Awards

Echo Klassik award for 'The Little Mermaid'

Echo Klassik award for 'The Little Mermaid'

C Major Entertainment receives Echo Klassik award for Music DVD Recording of the Year (Live)

Berlin music label C Major Entertainment`s DVD and Blu-ray production ‘The Little Mermaid’ by John Neumeier and Russian composer Lera Auerbach has been awarded with the Echo Klassik prize for best DVD recording of the year (live). The production of the San Francisco Ballet was recorded by the Austrian production company Bernhard Fleischer Moving Images for WNET/PBS and NDR/Arte. It is sold worldwide by C Major Entertainment via its classical music distribution partner Naxos.

DIAPASON D'OR for The Royal Concertgebouw and Andris Nelsons

DIAPASON D'OR for The Royal Concertgebouw and Andris Nelsons

The Diapason magazine from September 2012 awarded the C Major DVD and Blu-ray “Richard Wagner: Ouverture de Rienzi; Richard Strauss: Danse des 7 voiles (extrait de Salomé); Dmitri Chostakovitch: Symphonie n°8 en Ut majeur // The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra //ANDRIS NELSONS // DVD C Major 709908 //BD C Major 710004” with its prestigious prize “DIAPASON D’OR”.

CHOC DE L’ANNÉE 2010 for 'Der Ring des Nibelungen'

CHOC DE L’ANNÉE 2010 for 'Der Ring des Nibelungen'

We are very glad to inform you that

RICHARD WAGNER
Der Ring des Nibelungen

Das Rheingold
Uusitalo, Kapellmann, Daszak, Salminen, Larsson, Milling
2 DVD CM700508 BluRay 700604
(Diapason d’or, Diamant d’Opéra Magazine)

Die Walküre
Uusitalo, Seiffert, Salminen, Schnitzer, Wilson, Larsson
2 DVD CM700708 BluRay 700804

Siegfried
Ryan, Wilson, Siegel, Uusitalo, Kapellmann, Wyn-Rogers
2 DVD CM701004 Bluray 700804

Die Götterdämmerung
Ryan, Lukas, Kapellmann, Salminen, Wilson, Matos
2 DVD 701108 Bluray 701204

Mise en scène de la Fura dels Baus
Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana
ZUBIN MEHTA

will all be
CHOC DE L’ANNÉE 2010

The Ring of the 21. Century from Elmar Kruse on Vimeo.

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DIAPASON D´OR ARTE for 'Bernstein: Sibelius'

DIAPASON D´OR ARTE for 'Bernstein: Sibelius'

The DVD ‘Leonard Bernstein: Jean Sibelius Symphonies Nos. 1, 2, 5 & 7’ is awarded with the DIAPASON D´OR ARTE (September 2010).

Double 5 star review for 'King Roger'

Double 5 star review for 'King Roger'

The C Major DVD release ‘King Roger’ has received a double 5 star review in BBC Music Magazine.

C MAJOR ENTERTAINMENT RECEIVES ECHO KLASSIK AWARD FOR MUSIC DVD PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR

C MAJOR ENTERTAINMENT RECEIVES ECHO KLASSIK AWARD FOR MUSIC DVD PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR

Berlin music label C Major Entertainment`s DVD and Blu-ray production “Das Rheingold” from The Ring Cycle has been awarded with the Echo Klassik prize for best DVD production of the year. Performed by the Catalonian theatre group La Fura dels Baus under the direction of Carlus Padissa from the Palau de les Arts “Reina Sofia” in Valencia, the spectacular stage production of the Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana`s musical performance, led by Zubin Mehta, was recorded by the Munich production company UNITEL in collaboration with ZDF/3Sat, ZDF Theatre Channel and CLASSICA. It is sold worldwide by C Major Entertainment via its classical music distribution partner Naxos. The Valencian production of The Ring Cycle has already won the German Record Critics Award and the Diapason d`Or Diamant in France.

The Ring of the 21. Century from Elmar Kruse on Vimeo.

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Pogorelich awarded

Pogorelich awarded

The DVD ‘Ivo Pogorelich plays Chopin, Beethoven, Scrjabin’ is awarded with the Diapason d’Or.

Prokofiev's 'The Gambler' multi-awarded

Prokofiev's 'The Gambler' multi-awarded

Prokofiev ‘The Gambler’ will be Choc de Classica and DIAPASON d´OR ARTE. The DVD / Blue-Ray also has received the BBC Music DVD Choice in the June issue of the magazine (5 stars) and the DIAMANT od ‘Opera Magazine’ and editor’s choice in July issue by ‘Gramophone’.

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'Leonard Bernstein - Claude Debussy' awarded

'Leonard Bernstein - Claude Debussy' awarded

fffff de Télérama May for Leonard Bernstein – Claude Debussy.

DIAPASON D´OR FOR HERMANN PREY THE SCHUBERT SONGS CYCLES

DIAPASON D´OR FOR HERMANN PREY THE SCHUBERT SONGS CYCLES

The 2 DVD-set Hermann Prey The Schubert Songs Cycles will be DIAPASON D´OR in the Diapason April issue.

EDITOR´S CHOICE FOR TURANDOT

EDITOR´S CHOICE FOR TURANDOT

C Major´s ‘Turandot’ DVD, staged by Chen Kaige (director of ‘Farewell My Concubine’ and winner of the Cannes Film Festival´s Palme d´Or) received the Editor´s choice ‘DVD of the Month’ in Gramophone magazine´s March issue.

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German Record Critics’ Award for 'Der Ring des Nibelungen'

German Record Critics’ Award for 'Der Ring des Nibelungen'

The Association of German Record Critics honors Wagner ‘Der Ring des Nibelungen’, staged by La Fura dels Baus, with the ‘German Critics´ Record Award’ as a Recording of Exceptional Artistry and selects it as one of the ‘Quarterly Best’ of New Releases for the Second Quarter 2010.

CHOC and DIAMANT for the Valencia 'Ring'

CHOC and DIAMANT for the Valencia 'Ring'

CHOC de Classica for the complete ‘Ring des Nibelungen’ from Valencia and DIAMANT d´Opera magazine for ‘Das Rheingold’.

GERMAN CRITICS´ RECORD AWARD FOR WALKURE

GERMAN CRITICS´ RECORD AWARD FOR WALKURE

The Association of German Record Critics honors Wagner ‘Walkure’, staged by La Fura dels Baus, with the ‘German Critics´ Record Award’ as a Recording of Exceptional Artistry and selects it as one of the ‘Quarterly Best’ of New Releases for the first Quarter 2010.

‘Komeda – A Soundtrack for a Life’ awarded with the FIPA D'ARGENT Special Prize

‘Komeda – A Soundtrack for a Life’ awarded with the FIPA D'ARGENT Special Prize

With compositions like the lullaby for Roman Polanski’s ‘Rosemary’s Baby’, Polish jazz pianist and film composer Krzysztof Komeda changed the common film scores forever and wrote his own chapter in the history of soundtracks. Following the life story of the composer, the film is a contemporary document about the situation of Polish artists in the 50s and 60s. The film includes interviews with famous directors like Roman Polanski, Jerzy Skolimowski, Henning Carlsen and Andrzej Wajda

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