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2nd Listeners' Choice Award results

Beethoven (Live Concert)
Complete sonatas for cello and piano

Telalit Charsky (cello) and Ron Regev (piano)

© 2013 ClassiConcept

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From Your Voice on nomination forms:

This performance brings out Beethoven's tender side.

– Anonymous (ISRAEL)

Wonderful and virtuosic! A live and unedited performance of all Beethoven sonatas by two very impressive artists in a single concert!

– Ludwig862 (Chicago, IL, USA)

Hindemith Sonata for solo cello | Works for cello & piano

Judith Ermert (cello) and Daan Vandewalle (piano)

℗ & © 2013 Fuga Libera / Outhere Music

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From Your Voice on nomination forms:

A fitting tribute to Hindemith on the 50th anniversary of his death. It is a rare opportunity and such a delight to hear a wonderful performance of these works.

– Anonymous (Rochester, NY, USA)

Brilliant, dynamic and insightful! Ms. Ermert has full command of her cello!

– beauxarts55 (Miami, FL, USA)

Shostakovich
Cello concertos

Dmitry Kouzov (cello), Vladimir Lande (conductor), St. Petersburg State Symphony

© 2013 Delos

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From Your Voice on nomination forms:

An authentic rendition in the spirit of the original Rostropovich recordings.

– Anonymous (Brooklyn, NY, USA)

Dmitry Kouzov is definitely one of the best young Russian cellists of today.

– SBcellolvr (Santa Barbara, CA, USA)

Cello for Africa
Works by Peter Klatzow and Hans Huyssen

Heleen du Plessis (cello), Malcolm Nay (piano), Magda de Vries (marimba)

℗ & © 2013 Heleen du Plessis / Ode Records

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From Your Voice on nomination forms:

This album embodies the highest standard of artistry and a very genuine attempt to build a meaningful cross-cultural dialogue.

– Anonymous (NEW ZEALAND)

Commissioning & recording of new works to highlight the cello's ability to voice a wide range of human qualities & the soul of South Africa.

– ejcPotomac (Washington, DC, USA)

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Entendre Kodály | Handel-Halvorsen | Servais and Léonard | Ravel | Sousa-Dukov

duoW — Arianna Warsaw-Fan (violin) and Meta Weiss (cello)

℗ & © 2013 Sono Luminus

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From Your Voice on nomination forms:

The young artists' performance of the classics is unique, inspiring, and magical.

– elbeshears (San Francisco, CA, USA)

Not only is the performance terrific--both violin and cello--but the group has extended itself in reaching beyond the usual repertoire. These are exciting players who are appealing to both traditional and newer audiences.

– A Fan (Grantham, NH, USA)