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Conductor Andris Nelsons to receive "ECHO Klassik" award; nominated for "Gramophone" award

19.08.2011

Latvian conductor Andris Nelsons will receive the prestigious German ''ECHO Klassik" award as Conductor of the Year, and he has also been nominated for the musical award presented by the British classical music magazine "Gramophone" as Artist of the Year 2011, as LETA was informed by Liene Jakovleva, PR manager for the culture and entertainment agency "Cetras saules".

Latvian conductor Andris Nelsons will receive the prestigious German ''ECHO Klassik" award as Conductor of the Year, and he has also been nominated for the musical award presented by the British classical music magazine "Gramophone" as Artist of the Year 2011, as LETA was informed by Liene Jakovleva, PR manager for the culture and entertainment agency "Cetras saules".

The recording of Igor Stravinsky's ballet "Firebird" and symphony "Symphony of Psalms", performed by the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and its principal director since 2008 Andris Nelsons, picked up the prize, which will be awarded on October 2 in Berlin.
The "ECHO Klassik" classical music prize has been awarded since 1994, rewarding the most outstanding and successful German and international classical music artists.

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