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Classical Music Grammy Award Winners 2011

PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 1:18 pm
by kickassclassical
Best Classical Album
Verdi: Requiem
Riccardo Muti, conductor; Duain Wolfe, chorus master; Christopher Alder,
producer; David Frost, Tom Lazarus & Christopher Willis, engineers/mixers; Silas Brown, mastering engineer (Ildar Abdrazakov, Olga Borodina, Barbara Frittoli & Mario Zeffiri; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Chicago Symphony Chorus)
[CSO Resound]

Best Orchestral Performance
Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor (Terrence Wilson; Nashville Symphony)
[Naxos]

Best Opera Recording
Saariaho: L'Amour De Loin
Kent Nagano, conductor; Daniel Belcher, Ekaterina Lekhina & Marie-Ange
Todorovitch; Martin Sauer, producer (Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin; Rundfunkchor Berlin)
[Harmonia Mundi]

Best Choral Performance
Verdi: Requiem
Riccardo Muti, conductor; Duain Wolfe, chorus master (Ildar Abdrazakov, Olga
Borodina, Barbara Frittoli & Mario Zeffiri; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Chicago Symphony Chorus)
[CSO Resound]

Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (with Orchestra)
Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 23 & 24
Mitsuko Uchida (The Cleveland Orchestra)
[Decca]

Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra)
Messiaen: Livre Du Saint-Sacrement
Paul Jacobs
[Naxos]

Best Chamber Music Performance
Ligeti: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2
Parker Quartet
[Naxos]

Best Small Ensemble Performance
Dinastia Borja
Jordi Savall, conductor; Hespèrion XXI & La Capella Reial De Catalunya (Pascal
Bertin, Daniele Carnovich, Lior Elmalich, Montserrat Figueras, Driss El Maloumi, Marc Mauillon, Lluís Vilamajó & Furio Zanasi; Pascal Bertin, Daniele Carnovich, Josep Piera & Francisco Rojas)
[Alia Vox]

Best Classical Vocal Performance
Sacrificium
Cecilia Bartoli (Giovanni Antonini; Il Giardino Armonico)
[Decca]

Best Classical Contemporary Composition
Daugherty, Michael: Deus Ex Machina
Michael Daugherty (Giancarlo Guerrero)
Track from: Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony
[Naxos]

Best Classical Crossover Album
Tin, Christopher: Calling All Dawns
Lucas Richman, conductor (Sussan Deyhim, Lia, Kaori Omura, Dulce Pontes, Jia
Ruhan, Aoi Tada & Frederica von Stade; Anonymous 4 & Soweto Gospel Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra)
[Tin Works Publishing]

Best Engineered Album, Classical (TIE)

Awarded Shared by...

Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina
Mark Donahue, John Hill & Dirk Sobotka, engineers (Giancarlo Guerrero &
Nashville Symphony Orchestra)
[Naxos]

And…

Porter, Quincy: Complete Viola Works
Leslie Ann Jones, Kory Kruckenberg, Brandie Lane & David Sabee, engineers (Eliesha Nelson & John McLaughlin Williams)
[Dorian Sono Luminus]

Can't wait for the 2012 Grammys!