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BIS is Label of the Year!
The Jury of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) has announced the winners for 2017...
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BBC Music Magazine Announces Nominees
Two BIS releases are among the 21 discs shortlisted for the 2017 edition of the BBC Music Magazine Awards.
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Franz Halász

The German guitarist Franz Halász began his international career in 1993 when he was awarded first prizes in the Andrés Segovia Competition in Spain and in the Japanese Seto-Ohashi International Competition. In 2000 he won an award from the Bavarian State Ministry of Education, Science and the Arts and in 2007 gained the Bavarian Culture Prize. His recordings for BIS include the complete guitar music of Joaquín Turina and Tōru Takemitsu. A guest performer at major festivals and events throughout the world, he has worked together with distinguished musicians such as Patrick Gallois, Siegfried Jerusalem, Robert Aitken and Isabelle Faust. He is a professor at the Munich University of Music and Performing Arts and also gives masterclasses at institutes all over the world including the Manhattan School of Music in New York, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music in Stockholm, the Academy of Music in Oslo, the Salzburg Mozarteum, São Paulo University and Esmuc in Barcelona.

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