IMG Artists congratulates its winners at the 2018 Gramophone Awards. These prestigious awards were presented at a black-tie gala ceremony on 13 September at London’s De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms. IMG Artists is proud to have been co-sponsors of the live stream for the second year, bring the ceremony – including performances by Marianne Crebassa, Miloš and more.

Mezzo-soprano Marianne Crebassa took home the Solo Vocal of the Year award for her Erato/Warner Classica release Secrets with pianist Fazil Say. She joins baritone Stéphane Degout and mezzo-soprano Hanna Hipp on the recording Berlioz: Lez Troyens, also on Erato/Warner Classics, which won both Recording of the Year and Opera of the Year.

Seattle Symphony won the Gramophone Award for Orchestra of the Year. The reader-voted honour is newly created for the 2018 awards, and is bestowed in recognition of the recent acclaimed recordings made with Music Director Ludovic Morlot and Principal Guest Conductor and Music Director Designate Thomas Dausgaard.

IMG Artists is also proud to congratulate the Neeme Järvi, who was given the Lifetime Achievement Award to celebrate his extraordinary career.

We are pleased to present the stream of the 2018 Gramophone Awards on our website through 21 September.

Congratulations to each of the incredible winners and nominees.