For the third consecutive year, the Gramophone Classical Music Awards will be naming an Orchestra of the Year. The only award decided on by public vote, Orchestra of the Year celebrates collaborative music-making at the highest level. This year Gramophone is hosting a 10-day online festival focusing on the 10 nominated orchestras in the running for this year’s Orchestra of the Year Award. Each concert remains online on Gramophone’s website, Facebook page and YouTube channel for 23 hours. Paavo Järvi and the NHK Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Rachmaninov Symphony No.2 will be featured as a part of the festival on 27 July, starting 7pm BST.
Meanwhile if you haven’t already voted for the NHK Symphony Orchestra please go online here and vote now!