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Apr 15, 2024 | Wencke Wallbaum | News ICMA Award Ceremony & Gala Concert

On 12 April, this year's ICMAs were awarded in the Palau de la Musica, Valencia (Spain), and numerous prize winners were presented in an impressively diverse gala concert with the Orquesta de València under the baton of Alexander Liebreich.

audite was again honoured with an International Classical Music Award (ICMA): The jury's choice in the "Historical Recording" category fell on the production Herbert von Karajan - The Early Lucerne Years.

Apr 5, 2024 | Wencke Wallbaum | News Two audite productions on new long list of German Record Critics' award (PdSK)

156 jurors from 32 specialist juries have chosen a total of 256 titles (CDs, DVDs and audiobooks) from the new releases of the last quarter and nominated them for the Quarterly Critics' Choice ("Bestenliste") II/2024 of the German Record Critics' Award (PdSK), which will be published on 15 May.

Among them are two current audite releases: in the category "Chamber Music" the production Treasures with the Trio Lirico and in the category "Keyboard Music" the Klavierduo Neeb with déjà-rêvé - Dialogues across time were nominated.

We are very pleased about this appreciation!

Feb 15, 2024 | Wencke Wallbaum | News | Rezension | Release PdSK for GJ Werner album

The third part of our Gregor Joseph Werner series with masses and motets won the German Record Critics' Award in the preselection of 292 new CD releases and received the Quarterly Award in the category "Early Music".

We are delighted with this honour and congratulate everyone involved in this project!

Jan 18, 2024 | Wencke Wallbaum | News | Rezension ICMA Winner 2024

​In 2024, audite once again wins the International Classical Music Award (ICMA). The eleventh(!) ICMA prize is awarded to us this year in the category "Historical Recordings" for the CD box Herbert von Karajan - The Early Lucerne Years, released for the label and co-operation anniversary with Lucerne Festival. We are delighted to receive this special award and congratulate everyone involved in this production!

Jan 8, 2024 | Wencke Wallbaum | News Three audite productions on new longlist of German Record Critics' award (PdSK)

154 jurors from 32 specialist juries have chosen a total of 292 titles (CDs, DVDs and audiobooks) from the new releases of the last quarter and nominated them for the Quarterly Critics' Choice ("Bestenliste") I/2024 of the German Record Critics' Award (PdSK), which will be published on 15 February.


Among them are three current audite releases: In the category "Early Music" the productions On Byrd's Wings and Gregor Joseph Werner, Vol. III: Masses and Motets were selected and in the category "Historical Recordings" our comprehensive anniversary release Herbert von Karajan - The Early Lucerne Years was nominated.

We are very pleased about this appreciation!

Nov 16, 2023 | Wencke Wallbaum | News 9(!) Nominations for ICMA 2024

9 audite productions have been nominated for the International Classical Music Awards 2024. This means that 75% of this year's catalogue is represented in a total of 7 categories, once again demonstrating the quality and breadth of our recordings. Now it's time to keep your fingers crossed:

The finalists will be announced on 11 December 2023 and the winners on 18 January 2024. The Award Ceremony and Gala Concert are scheduled to take place on 12 April 2024 at the Palau de la Musica Valencia (Spain).

Nov 7, 2023 | Wencke Wallbaum | News Label portrait on WDR 3 "TonArt"

Mona Sachße visited us in the studio for our audite anniversary and compiled a label portrait for WDR 3 "TonArt". Here you can listen to the full interview!

Nov 6, 2023 | Wencke Wallbaum | News Interview on the label anniversary

​On the occasion of audite's 50th anniversary, Ludger Böckenhoff answered NDR Kultur's questions about the label's positioning in an increasingly challenging music market. You can find the full interview here!

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Gramophone | 6/1/24

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Rheinische Post | 5/19/24 Herrliche Klangreise des Arundos-Quintetts

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