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Albums Awarded with a Grammy at Radio Romania Music

Monday, 11 February 2013 , ora 9.03
On 10th February, 2013, in Los Angeles the 55th edition of the Grammy Awards took place, one of the most prestigious distinctions awarded for discography accomplishments on the American continent.

Out of the awarded albums, you will be able to listen again to many of these on Radio Romania Music in the near future, confirming the permanent connection of the unique Romanian radio station dedicated to classical musical and jazz to the great international events of the immediate actuality.

On Sunday, 17th February from 20:30, in national premiere, the audience can listen to the album that was awarded the 2013 Grammy for the category "Best Opera Recording". It is about recordings from the collection of the Metropolitan Opera House, released under the recording label Deutsche Grammophon, including selections from of all the musical dramas that comprise the cycle of four full-length operas, The Ring of the Nibelung by Richard Wagner. Conductors are Fabio Luisi and James Levine, and from among the Hall of Fame of opera singers, stars like Jonas Kaufmann, Stephanie Blythe and Bryn Terfelfrom the Metropolitan Opera House in New York. The album is also included in the campaign "Cast your vote in the poll for the best classical album of 2013". For further details please log on to www.romania-muzical.ro/voteazădisculanului2013. The producer of the show, "The opera in famous performances", is Iolanda Drâmbei. The disk is available in Romania both in the specialized stores and on www.getmusic.ro

For jazz lovers, the four editions - in which there were broadcast the four albums awarded with a Grammy on 10th February, 2013 - will be rescheduled on Radio Romania Music starting on Thursday, 14th February from 19:00, weekly. There will be presented the recordings that won the categories: "Best Improvised Jazz Solo", the album Hot House- Gary Burton and Chick Corea, soloists; "Best Jazz Vocal Album", Radio Music Society- Esperanza Spalding; "Best Instrumental Jazz Album "- Unity Bandby Pat Metheny Unity Band and "Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album" - Dear Diz - Arturo Sandoval. The CDs can be listened to during the "Jazzy Hour" radio show hosted by Berti Barbera. Producer: Simona Tanascu.

Monday, 18th February starting at 20:00, Radio Romania Music broadcasts one of the albums of classical music nominated at the 2013 Grammy Awards for the category "Best orchestral Performance", Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances performed by the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Valery Gergiev and the Symphony In Three Movements by Igor Stravinsky. The album is included in the campaign "Cast your vote in the poll for the best classical album of 2013" and it is broadcast with the soundtrack of "Music Box" produced by Cristina Comandasu.

Translated by Iulia Florescu and Elena Daniela Radu
MTTLC, Bucharest University