Nominations announced for 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards



Askonas Holt artists feature on 13 of the recordings nominated for the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards, as announced earlier this week.

Winners will be announced on 12 February 2017 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, the GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live on the CBS Television Network at 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT.

Jennifer Johnston, nominee for BEST CLASSICAL COMPENDIUM for her performance of Vaughan Williams’ Four Last Songs on Vaughan Williams: Discoveries with Martyn Brabbins, added a personal touch to the news with her tweet about the nominations, seen below and here.

The complete list of GRAMMY nominees can be found here.

Congratulations to all!

BEST ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE

Michael Tilson ThomasBates: Works For Orchestra (SFS Media)

 

BEST OPERA RECORDING

Christopher MaltmanCorigliano: The Ghosts Of Versailles (Pentatone Music)

Giovanni AntoniniHandel: Giulio Cesare (Decca)

Isabel LeonardHigdon: Cold Mountain (Pentatone Music)

Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Christiane KargMozart: Le nozze di Figaro (Deutsche Grammophon)

 

BEST CHORAL PERFORMANCE

Edward Gardner Janáček: Glagolitic Mass (Chandos)

Nikolay DidenkoPenderecki Conducts Penderecki, Volume 1 (Warner Classics)

 

BEST CLASSICAL INSTRUMENTAL SOLO

Kristian BezuidenhoutMozart: Keyboard Music, Vols. 8 & 9 (Harmonia Mundi)

 

BEST CLASSICAL SOLO VOCAL ALBUM

Magdalena Kožená Monteverdi (Archiv Produktion)

Dorothea RöschmannSchumann & Berg (Decca)

Ian Bostridge – Shakespeare Songs (Warner Classics)

 

BEST CLASSICAL COMPENDIUM

Jennifer Johnston – Vaughan Williams: Discoveries (Albion Records)

BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM, CLASSICAL
and
BEST SURROUND SOUND ALBUM

Ludovic Morlot – Henri Dutilleux’s Sur le même accord; Les citations; Mystère de l’instant & Timbres, espace, mouvement (Seattle Symphony Media)

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