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59th GRAMMY® Awards nominees announced

December 6, 2016

On 6 December 2016, artists, engineers and composers from Naxos and its distributed labels were honoured with 11 GRAMMY® nominations for recordings across six labels—Naxos, Cedille, Dacapo, Ondine, Opus Arte and Sono Luminus. The nominations are for the categories of Best Orchestral Performance, Best Opera Recording, Best Choral Performance, Best Classical Instrumental Solo, Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance, Best Classical Compendium, Best Contemporary Classical Composition and Best Engineered Album, Classical.

The 59th Annual GRAMMY® Awards winners will be announced on 12 February 2017. Congratulations to the nominees and everyone involved!

See the complete list of nominees on GRAMMY®’s website


Best Engineered Album, Classical


Wind Ensemble Music - BRYANT, PUCKETT, MACKEY (Shadow of Sirius)
Gedigian, University of Texas Wind Ensemble, Junkin
Naxos NBD0048 [BD-A]





Best Orchestral Performance


ROUSE Odna Zhizn, Symphonies Nos 3 and 4, Prospero’s Rooms
New York Philharmonic, Gilbert
Dacapo 8.226110 [CD]





Best Opera Recording


SZYMANOWSKI Król Roger
Kwiecień, Jarman, Pirgu, Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, Pappano, Holten
Opus Arte OABD7162D [BD]





Best Choral Performance


STEINBERG Passion Week
Clarion Choir, Fox
Naxos 8.573665 [CD]





Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance


Chamber Music - MACKLAY, REMINICK, HAYDN, FISHER-LOCHHEAD (Serious Business)
Spektral Quartet
Sono Luminus DSL-92198 [CD]


REICH Mallet Quartet, Sextet, Nagoya Marimbas, Music for Pieces of Wood
Third Coast Percussion
Cedille CDR90000-161 [CD]


Piano Trios - CLARKE, BABADJANIAN, MARTIN (Trios from Our Homelands)
Lincoln Trio
Cedille CDR90000-165 [CD]





Best Classical Instrumental Solo


DAUGHERTY Tales of Hemingway, American Gothic, Once Upon A Castle
Bailey, Jacobs, Nashville Symphony, Guerrero
Naxos 8.559798 [CD]


DVOŘÁK Violin Concerto, Romance Op 11
SUK Fantasy in G minor Op 24

Tetzlaff, Helsinki Philharmonic, Storgårds
Ondine ODE1279-5 [CD]





Best Classical Compendium


DAUGHERTY Tales of Hemingway, American Gothic, Once Upon A Castle
Bailey, Jacobs, Nashville Symphony, Guerrero
Naxos 8.559798 [CD]





Best Contemporary Classical Composition


DAUGHERTY Tales of Hemingway, American Gothic, Once Upon A Castle
Bailey, Jacobs, Nashville Symphony, Guerrero
Naxos 8.559798 [CD]













 
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