have won a Grammy Award for the first time, for their recording of John Luther Adams’ Become Ocean
, ‘Best Contemporary Classical Composition’.
Seattle Symphony Music Director Ludovic Morlot says: “We’re so very proud that Become Ocean is recognized with a Grammy Award. John Luther Adams is one of our most important contemporary American voices and I am grateful for my collaboration with him, and for the artistry and dedication of our musicians and our audio engineer Dmitriy Lipay in bringing this recording to life.”
In December, it was announced that the Seattle Symphony received six nominations in five categories – the most they have received in a single year.