IMG Artists is thrilled to congratulate the winners of the inaugural Opus Klassik. This winners of this new award, the successor to Germany’s ECHO-Klassik, are selected by a jury of German recording industry experts.

The awards will be bestowed at a gala ceremony on Sunday,14 October at Konzerthaus Berlin and broadcast that evening from 22:15 on ZDF.

For more information and tickets to the ceremony, please visit

Young Artist of the Year (Cello)
Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Inspiration (Decca)

Opera of the Year (19th Century)
Stéphane Degout, Marianne Crebassa and Hanna Hipp
Berlioz: Les Troyens (Erato/Warner)

Opera of the Year (20th/21st Century)
Gerald Finley and Franz-Josef Selig
Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande (LSO Live/note 1)

Concerto recording of the Year (music 20./21st century) (Pianos)
Frank Dupree
George Antheil: A Jazz Symphony, Piano Concerto No. 1, Capital of the World Suite, Archipelago Rhumba (Capriccio/Naxos)

Chamber Music of the Year (17 & 18th Century)
Edgar Meyer
Bach: Trios (Nonesuch/Warner)