Rafal Blechacz has been announced the winner of the Echo Klassik Award 2008 in the category “Instrumentalist of the Year – Piano” .
The prize was given for his recording of Chopin’s complete preludes, released by Deutsche Grammophon in the Fall of 2007.
The Echo Klassik Award is the most prestigious music award in Germany and is going into its 15th year of existence in 2008.
It is given away annually by the Deutsche Phonoakademie to the leading figures and most important newcomers of the German classical music scene.
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