Yehudi Wyner's Grammy Nomination

Yehudi Wyner's Grammy Nomination
The 2009 Grammy nominations are in. Yehudi Wyner's Pulitzer Prize-winning Piano Concerto "Chiavi in Mano" is in the running for Best Classical Contemporary Composition.

  • Piano Concerto "Chiavi in Mano"
    Yehudi Wyner
    Robert Levin, piano; Boston Symphony Orchestra; Robert Spano, conductor
    Track from: Wyner, Yehudi: Orchestral Works
    [Bridge Records 9282]
Gabriela Lena Frank's Inca Dances is this year's Latin Grammy winner for Best Classical Contemporary Composition. Manuel Barrueco and the Cuarteto Latinoamericano recorded it on Tonar Music.In addition, our composers are heard on over ten of this year's Grammy-nominated discs.Best Engineered Album, Classical
  • Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 15
    John Newton and Dirk Sobotka, engineers (Valery Gergiev and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre)

Producer of the Year, Classical
  • Blanton Alspaugh
    from among other works...
    Menotti: Amahl And the Night Visitors; My Christmas
    (Alastair Willis, Ike Hawkersmith, Kirsten Gunlogson, Dean Anthony, Todd Thomas, Kevin Short, Bart LeFan, Chicago Symphony Chorus, Nashville Symphony Chorus and Nashville Symphony Orchestra)

  • Steven Epstein
    from among other works...
    Corigliano: A Dylan Thomas Trilogy
    (Leonard Slatkin, George Mabry, Sir Thomas Allen, Nashville Symphony Chorus and Nashville Symphony Orchestra)

  • James Mallinson
    from among other works...
    Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 15 (Valery Gergiev and Orchestra of the Marrinsky Theatre

Best Orchestral Performance
  • Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 15
    Valery Gergiev, conductor (Orchestra of The Mariinsky Theatre)

Best Opera Recording
  • Tan Dun: Marco Polo
    Tan Dun, conductor; Stephen Bryant, Sarah Castle, Zhang Jun, Nancy Allen Lundy, Stephen Richardson and Charles Workman; Ferenc van Damme, producer (Netherlands Chamber Orchestra; Cappella Amsterdam)
    [Opus Arte]

Best Instrumental Soloist Performance with Orchestra
  • Salonen, Essa-Pekka: Piano Concerto
    Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor; Yefim Bronfman (Los Angeles Philharmonic)
    Track from: Salonen
    [Deutsche Grammophon]

Best Instrumental Soloist Performance without Orchestra
  • Oppens Plays Carter
    Ursula Oppens
    Includes Carter: Night Fantasies
    [Cedille Records]

Best Small Ensemble Performance
  • Lang, David: The Little Match Girl Passion
    Paul Hillier, conductor; Ars Nova Copenhagen and Theatre of Voices
    [Harmonia Mundi]

Best Classical Crossover Album
  • A Company of Voices: Conspirare In Concert
    Craig Hella Johnson, conductor Conspirare (Tom Burritt, Ian Davidson and Bion Tsang)
    Barber: Agnus Dei
    O'Regan: Triptych
    Whitacre: What If?

  • Twelve Songs By Charles Ives
    Theo Bleckmann; Kneebody
    [Winter & Winter]
    Ives: The See'r
    Ives: Serenity

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