Classical music winners at the 59th annual GRAMMY Awards

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Here’s your list of GRAMMY nominees and winners. Most of these are classical music categories, but I’m also including fields where classical artists beat non-classical (how nice). For the full list head to the official GRAMMY site.

Winners are in bold.

BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM, CLASSICAL

Corigliano: The Ghosts Of Versailles. Mark Donahue, Fred Vogler & David L Williams, engineers (James Conlon, Guanqun Yu, Joshua Guerrero, Patricia Racette, Christopher Maltman, Lucy Schaufer, Lucas Meachem, LA Opera Chorus & Orchestra). Label: Pentatone Music

Dutilleux: Sur Le Même Accord; Les Citations; Mystère De L’Instant & Timbres, Espace, Mouvement. Alexander Lipay & Dmitriy Lipay, engineers (Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony). Label: Seattle Symphony Media

Reflections. Morten Lindberg, engineer (Øyvind Gimse, Geir Inge Lotsberg & Trondheimsolistene). Label: 2L (Lindberg Lyd)

Shadow Of Sirius. Silas Brown & David Frost, engineers; Silas Brown, mastering engineer (Jerry F. Junkin & The University Of Texas Wind Ensemble). Label: Naxos

Shostakovich: Under Stalin’s Shadow – Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9. Shawn Murphy & Nick Squire, engineers; Tim Martyn, mastering engineer (Andris Nelsons & Boston Symphony Orchestra). Label: Deutsche Grammophon

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, CLASSICAL

David Frost

Blanton Alspaugh

Marina A. Ledin, Victor Ledin

Judith Sherman

Robina G. Young

BEST ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE

Shostakovich: Under Stalin’s Shadow – Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9. Andris Nelsons, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra). Label: Deutsche Grammophon

Bates: Works For Orchestra Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (San Francisco Symphony). Label: SFS Media

Ibert: Orchestral Works Neeme Järvi, conductor (Orchestre De La Suisse Romande). Label: Chandos

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 In B-Flat Major, Op. 100 Mariss Jansons, conductor (Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra). Label: RCO

Rouse: Odna Zhizn; Symphonies 3 & 4; Prospero’s Rooms Alan Gilbert, conductor (New York Philharmonic). Label: Dacapo Records

BEST OPERA RECORDING

Corigliano: The Ghosts Of Versailles. James Conlon, conductor; Joshua Guerrero, Christopher Maltman, Lucas Meachem, Patricia Racette, Lucy Schaufer & Guanqun Yu; Blanton Alspaugh, producer (LA Opera Orchestra; LA Opera Chorus). Label: Pentatone Music

Handel: Giulio Cesare. Giovanni Antonini, conductor; Cecilia Bartoli, Philippe Jaroussky, Andreas Scholl & Anne-Sofie von Otter; Samuel Theis, producer (Il Giardino Armonico). Label: Decca

Higdon: Cold Mountain. Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor; Emily Fons, Nathan Gunn, Isabel Leonard & Jay Hunter Morris; Elizabeth Ostrow, producer (The Santa Fe Opera Orchestra; Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Program For Singers). Label: Pentatone Music

Mozart: Le Nozze Di Figaro. Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor; Thomas Hampson, Christiane Karg, Luca Pisaroni & Sonya Yoncheva; Daniel Zalay, producer (Chamber Orchestra Of Europe; Vocalensemble Rastatt). Label: Deutsche Grammophon

Szymanowski: Król Roger. Antonio Pappano, conductor; Georgia Jarman, Mariusz Kwiecień & Saimir Pirgu; Jonathan Allen, producer (Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House; Royal Opera Chorus). Label: Opus Arte

BEST CHORAL PERFORMANCE

Penderecki Conducts Penderecki, Volume 1. Krzysztof Penderecki, conductor; Henryk Wojnarowski, choir director (Nikolay Didenko, Agnieszka Rehlis & Johanna Rusanen; Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra; Warsaw Philharmonic Choir). Label: Warner Classics

Himmelrand. Elisabeth Holte, conductor (Marianne Reidarsdatter Eriksen, Ragnfrid Lie & Matilda Sterby; Inger-Lise Ulsrud; Uranienborg Vokalensemble). Label: 2L (Lindberg Lyd)

Janáček: Glagolitic Mass. Edward Gardner, conductor; Håkon Matti Skrede, chorus master (Susan Bickley, Gábor Bretz, Sara Jakubiak & Stuart Skelton; Thomas Trotter; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Bergen Cathedral Choir, Bergen Philharmonic Choir, Choir Of Collegium Musicum & Edvard Grieg Kor). Label: Chandos

Lloyd: Bonhoeffer. Donald Nally, conductor (Malavika Godbole, John Grecia, Rebecca Harris & Thomas Mesa; The Crossing). Label: Albany Records

Steinberg: Passion Week. Steven Fox, conductor (The Clarion Choir). Label: Naxos

BEST CHAMBER MUSIC / SMALL ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE

Steve Reich. Third Coast Percussion. Label: Cedille Records

Fitelberg: Chamber Works. ARC Ensemble. Label: Chandos

Reflections. Øyvind Gimse, Geir Inge Lotsberg & Trondheimsolistene. Label: 2L (Lindberg Lyd)

Serious Business. Spektral Quartet. Label: Sono Luminus

Trios From Our Homelands. Lincoln Trio. Label: Cedille Records

BEST CLASSICAL INSTRUMENTAL SOLO

Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway. Zuill Bailey; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor (Nashville Symphony). Track from: Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway; American Gothic; Once Upon A Castle. Label: Naxos

John Adams: Scheherazade.2. Leila Josefowicz; David Robertson, conductor (Chester Englander; St. Louis Symphony). Label: Nonesuch

Dvořák: Violin Concerto & Romance; Suk: Fantasy. Christian Tetzlaff; John Storgårds, conductor (Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra). Label: Ondine

Mozart: Keyboard Music, Vols. 8 & 9. Kristian Bezuidenhout. Label: Harmonia Mundi

1930’s Violin Concertos, Vol. 2. Gil Shaham; Stéphane Denève, conductor (The Knights & Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra). Label: Canary Classics

BEST CLASSICAL SOLO VOCAL ALBUM

(Tie) Schumann & Berg. Dorothea Röschmann; Mitsuko Uchida, accompanist. Label: Decca

(Tie) Shakespeare Songs. Ian Bostridge; Antonio Pappano, accompanist (Michael Collins, Elizabeth Kenny, Lawrence Power & Adam Walker). Label: Warner Classics

Monteverdi. Magdalena Kožená; Andrea Marcon, conductor (David Feldman, Michael Feyfar, Jakob Pilgram & Luca Tittoto; La Cetra Barockorchester Basel). Label: Archiv Produktion

Mozart: The Weber Sisters. Sabine Devieilhe; Raphaël Pichon, conductor (Pygmalion). Label: Erato

Verismo. Anna Netrebko; Antonio Pappano, conductor (Yusif Eyvazov; Coro Dell’Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia; Orchestra Dell’Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia). Label: Deutsche Grammophon

BEST CLASSICAL COMPENDIUM

Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway; American Gothic; Once Upon A Castle. Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Tim Handley, producer. Label: Naxos

Gesualdo. Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor; Manfred Eicher, producer. Label: ECM New Series

Vaughan Williams: Discoveries. Martyn Brabbins, conductor; Ann McKay, producer. Label: Albion Records

Wolfgang: Passing Through. Judith Farmer & Gernot Wolfgang, producers; (Various Artists). Label: Albany Records

Zappa: 200 Motels – The Suites. Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor; Frank Filipetti & Gail Zappa, producers. Label: Universal Music

BEST CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL COMPOSITION

Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway. Michael Daugherty, composer (Zuill Bailey, Giancarlo Guerrero & Nashville Symphony) Track from: Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway; American Gothic; Once Upon A Castle. Label: Naxos

Bates: Anthology Of Fantastic Zoology. Mason Bates, composer (Riccardo Muti & Chicago Symphony Orchestra). Label: CSO Resound

Higdon: Cold Mountain. Jennifer Higdon, composer; Gene Scheer, librettist (Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Jay Hunter Morris, Emily Fons, Isabel Leonard, Nathan Gunn & The Santa Fe Opera). Label: Pentatone Music

Theofanidis: Bassoon Concerto. Christopher Theofanidis, composer (Martin Kuuskmann, Barry Jekowsky & Northwest Sinfonia) Track from: Bassoon Concertos – Theofanidis, Hummel, Mozart. Label: Estonian Record Productions

Winger: Conversations With Nijinsky. C. F. Kip Winger, composer (Martin West & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra) Track from: Winger: Conversations With Nijinsky Label: VBI Classic Recordings

BEST SURROUND SOUND ALBUM

Dutilleux: Sur Le Même Accord; Les Citations; Mystère De L’instant & Timbres, Espace, Mouvement. Alexander Lipay & Dmitriy Lipay, surround mix engineers; Dmitriy Lipay, surround mastering engineer; Dmitriy Lipay, surround producer (Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony). Label: Seattle Symphony Media

Johnson: Considering Matthew Shepard. Brad Michel, surround mix engineer; Brad Michel, surround mastering engineer; Robina G. Young, surround producer (Craig Hella Johnson & Conspirare). Label: Harmonia Mundi

Maja S.K. Ratkje: And Sing …. Morten Lindberg, surround mix engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround mastering engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround producer (Maja S.K. Ratkje, Cikada & Oslo Sinfonietta). Label: 2L (Lindberg Lyd)

Primus & The Chocolate Factory (5.1 Surround Sound Edition). Les Claypool, surround mix engineer; Stephen Marcussen, surround mastering engineer; Les Claypool, surround producer (Primus). Label: ATO Records

Reflections. Morten Lindberg, surround mix engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround mastering engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround producer (Øyvind Gimse, Geir Inge Lotsberg & Trondheimsolistene). Label: 2L (Lindberg Lyd)

BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM

Sing Me Home. Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble. Label: Masterworks

Destiny. Celtic Woman. Label: Manhattan Records

Walking In The Footsteps Of Our Fathers. Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Label: Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Land Of Gold. Anoushka Shankar. Label: Deutsche Grammophon

Dois Amigos, Um Século De Música: Multishow Live. Caetano Veloso & Gilberto Gil. Label: Nonesuch

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