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3rd Listeners' Choice Award
Public Nomination (closed) Public Voting (closed) Your Choice IS Listeners' Choice

Thank you for visiting and bringing others to meet, listen and vote for our 5 nominees who have gained exposure to cheering fans, proud supporters, enthusiastic cellists and music lovers from 66 countries on all 5 continents during the 11 days of our Public Voting Round

After we have counted Your Votes, the 3rd annual Listeners' Choice Award goes to:

Our winner and nominees will be featured individually and as a group on this website and our VCF Prelude in the coming weeks and months! Stay tuned!

Britten
Cello suites

Olivier Marron (cello)

2014 Spektral

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Your Voice from nomination forms:

Mesmerizing performance! He makes these fiendishly difficult pieces sound effortless and eloquent.
S. (Lucerne, Switzerland)

Potent, intense, and convincing — just like the old Rostropovich recordings!
CarnegieHill (New York, NY, USA)

Duo Humoresque
Kodály | Rachmaninov

Duo Humoresque — Clara Zaoui (cello) and Xénia Maliarevitch (piano)

2014 Lyrinx

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Your Voice from nomination forms:

A superb performance of an intriguing and beautiful program.
S Dubois (Paris, France)

This CD is a must-have! Delightful, spirited and vibrant, a wonderful addition to my music collection.
musikAdalene (Montreal, QC, Canada)

Dvořák Piano Trios, Vol. 1
Nos. 3 and 4 "Dumky"

The Tempest Trio — Ilya Kaler (violin), Amit Peled (cello), Alon Goldstein (piano)

2014 Naxos

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Your Voice from nomination forms:

Tempestuous! Magnificent! Spellbinding! These three virtuosos set the gold standard for piano trios.
pme53 (Washington, DC, USA)

The very best Dumky ever! Really looking forward to Dvorak part two!!
cellina (Tel Aviv, Israel)

Suites for violoncello solo
Klengel | Becker | Tortelier

Markus Wagner (cello)

2014 Solo Musica

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Your Voice from nomination forms:

Brilliantly played, with warmth and superb technic. A great joy.
Bauer (Munich, Germany)

A unique solo disk that is astonishingly poetic as much as it is prodigious.
Pete K (Brooklyn, NY, USA)

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Vivat Tango
Piazzolla | Bragato | Galliano

Petr Nouzovský (cello) and Ladislav Horák (accordion)

2014 Supraphon

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Your Voice from nomination forms:

This CD exceeds far beyond expectation, especially "Le Grand Tango". It transports me to Argentina!
Tereza (Prague, Czech Republic)

Passionate, sensual and stylish performance in true tango style!!
COS Fred (Los Angeles, CA, USA)