The UK’s prestigious classical recording awards honour Joseph Calleja as Artist of the Year.

Once again, the classical record industry has delivered! A constant stream of recordings continues unabated that bears witness to the creativity, imagination, flair, tenacity, style and prodigious talent of musicians, A&R directors and labels’ creative and editorial teams the world over. From a shortlist of 45 discs (three per category), the 15 winners have now emerged, including Recording of the Year (an unexpected win for little-known early music), Artist of the Year (indefatigable Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja) and Label of the Year (chic French recording house Naïve).

Recording of the Year / Baroque Vocal

Schütz
Musicalische Exequien
Vox Luminis / Lionel Meunier
Ricercar RIC311

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