Barbara Hannigan tops Grammy classical winners (full list)main
The Canadian soprano won classical vocal album last night at the Grammys, for Crazy Girl Crazy.
Other winners include Daniil Trifonov, Pat Kop, Jennifer Higdon (twice) and Gavin Bryars. There’s a first-ever Grammy for the Houston Symphony. And a posthumous Grammy for Leonard Cohen for his last album, which employs a Montreal synagogue choir.
Rest of the best:
Producer of the year: David Frost
Orchestral performance: Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5; Barber: Adagio, Manfred Honeck, conductor, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Opera recording: Berg: Wozzeck, Hans Graf, conductor; Anne Schwanewilms, Roman Trekel, soloists; Houston Grand Opera, Houston Symphony.
Choral performance: Bryars: The Fifth Century, Donald Nally, conductor
Chamber music/small ensemble performance: Death & The Maiden, Patricia Kopatchinskaja & Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Instrumental solo: Transcendental, Daniil Trifonov
Compendium: Higdon: All Things Majestic, Viola Concerto & Oboe Concerto,” Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Nashville Symphony
Contemporary composition: Viola Concerto, Jennifer Higdon, composer
Engineered album: Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5; Barber: Adagio, Mark Donahue, engineer (Manfred Honeck & Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra)