The Grammy Awards have announced the classical music winners.
The best opera recording went to “Akhnaton” from the Metropolitan Opera. The award was accepted by Anthony Roth Costanzo, Zachary James and Dísella Lárusdóttir. Other winners who were part of the recording included producer David Frost, The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; The Metropolitan Opera Chorus, conductor Karen Kamensek and J’Nai Bridges.
Best Choral Performance went to Mahler Symphony No. 8 conducted by Gustavo Dudamel and featuring Grant Gershon, Robert Istad, Fernando Malvar-Ruiz & Luke McEndarfer, Leah Crocetto, Mihoko Fujimura, Ryan McKinny, Erin Morley, Tamara Mumford, Simon O’Neill, Morris Robinson and Tamara Wilson as well as the Los Angeles Philharmonic; Los Angeles Children’s Choir, Los Angeles Master Chorale, National Children’s Choir, and Pacific Chorale.
Best Classical Solo Vocal Album went to Mythologies by Sangeeta Kaur and Hila Plitmann. The album also featured Danaë Xanthe Vlasse.
Classical Producer of the Year was awarded to Judith Sherman for her work on Alone Together, Bach & Beyond Part 3, Bruits, Eryilmaz: Dances Of The Yogurt Maker, Fantasy – Oppens Plays Kaminsky, Home, Mendelssohn, Visconti & Golijov, A Schubert Journey, and Vers Le Silence – William Bolcom & Frédéric Chopin.