Riccardo Chailly recordings
Riccardo Chailly´s first CD/DVD with the Gewandhaus Ochestra was released in September 2005. The recording includes the inaugural concert of 2 September 2005 at the Leipzig Gewandhaus and received the ECHO Klassik award 2006. The CD including Schumann´s Symphonies 2 and 4 (arr. by Mahler) and the CD including Concertos for Violin from Mendelssohn and Bruch with the soloist Jannine Jansen received the ECHO Klassik awards 2007. The double CD of Johannes Brahms´s Piano Concertos with Nelson Freire as soloist was released during the concert tour through Europe in March 2006 and received the Diapason d’Or de L’année. This recording was nominated for the 49th Annual Grammy Awards in the category: "Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance with Orchestra," received the Gramophone Award 2007 as “Best in Category Concert” and was named “Recording of the Year”. The DVD with the recording of the “Grand Concert” given on 1 - 2 June 2006 with pianist Martha Argerich was released in October 2006. In 2006, Gramophone Magazine named the Gewandhaus Orchestra “Editor’s Choice” for the innovative "Decca Concerts," which make live recordings of great concerts available for downloading from iTunes.