Monday, February 14, 2011

Congrats to the Grammy Winners!

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)

Best Instrumental Composition
The Path Among The Trees
Billy Childs, composer (Billy Childs Ensemble)Track from: Autumn: In Moving Pictures Jazz - Chamber Music Vol. 2

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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)

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