2022 Classical Grammy Award Winners Introduced


Violinist Jennifer Koh (Photograph credit score: Lyndsey Byrne/Recording Academy)

 

Initially deliberate for January, this yr’s ceremony was postponed to April 3, 2022, at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Backyard Area with host comic Trevor Noah.

Often held in Los Angeles, California, this was the primary time the Grammy Awards had been held in Las Vegas.

The Grammy for “Greatest Classical Instrumental Solo” went to violinist Jennifer Koh and her launch, “Alone Collectively.” Launched by Cedille Information, it was created in response to the pandemic and the monetary hardship it positioned on the humanities group. The album options 39 world premiere recordings of latest works by established and rising composers.

In a press release following the award ceremony, Koh mentioned, “I thank the Recording Academy for honoring me as the primary Korean American girl to win a Grammy on this class.”

Moreover, the award for “Greatest Orchestral Efficiency” was awarded to conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Philadelphia Orchestra for “Value: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 3.”

The “Greatest Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Efficiency” was given to cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Emanuel Ax for his or her album, “Beethoven: Cello Sonatas – Hope Amid Tears.”

“Greatest Up to date Classical Composition” was given to composer Caroline Shaw‘s “Slender Sea” — carried out by Daybreak Upshaw, Gilbert Kalish, and Sō Percussion.

The Grammy for “Greatest Opera Recording” went to conductor Karen Kamensek; performers J’Nai Bridges, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Zachary James & Dísella Lárusdóttir; and producer David Frost of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Refrain for Philip Glass’ “Akhnaten.”

The “Greatest Choral Efficiency,” this yr of Mahler’s Symphony No. 8, was awarded to conductor Gustavo Dudamel, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Kids’s Refrain, Los Angeles Grasp Chorale, and Nationwide Kids’s Refrain & Pacific Chorale.

The “Greatest Classical Solo Vocal Album,” entitled “Mythologies” went to Sangeeta Kaur and Hila Plitmann (Virginie D’Avezac De Castera, Lili Haydn, Wouter Kellerman, Nadeem Majdalany, Eru Matsumoto & Emilio D. Miler).

Lastly, the “Greatest Classical Compendium” was given to “Girls Warriors: The Voices of Change” with conductor and producer Amy Andersson and producers Mark Mattson and Lolita Ritmanis.

 

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