Gramophone Awards http://wrti.org en The 2012 Gramophone Awards: Some Surprises, Lots Of (Repeated) Familiar Names http://wrti.org/post/2012-gramophone-awards-some-surprises-lots-repeated-familiar-names In terms of international prestige, it's hard to think of bigger prizes in the classical community than those given annually by the British classical music magazine<em> Gramophone </em>(where I served as the North America editor for several years).<em> </em>Sure, the Grammys have more general name recognition, but these Eurocentric awards, completely dedicated to classical music, offer far more depth and breadth than their nearest American counterparts, both in terms of artists and repertoire.<p>As in previous years, the 2012 awards recipients offered a concentrated selection of artists — that Thu, 27 Sep 2012 16:45:00 +0000 editor 4498 at http://wrti.org The 2012 Gramophone Awards: Some Surprises, Lots Of (Repeated) Familiar Names