diego Young pianist propels symphony’s passionate Prokofiev L.A. Philharmonic at the Granada Gustavo Dudamel Does Brahms Deutsche Grammophon, Decca release "Classics for Japan – Music for Healing" Deutsche Grammophon, Decca release Classics for Japan – Music for Healing April 6 to benefit Japanese Red Cross Anna Netrebko and Elīna Garanča Anna Bolena - VIENNA - Wiener Staatsoper Daniel Hope - Minnesota Public Radio New Classical Tracks: The Romantic Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter - WQXR Anne-Sophie Mutter, Omnivore Hilary Hahn - San Francisco Chronicle Hilary Hahn, Valentina Lisitsa review: dynamic duo Yuja Wang - The Washington Post Music review: Juanjo Mena conducts BSO at Strathmore, with pianist Yuja Wang Thomas Hampson - Thomas Hampson's 2010-11 Season Highlighted By Music Of Mahler Yuja Wang - Oregon Music News Young pianist Yuja Wang conquers Rachmaninoff in terrific Oregon Symphony concert – orchestra at the top of its game Hilary Hahn - NPR Top 50 Hilary’s “Higdon & Tchaikovsky” recording has been selected as one of NPR’s “50 Favorites” for 2010 Anne-Sophie Mutter - PlaybillArts A Multifaceted Musician: Anne-Sophie Mutter Measha Brueggergosman - San Francisco Classical Voice Soprano Measha Brueggergosman: Glamour With Feeling Daniel Barenboim Joins Deutsche Grammophon and Decca! World-Renowned Conductor-Pianist Signs Major Recording Agreement Bryn Terfel – WQXR 105.9 fm – Operatic October 12 Questions for Bryn Terfel – Interview with Brian Wise Soprano Measha Brueggergosman, touring her new CD, at Kennesaw’s Bailey Center Recital Review Hilary Hahn - Sequenza 21 CD Review PBS NewsHour - Hilary Hahn Onetime Teacher, Student Find Success as Composer, Violinist Sequenza 21 - Hilary & Nico Hilary Hahn managed to virtually catch up with a very busy Nico Muhly! Pierre Boulez and The Cleveland Orchestra Release Two New Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon Pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard Is the Soloist for an All-Ravel Album Both Recordings Available October 5, 2010 Anne-Sophie Mutter & Lambert Orkis Anne-Sophie Mutter & Lambert Orkis Release a New Recording of Brahms’ Three Violin Sonatas on Deutsche Grammophon