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Naxos is delighted to be the winner of three GRAMMY® Awards at the 54th Grammy’s in Los Angeles, more than any other classical label. Distributed label Cedille Records took home two awards for Best Small Ensemble Performance and Producer of the Year. Congratulations to composers, performers, engineers, and everyone involved!

Here comes an overview of the GRAMMY® winners from Naxos and other distributed labels in the past five years. For more information about the Grammy® Awards, please visit

2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011

2011 – 54th Annual GRAMMY® Awards

Best Classical Instrumental Solo
SCHWANTNER Percussion Concerto,
Morning’s Embrace, Chasing Light…

Christopher Lamb, percussion
Nashville Symphony • Giancarlo Guerrero

Naxos 8.559678

Best Contemporary Classical Composition
Best Engineered Album, Classical
ALDRIDGE Elmer Gantry [Opera]
Phares • Risley • Rideout • Kelley • Buck
Florentine Opera Chorus • Florentine Opera Company
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra • William Boggs
Naxos 8.669032-33

Best Small Ensemble Performance
MACKEY Lonely Motel – Music from Slide
Rinde Eckert, vocals • Steven Mackey, guitar
eighth blackbird
Cedille CDR90000-128

Producer of the Year, Classical – Judith Sherman

Capricho Latino
Cedille CDR90000-124
Notable Women
Cedille CDR90000-126

The Soviet Experience Vol 1
Cedille CDR90000-127
85th Birthday Celebration
Dorian Sono Luminus DSL-92122

2010 – 53rd Annual GRAMMY® Awards

Best Orchestral Performance
Best Engineered Album, Classical
Best Classical Contemporary Composition (Deus Ex Machina)
DAUGHERTY Metropolis Symphony, Deus Ex Machina
Terrence Wilson, piano
Nashville Symphony • Giancarlo Guerrero

Naxos 8.559635

Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra)
MESSIAEN Livre du Saint-Sacrement
Paul Jacobs, organ
Naxos 8.572436-37

Best Chamber Music Performance
LIGETI String Quartets Nos 1 and 2
Parker Quartet
Naxos 8.570781

Best Engineered Album, Classical
PORTER Complete Viola Works
Eliesha Nelson, viola
Dorian Sono Luminus DSL-92113

Producer Of The Year, Classical - David Frost

The Old burying Ground

Dorian Sono Luminus DSL-92113

2009 – 52nd Annual GRAMMY® Awards

Producer of the Year, Classical – Steven Epstein

Naxos 8.559622-23
FAURÉ Piano Quintets
Naxos 8.570938

2008 – 51st Annual GRAMMY® Awards

Best Chamber Music Performance
CARTER String Quartets Nos 1 and 5
Pacifica Quartet
Naxos 8.559362

Best Classical Vocal Performance
Best Classical Contemporary Composition
(Mr. Tambourine Man)
CORIGLIANO Mr. Tambourine Man, Three Hallucinations
Hila Plitmann, soprano • Buffalo Philharmonic • JoAnn Falletta
Naxos 8.559331

2007 – 50th Annual GRAMMY® Awards

Best Classical Album
Best Orchestral Performance
Best Classical Contemporary Composition
(Made in America)
TOWER Made in America, Tambor,
Concerto for Orchestra

Nashville Symphony • Leonard Slatkin
Naxos 8.559328

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