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  1. German ECHO Classical Award Winners Announced, To Be Honored October 14

    July 10, 2012 11:03 AM EDT International stars of the world-wide classical music stage are among the 60 winners in 21 categories of the German ECHO Classic awards that will be awarded on October 14 in the Konzerthaus in Berlin. The German TV station ZDF will broadcast the a ...

  2. German ECHO Classical Music Awards Set For October 14

    January 26, 2012 10:47 AM EST The German ECHO classical music award ceremony will take place on Oct. 14 2012 at the Konzerthaus in Berlin. This was announced by the Deutsche Phonoakademie, the cultural institute of the German music Industry Association (BVMI). It will be the t ...

  3. Zubin Metha Wins Lifetime Achievement Award at Germany's 2011 ECHO Klassik Awards

    October 05, 2011 7:35 AM EDT In a unique moment last Sunday night (Oct 2), conductors Zubin Metha and Daniel Barenboim performed segments of one of Tschaikowsky's polonaises together on stage during the 18th-annual German Classical ECHO awards. 75-year-old Mehta, who was ...

  4. Zubin Metha Cecilia Bartoli, Rolando Villazon Among Germany's Echo Classical Music Award Winners

    September 02, 2011 7:45 AM EDT The final winners of Germany's 18th annual Echo Classical Music Awards Echo have been announced. Among the 58 award-winners in 21 categories are Italian soprano Cecilia Bartoli, Mexican tenor Rolando Villazón, British pianist Murray Perahia a ...

  5. ECHO Klassik Honor For Kurt Masur

    September 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The German conductor Kurt Masur will receive the German ECHO Klassik award 2010 for lifetime achievement. The 83-year-old will accept the price at the ECHO Klassik gala on Oct. 17 at the Philharmonic Theatre in Essen. German TV channel ZDF will br ...

  6. ECHO Klassik Winners Unveiled

    July 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The soprano Joyce DiDonato (Virgin Classics/EMI Music) and the tenor Jonas Kaufmann (Decca/Universal Music) will receive the ECHO Klassik Award 2010 of the German Phono Academy as singer of the year in their respective categories. Pianist Lang Lan ...

  7. ECHO Klassik Awards Date Confirmed

    January 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST The 17th German ECHO Klassik awards will be presented on Oct. 17, 2010 in the Essen (North Rhine-Westphalia) Philharmonic hall. The presentation of the awards will take place as part of the events in the Ruhr district surrounding the European cult ...

  8. ECHO Klassik Awards Broadcast Attracts 1.8 Million

    October 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Viewing figures show that 1.8 million people watched the 15th ECHO Klassik awards at a major gala event in the packed Semperoper in Dresden last night (Oct 18). The ZDF TV station achieved a market share of 8.2% with its "ECHO der Stars," ...

  9. Echo Klassik Awards Honors Placido Domingo

    June 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Tenor Placido Domingo is to receive the lifetime achievement award at the German Echo Klassik Awards 2009. The awards show is presented by the Deutsche Phono Akademie, the cultural institute of the German Music Industry Association (BVMI), on Oct. ...

  10. Echo Klassik Awards Back In Dresden

    April 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The German Echo Klassik awards will move from Munich to Dresden this year. The ceremony takes place on Oct. 18 at the Semperoper venue. The awards show is returning to Dresden for the first time since 1996. The previous five ceremonies have taken ...

  11. ECHO Klassik 2008 Winners Revealed

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Violinists Nigel Kennedy and David Garrett, together with soprano Cecilia Bartoli and tenor Jose Carreras, are among the winners of the 2008 edition of the ECHO Klassik awards. The classical music gala will be held at the Philharmonie im Gasteig i ...

  12. German Composer Stockhausen Dies

    December 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Karlheinz Stockhausen, whose electronic works made him one of Germany's most important postwar composers, has died, German state broadcaster ZDF reported Friday. He was 79. Stockhausen, who gained fame with avant-garde compositions in the 196 ...

  13. German Biz Names Echo Klassiks Winners

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The German record industry has announced the winners of its annual classical awards, Echo Klassik, to be presented during a gala at the Philharmonie venue in Gasteig, near Munich, Oct. 21. The Echo Klassik award for the best-selling classical work ...

  14. Sony BMG To Reign At Germany's ECHO Awards

    October 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ceremony takes place Oct. 22. Sony BMG will walk away with 11 gongs at the 13th ECHO classical music awards ceremony in Germany on Sunday, Oct. 22. The company's Sony Classics will clinch the most awards for a single label at the event, follo ...