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Artists from the ‘Naxos Family’ Honoured with GRAMMY® Award Nominations

December 10, 2008

Garnering two Grammy® nominations this year, the Naxos world premiere recording of John Corigliano’s Mr. Tambourine Man [Naxos 8.559331] picked up a Best Classical Contemporary Composition nomination for the Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy® and Grawemeyer award-winning composer. The album, which features conductor JoAnn Falletta and the Buffalo Philharmonic, also brought in a nomination for the recording’s soloist, Israeli-born soprano Hila Plitmann, who received a nomination for Best Classical Vocal Performance.


John Corigliano Biography & Discography

JoAnn Falletta Biography & Discography

Hila Plitmann Biography & Discography

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Biography & Discography



The Pacifica Quartet, recently named 2009 Ensemble of the Year by Musical America, was honored with a nomination for Best Chamber Music Performance for its acclaimed Naxos recording of Elliott Carter String Quartets Nos. 1 & 5 [8.559362]. The second volume of this series is due for release in February 2009. Renowned producer Judith Sherman picked up a nomination for Producer of the Year for her work on the Carter String Quartets on Naxos and 4 additional albums.


Elliott Carter Biography & Discography

Pacifica Quartet Biography & Discography



A Choral Performance nomination went to chorus master Henryk Wojnarowski and conductor Antoni Wit for the Naxos recording of Karol Szymanowski’s Stabat Mater with the Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir [8.570724].


Karol Szymanowski Biography & Discography

Antoni Wit Biography & Discography

Henryk Wojnarowski Biography & Discography

Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra Biography & Discography

Warsaw Philharmonic Choir Biography & Discography

Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir

Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra Biography & Discography



A Best Engineered Album (Classical) nomination went to engineer John Newton for his work on the Naxos recording Respighi: Church Windows, Brazilian Impressions, Rossiniana [8.557711], which featured conductor JoAnn Falletta and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.


Ottorino Respighi Biography & Discography

JoAnn Falletta Biography & Discography

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Biography & Discography










 
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