Accademia Bizantina: Orchestra of the Year nominee at Gramophone Awards

Accademia Bizantina nominated
Gramophone’s Orchestra of the Year 2021

Gramophone has backed our challenge to deliver to the public the most authentic and intense emotions held in the musical repertoire that, in 2020/21 too, we have studied and reinterpreted with philological approach and intellectual honesty: we are happy and honoured that Accademia Bizantina has been chosen by Gramophone as one of the candidates for its Orchestra of the Year Award.

The Orchestra of the Year will be chosen by you through public vote, which will be open from the 1st of July until the 13th of September 2021.

We are honoured to be nominated alongside:

Academy of Ancient Music (UK)

Accademia Bizantina (Italy)

Bamberger Symphoniker (Germany)

Berliner Philharmoniker (Germany)

The Cleveland Orchestra (USA)

Philharmonia Orchestra (UK)

Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal (Canada)

Minnesota Orchestra (USA)

Singapore Symphony Orchestra (Singapore)

Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich (Switzerland)

Toi toi toi everyone!

Accademia Bizantina is

Violins: Alessandro Tampieri / Concertmaster – Ana Liz Ojeda / Spalla dei violini II – Maria Grokhotova – Lisa Ferguson – Sara Meloni – Paolo Zinzani  – Mauro Massa – Heriberto Delgado – Valentina Giusti – Andrea Vassalle Violas: Marco Massera – Alice Bisanti Cellos: Emmanuel Jacques – Paolo Ballanti – Alessandro Palmeri Violoni: Nicola Dal Maso – Giovanni Valgimigli –  Luca Bandini Lute: Tiziano Bagnati – Fabiano Merlante Organ/Harpsichord: Stefano Demicheli – Valeria Montanari Oboes: Elisabeth Baumer – Rei Ishizaka  Recorders: Gregorio Carraro – Marco Scorticati Flute: Marcello Gatti Bassoon: Alberto Guerra Trumpets: Luca Marzana -Jonathan Pia – Manolo Nardi  Harp: Margret Köll Timpani: Danilo Grassi Viol: Cristiano Contadin

Ottavio Dantone

Luca Ragazzini – Laura Crippa – Stefania Fabbri – Vittoria Fontana– Bernardo Ticci – Roberta Romagnoli – Sabrina Poli – Daniele Quadrelli – Giulia Papetti – Fabio Mercurio – Roberta Minghetti – Fabio Framba – Francesco Zanotto Strumenti

Thank you all.

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Cesti: La Dori