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News - 54th Annual Grammy Awards: Nominees

Thursday, December 01, 2011
The prestigious annual Grammy Awards ceremony will be held on Sunday February 12. Along with the recording artists, several composers and works published or represented by the Music Sales Group are nominated for awards in the Classical categories.

Best Contemporary Classical Composition

CDPoul Ruders: Piano Concerto No. 2
(Edition Wilhelm Hansen Copenhagen)
Vassily Primakov, piano; Norwegian Radio Orchestra; Thomas Sondergård, conductor
Bridge 9336


Best Small Ensemble Performance

CDGabriela Lena Frank: Hilos
(G Schirmer Inc)
ALIAS Chamber Ensemble
Naxos 8559645
CDMichael Tilson Thomas: Street Song for Symphonic Brass
(Kongcha)
Bay Brass Ensemble
Harmonia Mundi 807556


Best Classical Instrumental Solo

CDJohn Corigliano: Winging It and other works
(G Schirmer Inc)
Ursula Oppens & Jerome Lowenthal, pianos
Cedille Records 123
CDBright Sheng: Flute Moon
(G Schirmer Inc)
Michala Petri, recorder; Copenhagen Philharmonic; Lan Shui, conductor
Naxos 6220603


Best Choral Performance

CDPelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen: Examples and other works
(Wilhelm Hansen)
Ars Nova Copenhagen; Paul Hillier, conductor
DaCapo 6220583
CDEric Whitacre: The Seal Lullaby and other works
(Chester Music Ltd)
The Eric Whitacre Singers; Eric Whitacre, conductor
Naxos 6220603


Producer Of The Year, Classical


Judith Sherman, producer
CDLera Auerbach: Piano Trio
(Hans Sikorski)
Augusta Read Thomas: Moon Jig
(G Schirmer Inc)
Joan Tower: Trio Cavany
(Associated Music Publishers Inc)
Lincoln Trio
Cedille Records 126
CDJohn Corigliano: Winging It and other works
(G Schirmer Inc)
Ursula Oppens & Jerome Lowenthal, pianos
Cedille Records 123
CDDmitri Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 5 and other works
(DSCH)
Pacifica String Quartet
Cedille Records 127
CDJoan Tower: Copperwave
(Associated Music Publishers Inc)
American Brass Quintet
Summit Records




Complete Classical Nominees

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