Best Video Performance: Alban Berg's "Wozzeck" with Christian Gerhaher; Best Collection: NOSPR Katowice and Alexander Liebreich
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The DVD/Blu-ray of Alban Berg’s opera “Wozzeck” with the outstanding Christian Gerhaher, Gun-Brit Barkmin and the Philharmonia Zürich with Fabio Luisi wins in the category “Video Performance”. The third CD of the trilogy with works of Lutos?awski and Szymanowski played by the National Symphony Orchestra of Polish Radio (NOSPR), magnificent cellist Gautier Capuçon, and conducted by Alexander Liebreich wins in the category “Best Collection”. The International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) trophies will be given out during the annual Award Ceremony on April 1st, this year taking place at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, the city where Accentus Music is based.
The ICMA are the only truly independent and international awards for classical music in the world. The Jury comprises 16 leading media from 14 countries. This year, the jury selected 17 audio and video productions from a total of 321 nominations.