1985 Gramophone Awards

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
ChamberBeethoven, String Quartets nos. 12–16, Alban Berg Quartet (EMI)
ChoralFauré, Requiem, John Rutter conducting Cambridge Singers and City of London Sinfonia members (Collegium)
Concerto (Record of the Year)Elgar, Violin Concerto in B Minor, Vernon Handley conducting London Philharmonic Orchestra; solo: Kennedy (EMI)
ContemporaryKurtag, Messages; Birtwistle,…agm…, Pierre Boulez conducting John Alldis Choir (Erato)
Early-BaroqueCharpentier, Medée, William Christie conducting Arts Florissants Chorus and Orchestra (Harmonia Mundi)
Early-MedievalVictoria, Masses and Motets, David Hill conducting Westminster Cathedral Choir (Hyperion)
EngineeringRavel, Ma Mère l'Oye, Charles Dutoit conducting Montreal Symphony Orchestra (Decca)
Historical VocalVarious artists, Opera Arias and Songs, Claudio Muzio, Molajoli and Refice (EMI Références)
Historical Non-VocalNielsen, Symphonies nos. 1–6, Erik Tuxen and Thomas Jensen conducting Danish Radio Symphony (Danacord)
InstrumentalLiszt, Années de Pèlerinage, Jorge Bolet (Decca)
OperaticMozart, Don Giovanni, Bernard Haitink conducting Glyndebourne Choir and London Philharmonic Orchestra (EMI)
OrchestralProkofiev, Symphony No. 6, Neeme Järvi conducting Scottish National Orchestra (Chandos)
Solo VocalSibelius, Songs, Elisabeth Söderström and Vladimir Ashkenazy (Argo)