He will receive the award during a concert with the philharmonie zuidnederland in Maastricht on January 4th, and also his CD Heartfelt will be available by then (the album is already downloadable coming weekend!).
Congratulations to tenor Christoph Prégardien & pianist Julius Drake who win the Jahrespreis of Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik for the album 'Poetisches Tagebuch'! This yearly prize is the most prestigious critic prize for all music genres in Germany!
Ton Koopman tells the story of the rediscovered Handel Cantata HWV 1717a in a video-interview!
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Christoph Prégardien & Julius Drake who won the Jahrespreis of Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik26-11-2016
Congratulations to tenor Christoph Prégardien & Julius Drake who won the Jahrespreis of Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik for the album 'Poetisches Tagebuch'. This yearly prize is the most prestigious critic prize for all music genres in Germany! "A star among the lyrical tenors, celebrated for the clear diction and expressiveness of his interpretations [...] and wJulius Drake the ".. soul-oriented perfectionist and adventurer of nuance". Volkskrant daily paper wrote about this cd earlier: "The tenor is a storyteller who ...
After five successful albums combining classical repertoire with contemporary music she now recorded her latest album Washwishni with fifteen newly composed songs. She wrote most of the songs in collaboration with Lebanese artist and director Rabih Mroué and some of the compositions were specially written for her by Egyptian composer Fouad Abdel Majeed. The songs form an almost satirical comment on the concerns of the younger Arab generation such as ...