Nominees for the 28th annual ARIA Awards have been announced and we have the list of contenders for the title of Best Classical Album in the Fine Arts Awards.
- Australian World Orchestra / Zubin Mehta – Stravinsky Rite of Spring / Mahler Symphony No.1 (ABC Classics/Universal Music Australia)
- Emma Matthews / Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra / Marko Letonja – Mozart Arias (ABC Classics/UMA)
- Joe Chindamo & Zoe Black – Dido’s Lament (Mo’OzArt/The Planet Company)
- Latitude 37 – Empires (ABC Classics/Universal Music Australia)
- Lior / Sydney Symphony Orchestra / Nigel Westlake – Compassion (ABC Classics /Universal Music Australia)
- Melbourne Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Macleod / Benjamin Northey / Markus Stenz – Adès Polaris / Stanhope Piccolo Concerto (ABC Classics/Universal Music Australia)
- Topology – Share House (Independent/MGM)
Read our reviews of Dido’s Lament from Joe Chindamo and Zoe Black and why they started their own new record label, Mo’OzArt; and of Compassion from Lior / Sydney Symphony Orchestra / Nigel Westlake.
The envelope please!