Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2021: Recording category winners announced!


Alina Ibragimova, Ludovic Tézier, Takács Quartet, The Tallis Scholars, Paavo Järvi, Sean Shibe, Piotr Anderszewski and Fatma Said among the winners this year

We are pleased to announce the winners in the 11 registration categories of the 2021 Gramophone Classical Music Awards, presented with Apple Music, E. Gutzwiller & Cie, Bankers and Help Musicians UK.

The winners will now be in the running for the Coronation, Record of the Year, announced on the evening of Gramophone The awards ceremony, which will be available for viewing on our website and Youtube channel, and on, Tuesday, October 5, from 7 p.m. (BST).

Among this year’s award-winning albums are The Tallis Scholars in the Early Music category, Piotr Anderszewski in the Piano category, the Takács Quartet and Garrick Ohlsson in the Chamber category, and Ludovic Tézier in the new Voice and Ensemble category.

You can explore all Award-winning albums – and read the original Gramophone reviews of each recording – by following the links below:

Listen to our Category Winners playlist, exclusively on Apple Music. If you’re not yet an Apple Music subscriber, it’s free for the first three months, has a catalog of over 75 million songs, and offers lossless streaming, as well as Spatial Audio albums. We’ve produced a guide to introduce Spatial Audio’s new listening experience here: Apple Music’s spatial audio with Dolby Atmos – what is it and how do I get it?


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