Steinway Record Label Receives its First Grammy®-award Nomination for Ute Lemper & Vogler Quartet

NEW YORK, NY (December 6, 2012) – The Steinway & Sons record label has received its first Grammy®-award nomination as announced by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) on December 6, 2012.  Renowned German singer Ute Lemper—along with her collaborators and fellow countrymen the Vogler Quartet and Stefan Malzew—has been nominated for Best Classical Vocal Solo for her album Paris Days, Berlin Nights.

Released in March 2012, Paris Days, Berlin Nights is a phenomenal exploration of post-war Europe through song. Ute Lemper considers herself “an ambassador to the European songbook of the Weimar years,” and this album grapples with the complex nature of this era by exploring its music. Her tremendous vocal and artistic talent has been recognized world wide, and a Grammy®-award nomination further solidifies Lemper’s place in contemporary vocal music.

About the Steinway & Sons Record Label
The Steinway & Sons record label was founded in 2010 and has produced many phenomenal artists and albums since its inception. Recordings on the Steinway & Sons record label are produced by ArkivMusic, LLC, and can be purchased through ArkivMusic online, as well as other retailers. This collaboration under the umbrella of the historic Steinway & Sons is a perfect vessel for producing the finest quality recordings by some of the most talented musicians in the world.

About Steinway & Sons
Since its founding in New York in 1853, Steinway & Sons has been considered the world's premier piano manufacturer. Known for their exceptional craftsmanship, Steinway & Sons pianos are built in one of two company-owned and operated factories: Astoria, New York and Hamburg, Germany. Steinway & Sons pianos are still constructed primarily by hand, using many of the techniques developed over 160 years ago. Today, Steinway & Sons also offers the Boston and Essex piano lines, Listen, a magazine for music and culture lovers, and the Steinway & Sons record label. For more information, visit www.steinway.com.

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