Awards

The Academy of Ancient Music has won numerous awards for the excellence of its artistry, and has been nominated for many more.  Highlights include:

  • 2014 Gramophone Award nomination for best baroque vocal recording

  • 2014 RPS Music Award Nomination for best ensemble

  • Recording of Handel Orlando named as one of the best recordings of baroque music by Sinfini Music

  • 2012 The Guardian top 10 concerts of the year for JS Bach's The Art of Fugue at the BBC Proms

  • 2011 BBC Music Magazine names Handel's Messiah with Christopher Hogwood as the 25th greatest recording of all time

  • 2011 Helpmann Award nomination for best symphony orchestra concert

  • 2010 Gramophone Award nomination

  • 2009 Edison Classical Music Award

  • 2009 MIDEM Classical Award for concertos

  • 2008 Choir of the Year in the Classical Elites Beijing awards

  • 2008 Gramophone Award nomination

  • 2007 Gramophone Award for baroque instrumental music

  • 2002 Cannes Classical Award

  • 2001 Gramophone Award

  • 1999 Grammy Award nomination

  • 1999 5 Diapasons (two awards)

  • 1998 Choc du Monde de la Musique

  • 1998 5 Diapasons

  • 1996 Ein Echo für Dresden Ancient Music Award

  • 1995 Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik

  • 1995 Grammy Award nomination for best opera recording

  • Premio Internazionale del Disco ‘Antonio Vivaldi’, Highly Recommended

  • 1987 Gramophone Award

  • 1986 Edison Award

  • 1985 Brit Award for best classical recording

  • 1980 Grand Prix du Disque – Academie Charles Cros

  • 1980 Edison Award

  • 1980 Grand Prix des Discophiles-RTB Belgium

  • 1980 Caecilia Prize-Belgium

  • 1979 Gramophone Award

  • 1978 Grand Prix du Disque - Académie Charles Cros