Véronique Gens, Helen Charlston, Cyrille Dubois Among Major Gramophone Classical Music Award 2023 Winners

By Afton Wooten

Photo credit: Colin Miller

Winners of the Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2023 have been announced.

This article only features winners of vocal-related works.

Soprano Dame Felicity Lott took home the Lifetime Achievement Award, honoring her performance career and discography of more than 100 recordings. French soprano Véronique Gens was awarded Artist of the Year and the won the Voice and Ensemble category with her “Rivales” recording with Sandrine Piau on Alpha.

The London Philharmonic Orchestra’s recording of Tippett’s “The Midsummer Marriage” under Edward Gardner won the Opera Award. The Concept Album Award was given to British mezzo-soprano Helen Charlston and theorbo-player Toby Carr for their album “Battle Cry: She Speaks.” Dominic Fyfe and Philip Siney with Dolby Atmos took home the Spatial Audio Award for the restoration of Sir Georg Solti’s recording of Wagner’s “Die Walküre.”

Cyrille Dubois and pianist Tristan Raës were award the Song award for Fauré’s “Complete Songs.” The Huelgas Ensemble conducted by Paul Van Nevel received the Early Music Award for Daser’s “Polyphonic Masses.” “Cage Choral Works” by Latvian Radio Choir led by Sigvards Kļava took home the choral award.

Highlights and performances from the ceremony are available on medici.tv.