John Nelson triumphs at the Gramophone Awards 2018

September 10, 2018

Congratulations to conductor John Nelson on his double triumph at the prestigious Gramophone Awards 2018!

His critically acclaimed Warner Classics & Erato recording of Berlioz’s epic opera Les Troyens, featuring a star-studded cast which includes Joyce DiDonato, Marie-Nicole Lemieux and Michael Spyres, was crowned “Recording of the Year”, as well as winning the Opera category.

Click here to view the full gala ceremony of the Gramophone Awards.

On a similar note, the recording was also crowned Opera Recording of the Year (19th Century) by the Opus Klassik Award in Germany!

Pictured: Mezzo soprano Marianne Crebassa – who sung the role of Ascagne in the Les Troyens recording – with Robert Sobel with the Record of the Year (collecting the award on behalf of John Nelson). Photo credit: Benjamin Ealovega.