2016 Grammy Nominees Announced - Including VC 'Artist' Augustin Hadelich


The nominees for the 2016 58th Annual Grammy Awards have today been announced - including violin virtuoso Christian Tetzlaff, the Takács String Quartet and VC ‘Artist’ Augustin Hadelich.

The 2015 classical nominees include:

Best “Orchestral Performance”

  • “Bruckner: Symphony No. 4” with conductor Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
  • “Dutilleux: Métaboles; L’Arbre Des Songes; Symphony No. 2, ‘Le Double’”  with conductor Ludovic Merlot and the Seattle Symphony
  • “Shostakovich: Under Stalin’s Shadow – Symphony No. 10” with conductor Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • “Spirit of the American Range” with conductor Carlos Kalmar and the  Oregon Symphony
  • “Zhou Long & Chen Yi: Symphony ‘Humen 1839′” with conductor Darrell Ang and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra


Best “Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance”

  • “Brahms: The Piano Trios”  featuring Tanja Tetzlaff, Christian Tetzlaff and Lars Vogt
  • “Filament” featuring the Eighth Blackbird
  • “Flaherty: Airdancing for Toy Piano, Piano & Electronics” featuring Nadia Shpachenko and Genevieve Feiwen Lee
  • “Render” featuring Brad Wells and Roomful of Teeth
  • “Shostakovich: Piano Quintet & String Quartet No. 2” featuring the Takács Quartet and Marc-André Hamelin


Best “Classical Instrumental Solo”

  • “Dutilleux: Violin Concerto, L’Arbre Des Songes” featuring Augustin Hadelich, conductor Ludovic Morlo and the Seattle Symphony.
  • “Grieg & Moszkowski: Piano Concertos” featuring Joseph Moog, conductor Nicholas Milton and the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
  • “Mozart: Keyboard Music, Vol. 7” featuring Kristian Bezuidenhout
  • “Rachmaninov Variations” featuring Daniil Trifonov and the Philadelphia Orchestra
  • “Rzewski: The People United Will Never Be Defeated!” featuring Ursula Oppens  and Jerome Lowenthal

The winners will be announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles on February 15th.

PICTURED: 2016 Grammy Award Nominee, VC 'Artist' Augustin Hadelich