Joyce DiDonato has been awarded Opus Klassik‘s Operneinspielung des Jahres (Opera recording of the year) for her recording of Berlioz’s Les TroyensThis is the second major award for this recording, having already won the Opera category in the 2018 Gramophone Classical Music Awards.

The Opus Klassik, a new award for classical music, will be awarded for the first time at the Konzerthaus Berlin on Sunday, October 14. After the Echo Awards ended this spring, exceptional achievements in the classical music genre will once again be recognized this year. The awards ceremony will be broadcasted on October 14 at 10 pm CET by the media partner ZDF.