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Classical Grammy Winners

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Below is a list of the classical music winners at the 46th Annual Grammy Awards.

Best Classical Album

Mahler: Symphony No. 3; Kindertotenlieder (SFS Media)

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Michelle DeYoung, mezzo soprano; Andreas Neubronner, producer (Vance George; Pacific Boychoir, San Francisco Girls Chorus & Women of the SFS Chorus; San Francisco Symphony)

Best Orchestral Performance

Mahler: Symphony No. 3 (Deutsche Grammophon)

Pierre Boulez, conductor (Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo soprano; Johannes Prinz & Gerald Wirth; Vienna Boys' Choir & Women's Chorus of the Vienna Singverein; Vienna Philharmonic)

Best Opera Recording

Janácek: Jenufa (Erato Disques)

Bernard Haitink, conductor; Jerry Hadley, Karita Mattila, Eva Randová, Anja Silja & Jorma Silvasti; Wolfram Graul, producer (Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden)

Best Choral Performance

Sibelius: Cantatas (Virgin Classics)

Paavo Järvi, conductor; Tiia-Ester Loitme & Ants Soots, chorus masters (Ellerhein Girls' Choir & Estonian National Male Choir; Estonian National Symphony Orchestra)

Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra)

Britten: Violin Concerto/Walton: Viola Concerto (EMI Classics)

Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor; Maxim Vengerov, violin & viola (London Symphony Orchestra)

Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra)

Haydn: Piano Sonatas Nos. 29, 31, 34, 35 & 49 (Sony Classical)

Emanuel Ax, piano

Best Chamber Music Performance

Berg: Lyric Suite (Nonesuch Records)

Kronos Quartet & Dawn Upshaw, soprano

Best Small Ensemble Performance (with or without Conductor)

Chávez: Suite For Double Quartet (Cambria Master Recordings)

Jeff von der Schmidt, conductor; Southwest Chamber Music

Track from: Chávez: Complete Chamber Music, Vol. I

Best Classical Vocal Performance

Schubert: Lieder With Orchestra (Deutsche Grammophon)

Thomas Quasthoff, bass-baritone & Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo soprano (Claudio Abbado; Chamber Orchestra of Europe)

Best Classical Contemporary Composition

Argento: Casa Guidi (Reference Recordings])

Dominick Argento (Frederica von Stade, mezzo soprano; Eiji Oue; Minnesota Orchestra)

Track from: Argento: Casa Guidi; Capriccio For Clarinet And Orchestra, Etc.

Best Classical Crossover Album

Obrigado Brazil (Sony Classical)

Jorge Calandrelli, conductor; Yo-Yo Ma, cello (Various Artists)



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