Naxos Recordings Win Important German Critics’ Awards
Naxos won two prizes at the quarterly German Critics’ Awards. The winning CDs are: Johann Sebastian Bach / Leopold Godowsky: Piano transcriptions of Cello suites BWV 1008, 1009 & 1011, with pianist Konstantin Scherbakov, and Naxos Historical, Johann Strauss II, Die Fledermaus, a recording from 1955 with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Rita Streich, Niccolai Gedda, and the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Herbert von Karajan.
The German Record Critics' Award ("Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik") is the most prestigious German music award. It was inaugurated in 1963 to set the "most rigorous standards for supreme achievement" in the field of recording. With its Quarterly Critics' Choice ("Bestenliste") the German Record Critics' Award recommends outstanding new releases of true artistic significance. Click on the attachment to see the list of all the Naxos titles that won the German Critics’ Award since the year 2000.
For more information about the Awards