Violinist Nicola Benedetti and the VC Artist Attacca Quartet have today been awarded Grammy accolades – at the 2020 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, in Los Angeles.
Violinist Nicola Benedetti, conductor Cristian Măcelaru and The Philadelphia Orchestra were awarded this year’s Grammy for the ‘Best Classical Instrumental Solo’ – for the ‘Marsalis: Violin Concerto; Fiddle Dance Suite’ release.
The VC Artist Attacca Quartet was awarded this year’s Grammy Award for the ‘Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance’ recording for their ‘Shaw: Orange’ album.
The Grammy for the ‘Best Contemporary Classical Composition’ was awarded to: Jennifer Higdon, Yolanda Kondonassis, Ward Stare & The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra for the ‘Jennifer Higdon Harp Concerto’ recording.
The Grammy for the ‘Best Classical Compendium’ was awarded to: Nadia Shpachenko, Marina A. Ledin & Victor Ledin for the ‘The Poetry of Places’ album.
The Grammy for the ‘Best Orchestral Performance’ was awarded to Gustavo Dudamel & Los Angeles Philharmonic for the ‘Norman: Sustain’ album.
The Grammy for the ‘Best Opera Recording’ was awarded to: Gil Rose, John Brancy, Andrew Craig Brown, Gabriel Preisser, Krista River, Edwin Vega, Boston Modern Orchestra Project & Boston Children’s Chorus for the ‘Picker: Fantastic Mr. Fox’ release.
The Grammy for the ‘Best Classical Solo Vocal Album’ was awarded to: Joyce DiDonato, Chuck Israels, Jimmy Madison, Charlie Porter, Craig Terry, Steve Barnett & Lautaro Greco for the ‘Songplay’ album.
The Grammy for the ‘Best Choral Performance’ was awarded to: Robert Simpson, Ken Cowan & Houston Chamber Choir for the ‘Duruflé: Complete Choral Works’ album.