SEATTLE SYMPHONY IS THE ONLY U.S. ORCHESTRA LISTED AMONG EIGHT INTERNATIONAL ENSEMBLES
AWARD OPEN TO VOTE BY PUBLIC BEGINNING JUNE 18; WINNER TO BE ANNOUNCED SEPTEMBER 13
SEATTLE, WA – Seattle Symphony is one of eight international ensembles nominated for the Orchestra of the Year Award, a new award that recognizes the artistic excellence of an ensemble. Compiled by Gramophone’s editors and critics, finalists were chosen from recordings made from June 2017 through May 2018. The winner will be voted on by the general public. The Gramophone Classical Music Awards celebrate the most outstanding recordings of the past year, and this new award gives listeners the opportunity to vote for an orchestra they believe has made an exceptional contribution to recorded music this year.
Voting opens with the publication of the July issue of Gramophone on June 15 and remains open until July 31. Votes can be made at gramophone.co.uk/awards/2018.