BBC Music Magazine Awards
The BBC Music Magazine Awards are an annual celebration of the very best of all the recordings reviewed by the magazine over the previous year. With three nominations to choose from in each of seven main categories, the winners are selected by a public vote. There are also a number of special jury awards each year.
You can view details of the most recent winners below, as well as browse through all the previous winners.
BBC Music Magazine Awards 2018: Winners
This year's BBC Music Magazine Awards winners were announced in a ceremony on 5th April 2018, and artists awarded prizes include Bernard Haitink for his recording of Mahler 3, John Nelson's thrilling recording of Berlioz's epic opera Les Troyens and Lionel Meunier and Vox Luminis's 500th anniversary tribute to Martin Luther.
You can browse this year's winning recordings in our article.
Recording of the Year (and Orchestral Award-Winner)
Gerhild Romberger (mezzo-soprano), Augsburger Domsingknaben, Frauenchor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Bernard Haitink
'Haitink’s first recording of Mahler's Third Symphony was half a century ago in Amsterdam. The view hasn’t changed too much – a measured survey of the immense opening movement through to a mesmerising account of the great final Adagio – but the playing of the Bavarian Radio Symphony is outstanding, and beautifully captured in concert.'
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