Nominations revealed for 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards

We are thrilled to see several AH artists nominated for the 61st GRAMMY Awards, which were announced last Friday. Congratulations to all!

The Recording Academy will present the GRAMMY Awards on Sunday 10 February 2019, live from Los Angeles’ STAPLES Center and broadcast on the CBS Television Network from 8.00pm ET/5.00pm PT.

Best Orchestral Performance

Schumann Symphonies Nos. 1-4
Michael Tilson Thomas, San Francisco Symphony

Best Opera Recording

Adams Doctor Atomic
Brindley Sherratt (Edward Teller), Jennifer Johnston (Pasqualita), Andrew Staples (Robert Wilson)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, John Adams

Strauss Der Rosenkavalier
Elīna Garanča (Octavian), Alan Oke (Valeacchi)
The Metropolitan Opera, Sebastian Weigle

Verdi Rigoletto 
Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Rigoletto), Andrea Mastroni (Sparafucile), Oksana Volkova (Maddalena)
Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra, Constantine Orbelian

Best Classical Instrumental Solo

Bartók Piano Concerto No. 2 [available on The Asia Tour]
Yuja Wang, Sir Simon Rattle, Berliner Philharmoniker

Kernis Violin Concerto
James Ehnes, Ludovic Morlot, Seattle Symphony

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

Anthony Roth Costanzo, Jonathan Cohen, Les Violons du Roy

Best Classical Compendium

The John Adams Edition
inc. Sir Simon Rattle, Berliner Philharmoniker

Best Contemporary Classical Composition

Jake Heggie’s Great Scott 
Joyce DiDonato (Arden Scott), Ailyn Pérez (Tatyana Bakst)
Orchestra and Chorus of The Dallas Opera, Patrick Summers

Aaron Jay Kernis’ Violin Concerto
James Ehnes, Ludovic Morlot, Seattle Symphony

Listen to our GRAMMY-inspired playlist below:

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