Lang Lang unveils his new solo album, ‘Piano Book’ January 18 - We are excited to share with you Lang Lang's brand new solo album. The celebrated pianist returns with ‘Piano Book’, a collection of pieces which first inspired him to play the piano and led him on his path to international stardom. The first track, Beethoven's “Für Elise”, is available now. Víkingur Ólafsson nominated for BBC Music Magazine Award January 17 - Víkingur Ólafsson's recent album of Johann Sebastian Bach’s keyboard music has been nominated for a BBC Music Magazine Award 2019 in the category Best Instrumental Album of the Year. The public vote for the awards is now open. Daniil Trifonov nominated for BBC Music Magazine Award January 17 - “Destination Rachmaninov – Departure”, Daniil Trifonov's recent collaboration with the Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nézet-Séguin, has been nominated for a BBC Music Magazine Award 2019 in the category Best Concerto Album of the Year. The public vote for the awards is now open. Jan Lisiecki plays Mendelssohn January 11 - Jan Lisiecki explores a pair of early Romantic masterpieces: Mendelssohn’s Piano Concertos in G minor and D minor, in which he is accompanied by the internationally acclaimed Orpheus Chamber Orchestra of New York. He complements the two concertos with a selection of some of Mendelssohn’s most brilliant pieces for solo piano: the Variations sérieuses, the Rondo capriccioso and the “Venetian Boat Song” from the Songs without Words. Mari Samuelsen debuts on Deutsche Grammophon January 11 - Deutsche Grammophon is delighted to announce the signing of an exclusive agreement with Norwegian violinist Mari Samuelsen. Her first single, Max Richter’s “November”, is set for international release on 11 January 2019 to coincide with the ARTE broadcast of her spectacular performance last October at Beijing’s Forbidden City as part of the DG 120 celebrations (scheduled for 13 January at 5.40pm CET). Live from the Forbidden City – Carmina Burana January 4 - Filmed and recorded live in front of the magnificent scenery of Beijing's Forbidden City, this unique gala concert held in celebration of Deutsche Grammophon's 120th Anniversary features conductor Long Yu and the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. To be released on CD and DVD / Blu-ray Disc, of which the audio-visual release will feature additional performances. Maurizio Pollini plays Chopin's Late Works January 4 - Continuing his revelatory chronological re-exploration of Frédéric Chopin's late works, Maurizio Pollini presents a new recording of Opp. 55–58, including the B minor Sonata and Berceuse; four works written between 1843 and 1844. Tokyo Gala Concert with Anne-Sophie Mutter and Seiji Ozawa January 1 - Anne-Sophie Mutter and Seiji Ozawa, together with the Saito Kinen Orchestra, create with this astonishing recording live from Tokyo another milestone in the 120th Anniversary of Deutsche Grammophon.