2010 Grammy Award Winners

Monday, February 01, 2010

Yo-Yo Ma, Renée Fleming and Sharon Isbin were a few of this year's Grammy Award winners.

Best Engineered Album, Classical
"Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio From Symphony No. 10" - Peter Laenger, engineer (Michael Tilson Thomas & San Francisco Symphony); SFS Media

Producer Of The Year, Classical
Steven Epstein
*Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony (David Robertson & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra)
*Bernstein: Mass (Marin Alsop, Jubilant Sykes, Asher Edward Wulfman, Morgan State University Choir, Peabody Children's Chorus & Baltimore Symphony Orchestra)
*Corigliano: A Dylan Thomas Trilogy (Leonard Slatkin, George Mabry, Sir Thomas Allen, Nashville Symphony Chorus & Nashville Symphony Orchestra)
* Fauré: Piano Quintets (Fine Arts Quartet & Cristina Oritz)
* Yo-Yo Ma & Friends: Songs Of Joy And Peace (Yo-Yo Ma & Various Artists)

Best Classical Album
"Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio From Symphony No. 10" - Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Ragnar Bohlin, Kevin Fox & Susan McMane, choir directors; Andreas Neubronner, producer; Peter Laenger, engineer/mixer; Andreas Neubronner, mastering engineer (Laura Claycomb, Anthony Dean Griffey, Katarina Karnéus, Quinn Kelsey, James Morris, Yvonne Naef, Elza van den Heever & Erin Wall; San Francisco Symphony; Pacific Boychoir, San Francisco Girls Chorus & San Francisco Symphony Chorus)

Best Orchestral Performance
"Ravel: Daphnis Et Chloe" - James Levine, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra; Tanglewood Festival Chorus); BSO Classics

Best Opera Recording
"Britten: Billy Budd" - Daniel Harding, conductor; Ian Bostridge, Neal Davies, Nathan Gunn, Jonathan Lemalu, Matthew Rose & Gidon Saks; John Fraser, producer (London Symphony Orchestra; Gentlemen Of The London Symphony Chorus); Virgin Classics

Best Choral Performance
"Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio From Symphony No. 10" - Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Ragnar Bohlin, Kevin Fox & Susan McMane, choir directors (Laura Claycomb, Anthony Dean Griffey, Elza van den Heever, Katarina Karnéus, Quinn Kelsey, James Morris, Yvonne Naef & Erin Wall; San Francisco Symphony; Pacific Boychoir, San Francisco Symphony Chorus & San Francisco Girls Chorus); SFS Media

Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (With Orchestra)
"Prokofiev: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3" - Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor; Evgeny Kissin (Philharmonia Orchestra); EMI Classics

Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (Without Orchestra)
"Journey To The New World" - Sharon Isbin (Joan Baez & Mark O'Connor); Sony Classical

Best Chamber Music Performance
"Intimate Letters" - Emerson String Quartet; Deutsche Grammophon

Best Small Ensemble Performance
"Lang, David: The Little Match Girl Passion" - Paul Hillier, conductor; Ars Nova Copenhagen & Theatre Of Voices; Harmonia Mundi

Best Classical Vocal Performance
"Verismo Arias" - Renée Fleming (Marco Armiliato; Jonas Kaufmann; Orchestra Sinfonica Di Milano Giuseppi Verdi; Coro Sinfonica Di Milano Giuseppi Verdi); Decca

Best Classical Contemporary Composition
"Higdon, Jennifer: Percussion Concerto" - Jennifer Higdon (Marin Alsop) Track from: "Alsop Conducts MacMillan, Ad"; London Philharmonic Orchestra

Best Classical Crossover Album
"Yo-Yo Ma & Friends: Songs Of Joy And Peace" - Yo-Yo Ma (Odair Assad, Sergio Assad, Chris Botti, Dave Brubeck, Matt Brubeck, John Clayton, Paquito d'Rivera, Renée Fleming, Diana Krall, Alison Krauss, Natalie McMaster, Edgar Meyer, Cristina Pato, Joshua Redman, Jake Shimabukuro, Silk Road Ensemble, James Taylor, Chris Thile, Wu Tong, Alon Yavnai & Amelia Zirin-Brown); Sony Classical

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Comments [1]

Michael Meltzer

Listening to reports on the Grammy Awards on WQXR and again on WINS, you would think there were two separate ceremonies going on on opposite sides of town.
It's too bad that our culture has to be so fractured and fragmented.

Feb. 01 2010 08:21 AM

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