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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.

2017 BBC Music Magazine Award Winners

The 2017 BBC Music Magazine Award Winners have been announced: among those scooping an award are Teodor Currentzis and MusicAeterna, St John's College Choir Cambridge, Mahan Esfahani, and the Smetana Trio. Recording of the Year goes to Vasily Petrenko and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra for their disc of Tchaikovsky Symphonies.

You can also browse this year's shortlist, with 21 fantastic recordings to explore.

Tchaikovsky: Symphonies Nos. 1, 2 & 5

Recording of the Year (and Orchestral Award-Winner)

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko

'Alive and articulate, these three performances remind us that it’s just as possible to be stunned by an original interpretation of a familiar symphony (the Fifth) as it is to be refreshed by a bright-eyed approach to less familiar works (the First and Second).'

Available Formats: CD, MP3, CD Quality FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

BBC Music Magazine Award Winners 2017

Bach, J S: Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Tchaikovsky: Symphonies Nos. 1, 2 & 5
Berg: Wozzeck
Berio: Sinfonia & Berio/Mahler: Frühe Lieder
Berg: Wozzeck
Prokofiev & Tchaikovsky: Piano Concertos
Martinu: The Complete Piano Trios
Jonathan Harvey: Deo

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