Monday, December 7, 2015

Latest Oregon Symphony and Seattle Symphony CDs receive Grammy nomination

Both the Oregon Symphony and Seattle Symphony received Grammy nominations in the Best Orchestral Performance category. That means that the Pacific Northwest has a pretty good shot at winning. Here's the list of nominees from the Grammy web site:

74. Best Orchestral Performance

Bruckner: Symphony No. 4
Manfred Honeck, conductor (Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra)
Label: Reference Recordings

Dutilleux: M├ętaboles; L'Arbre Des Songes; Symphony No. 2, 'Le Double'
Ludovic Morlot, conductor (Seattle Symphony)
Label: Seattle Symphony Media

Shostakovich: Under Stalin's Shadow - Symphony No. 10
Andris Nelsons, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
Label: Deutsche Grammophon

Spirit Of The American Range Carlos Kalmar, conductor (The Oregon Symphony)
Label: Pentatone

Zhou Long & Chen Yi: Symphony 'Humen 1839'
Darrell Ang, conductor (New Zealand Symphony Orchestra)
Label: Naxos

BTW: My review of The Spirit of the American Range is posted here.

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