Awards and Honors

Orchestra and Ensembles

Russian National Orchestra

One of the World's Greatest Orchestras
Gramophone magazine, 2008


Russian Wind Quintet

1st Place, 2005 Osaka
Chamber Music Competition

Recordings

    Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D

  • 2007 Gramophone Artist of the Year
  • Echo Klassik Award, Best Instrumental Performance of 2007
  • Best of 2006, Audiophile Audition
  • Editor's Choice, Gramophone Magazine (April 2007)
  • Financial Times Critics Choice
  • BBC Music Magazine, Best Recording of Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
  • Best Recording of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto (ClassicalMusic.com)
  • Best Recording of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto
  • Scriabin: Symphony No. 1 and The Poem of Ecstasy

  • MusicWeb Recording of the Month
  • Telegraph: Best Classical Albums, 2015
  • Shostakovich Symphony No. 7

  • MusicWeb Recording of the Month (April 2015)
  • Diapason d'Or (September 2015)
  • Diapason d'Or de l'année 2015
  • MusicWeb Recording of the Year (2015)
  • 2016 Grammy Nomination, Best Surround Sound Album
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

  • Disc of the Month, BBC Music Magazine (Oct 2011)
  • Glazunov: Complete Concertos

  • Classical CD of the Week, The Telegraph
  • Recording of the Month, MusicWeb
  • CD of the Week (Colorado and Minnesota Public Radio)
  • CD of the Week (WQZR New York, WETA Washington)
  • BBC Music Magazine: Editor's Choice (June 2013)
  • Rachmaninov: The Bells (Live in Moscow)

  • Editor's Choice, Classic FM
  • Shostakovich: Symphony No. 15 & Hamlet

  • BBC Music Choice of the Month
  • Tchaikovsky: Hamlet & Romeo and Juliet

  • Recording of the Month, Gramophone Magazine (March 2009)
  • Beethoven: The Nine Symphonies

  • Recording of the Month, MusicWeb
  • WGUC Top CD of 2007
  • Beethoven: Piano Concertos No. 2 and No. 4

  • Best Concerto Recording 2007, Tokyo Record Academy
  • Shostakovich: Symphonies No. 5 and No. 9

  • Choc du monde de la Musique (May 2007)
  • Edison Award Nominee, 2008 (Holland)
  • Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8

  • Supersonic Award, Pizzicato, (Luxembourg)
  • Shostakovich: Symphonies No. 1 and No. 6

  • Editor's Choice, Gramophone
  • Diapason d'Or de l'année
  • Choc du monde de la Musique de l'année
  • Double 10, Classics Today
  • Best of 2006, Soundstage
  • Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11, "The Year 1905"

  • Classical CD of the Week, The Telegraph, London
  • Best of 2006, Soundstage
  • Ravel & Prokofiev: Piano Concertos (Francesco Tristano Schlimé)

  • Choc du monde de la Musique (July/Aug 2006)
  • Editor's Choice, Gramophone Magazine (September 2006)
  • Classical CD of the Week, The Daily Telegraph
  • Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 3; Stravinsky: Divertimento

  • Classical CD of the Week: The Telegraph, London
  • Multichannel Disc of the Month, Audiophile Audition (Nov. 2010)
  • Taneyev: At the Reading of a Psalm

  • Classical CD of the Week: The Telegraph, London
  • Russian Violin Concertos (Julia Fischer)

  • Editor's Choice, Gramophone Magazine (January 2005)
  • 2005 Echo Klassik Award, Concerto Record of the Year
  • Chopin & Loewe: Piano Concertos (Mari Kodama)

  • Best of 2004, Audiophile Audition
  • Prokofiev & Beintus: Peter and the Wolf / Wolf Tracks

  • GRAMMY Award, 2004
  • Prokofiev, Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos No. 3

  • Nominated for GRAMMY Award, 2004
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6

  • Gramophone List: The 100 Greatest Recordings
  • Scriabin: Symphony No 3, The Poem of Ecstasy

  • Classical CD of the Week: The Telegraph, London
  • Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty

  • BBC's Fourth Most Listened To Recording of Past 75 Years
  • Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 3, Symphonic Dances

  • Romantic Record of the Year (Classic FM Magazine), 1998
  • Prokofiev: Cinderella

  • Top Recordings of the 1990s, Gramophone Magazine

What They’re Saying

"In a modern classical world, rife with reports of under-funded and dying ensembles, curtailed schedules and shrinking audiences, the foundation and continued growth of [the Russian National Orchestra] seems not only miraculous; it just may be the most important cultural story of our time."

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