Mackerras Wins BBC Music Magazine Disc Of The Year

Veteran conductor Sir Charles Mackerras is to collect two awards at the prestigious BBC Music Magazine Awards 2009 for classical recording excellence today: his recording of Mozart Symphonies 38-41 with theScottish Chamber Orchestra (Linn) has won both the Orchestral Award and Disc of the Year. Sir Charles will bepresented with his awards by actress Jane Asher and by Lord Robert Winston, human fertility specialist and presenter of Child of Our Time.

Sir Charles Mackerras commented:
“I am absolutely delighted by the success of this record – because I’ve spent my whole life trying to get these four symphonies right! When I think about this recording, I don’t think I can do them any better – that’s my final word on these marvellous works.”