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26th French Awards Victoires de la Musique Classique

Les Victoires de la Musique Classique is an annual French classical music award event founded in 1986.

The ceremony will take place on February 13, 2019 at La Seine Musicale in Boulogne-Billancourt.

Here is a list of the nominees for 2019:

Recording of the year:

Berlioz, Les Troyens with Joyce DiDonato, Michael Spyres, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Stéphane Degout, Marianne Crebassa, Stanislas de Barbeyrac, Cyrille Dubois, singer Nicolas Courjal and the Strasbourg Philarmonic choir and orchestra led by John Nelson       

Bizet, Les pêcheurs de perles with Julie Fuchs, Cyrille Dubois, Florian Sempey, Luc Bertin-Hugault, the ensemble Les Cris de Paris led by Geoffroy Jourdain and Lille National Orchestra led by Alexandre Bloch

Chimères, Mélodies de Loewe with Sandrine Piau and the pianist Susan Manoff.

Singer of the year: the baritone Stéphane Degout, the soprano Elsa Dreisig, the soprano Sandrine Piau

Instrumental soloist of the year: the pianist Nicholas Angelich, the pianist Bertrand Chamayou, the cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras

Composer of the year: Benjamin Attahir for Serpent et Orchestre, Guillaume Connesson for Les horizons perdus, Jean-Frédéric Neuburger for Concerto pour piano

Revelation instrumental soloist of the year: the pianist Théo Fouchenneret, the guitarist Thibaut Garcia, the pianist Alexandre Kantorow

Revelation singer of the year: the mezzo-soprano Ambroisine Bré, the mezzo-soprano Eléonore Pancrazi, the baritone Guilhem Worms