Winners

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Best Classical Album

 

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
David Frost

Verdi: Requiem

Riccardo Muti, conductor; Duain Wolfe, chorus master; Christopher Alder, producer; David Frost, Tom Lazarus & Christopher Willis, engineers/mixers; Silas Brown, mastering engineer (Ildar Abdrazakov, Olga Borodina, Barbara Frittoli & Mario Zeffiri; Chicago

Duain Wolfe, chorus master. Riccardo Muti, conductor. Christopher Willis, David Frost & Tom Lazarus, engineers/mixers. Silas Brown, mastering engineer. Christopher Alder, producer.

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio From Symphony No. 10

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Ragnar Bohlin, Kevin Fox & Susan McMane, choir directors; Andreas Neubronner, producer;

Kevin Fox, Ragnar Bohlin & Susan McMane, choir directors. Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor. Peter Laenger, engineer/mixer. Andreas Neubronner, mastering engineer. Andreas Neubronner, producer.

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner

Weill: Rise And Fall Of The City Of Mahagonny

James Conlon, Anthony Dean Griffey, Patti LuPone & Audra McDonald

Anthony Dean Griffey, Audra McDonald & Patti LuPone, artists. James Conlon, conductor. Fred Vogler, producer.

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner

Tower: Made In America

Leonard Slatkin

Leonard Slatkin, conductor. Tim Handley, engineer/mixer. Tim Handley, producer.

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 7

Michael Tilson Thomas

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor. Andreas Neubronner, producer. Peter Laenger, engineer.

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner

Bolcom: Songs Of Innocence And Of Experience

Leonard Slatkin, Joan Morris & Christine Brewer

Carole Ott, Christopher Kiver, Jason Harris, Jerry Blackstone, Mary Alice Stollak & William Hammer, choir directors. Leonard Slatkin, conductor. Tim Handley, producer. David Lau, engineer.

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner

Adams: On The Transmigration Of Souls

Lorin Maazel

Lorin Maazel, conductor. John Adams & Lawrence L. Rock, producers.

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 3; Kindertotenlieder

Michael Tilson Thomas & Michelle DeYoung

Michelle DeYoung, artist. Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor. Andreas Neubronner, producer. Peter Laenger, engineer.

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner

Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony (Sym. No. 1)

Robert Spano, conductor; Norman Mackenzie, chorus director; (Christine Goerke & Brett Polegato)

Norman Mackenzie, artist. Robert Spano, conductor. Thomas Moore, producer. Michael J. Bishop, engineer.

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner

Berlioz: Les Troyens

Sir Colin Davis, conductor; Michelle DeYoung, Ben Heppner, Petra Lang, Peter Mattei, Stephen Milling, Sara Mingardo & Kenneth Tarver

Ben Heppner, Kenneth Tarver, Michelle DeYoung, Peter Mattei, Petra Lang, Sara Mingardo & Stephen Milling, artists. Colin Davis, conductor. James Mallinson, producer. Simon Rhodes, engineer.

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner

Shostakovich: The String Quartets

Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet (Eugene Drucker, Lawrence Dutton, David Finckel, Philip Setzer), artist. Da-Hong Seetoo & Max Wilcox, producers. Da-Hong Seetoo & Max Wilcox, engineers.

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner

Stravinsky: Firebird; The Rite Of Spring; Perséphone

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Michael Tilson Thomas, artist. Andreas Neubronner, producer.

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner

Barber: Prayers Of Kierkegaard/Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem/Bartok: Cantata Profana

Robert Shaw, conductor (Richard Clement, Nathan Gunn, Carmen Pelton)

Robert Shaw, artist. James Mallinson, producer.

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner
Yo-Yo Ma

Premieres - Cello Concertos (Works Of Danielpour, Kirchner, Rouse)

Yo-Yo Ma, David Zinman, conductor

David Zinman & Yo-Yo Ma, artists. Steven Epstein, producer.

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner

Corigliano: Of Rage And Remembrance

Leonard Slatkin, conductor (Michelle De Young, Various Artists)

Leonard Slatkin, artist. Joanna Nickrenz, producer.

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Debussy: La Mer; Nocturnes; Jeux

Pierre Boulez, conductor

Pierre Boulez, artist. Karl-August Naegler, producer.

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Bartók: Concerto For Orchestra; Four Orchestral Pieces, Op. 12

Pierre Boulez, conductor

Pierre Boulez, artist. Karl-August Naegler, producer.

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Bartók: The Wooden Prince & Cantata Profana

Pierre Boulez conductor; John Aler, John Tomlinson, Margaret Hillis, choral director

John Aler & John Tomlinson, artists. Pierre Boulez, conductor. Karl-August Naegler, producer.

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 9

Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Leonard Bernstein, conductor. Horst Dittberner, producer.

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner

Bernstein: Candide

Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Adolph Green, Christa Ludwig, Della Jones, Jerry Hadley, June Anderson, Kurt Ollmann & Nicolai Gedda, artists. Leonard Bernstein, conductor. Hans Weber, producer.

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner

Ives: Sym. No. 2; Gong On The Hook And Ladder; Central Park In The Dark; The Unanswered Question

Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Leonard Bernstein, artist. Hans Weber, producer.

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner

Bartók: 6 String Quartets

Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet (Eugene Drucker, Lawrence Dutton, David Finckel, Philip Setzer), artist. Wolf Erichson, producer.

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner
Robert Woods

Verdi: Requiem & Operatic Choruses

Robert Shaw, conductor

Robert Shaw, artist. Robert Woods, producer.

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner
Vladimir Horowitz

Horowitz In Moscow

Vladimir Horowitz, artist. Thomas Frost, producer.

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner
Vladimir Horowitz

Horowitz - The Studio Recordings, New York 1985

Vladimir Horowitz, artist. Thomas Frost, producer.

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner
Robert Woods

Berlioz: Requiem

Robert Shaw, conductor; John Aler, tenor

John Aler & Robert Shaw, artists. Robert Woods, producer.

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner

Amadeus

Neville Marriner, conductor

Neville Marriner, artist. John Strauss, producer.

26th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1983)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Mahler: Symphony No. 9 In D

Georg Solti, conductor

Georg Solti, artist. James Mallinson, producer.

25th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1982)
 
winner

Bach: The Goldberg Variations

Glenn Gould, piano

Glenn Gould, artist. Samuel H. Carter, producer.

24th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1981)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Mahler: Symphony No. 2 In C Minor

Georg Solti, conductor

Georg Solti, artist. James Mallinson, producer.

23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1980)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Berg: Lulu (Complete Version)

Pierre Boulez, conductor

Pierre Boulez, artist. Gunther Breest & Michael Horwath, producers.

22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1979)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Brahms: Symphonies (1-4)

Georg Solti, conductor

Georg Solti, artist. James Mallinson, producer.

21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978)
 
winner

Brahms: Concerto For Violin In D

Itzhak Perlman, violin; Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor

Carlo Maria Giulini & Itzhak Perlman, artists. Christopher Bishop, producer.

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977)
 
winner
Vladimir Horowitz

Concert Of The Century

Leonard Bernstein, conductor; Vladimir Horowitz, Isaac Stern, Mstislav Rostropovich, Yehudi Menuhin, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau & Lyndon Woodside

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Isaac Stern, Leonard Bernstein, Lyndon Woodside, Mstislav Rostropovich, Vladimir Horowitz & Yehudi Menuhin, artists. Thomas Frost, producer.

19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976)
 
winner

Beethoven: The Five Piano Concertos

Artur Rubinstein, piano; Daniel Barenboim, conductor

Artur Rubinstein, artist. Daniel Barenboim, conductor. Max Wilcox, producer.

18th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1975)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Beethoven: Symphonies (9) Complete

Georg Solti, conductor

Georg Solti, artist. Raymond Minshull, producer.

17th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1974)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique

Georg Solti, conductor

Georg Solti, artist. David Harvey, producer.

16th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1973)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Bartók: Concerto For Orchestra

Pierre Boulez, conductor

Pierre Boulez, artist. Thomas Z. Shepard, producer.

15th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1972)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Mahler: Symphony No. 8 In E Flat (Symphony Of A Thousand)

Georg Solti, conductor

Georg Solti, artist. David Harvey, producer.

14th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1971)
 
winner
Vladimir Horowitz

Horowitz Plays Rachmaninoff (Etudes-Tableaux Piano Music; Sonatas)

Vladimir Horowitz, artist. Richard Killough & Thomas Frost, producers.

13th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1970)
 
winner

Berlioz: Les Troyens

Colin Davis, conductor

Colin Davis, artist. Erik Smith, producer.

12th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1969)
 
winner

Switched-On-Bach

Walter Carlos

Walter Carlos, artist. Rachel Elkind, producer.

10th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1967)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Berg: Wozzeck

Pierre Boulez, conductor; (Berry, Strauss, Uhl, Doench)

Pierre Boulez, artist. Thomas Z. Shepard, producer. (TIE)

winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 8 (Symphony Of A Thousand)

Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Leonard Bernstein, artist. John McClure, producer. (TIE)

9th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1966)
 
winner

Ives: Symphony No. 1 In D Minor

Morton Gould, conductor

Morton Gould, artist. Howard Scott, producer.

8th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1965)
 
winner
Vladimir Horowitz

Horowitz At Carnegie Hall - An Historic Return

Vladimir Horowitz, artist. Thomas Frost, producer.

7th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1964)
 
winner

Bernstein: Symphony No. 3 "Kaddish"

Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Leonard Bernstein, artist.

6th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1963)
 
winner

Britten: War Requiem

Lord Benjamin Britten, conductor

Benjamin Britten, artist.

5th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1962)
 
winner
Vladimir Horowitz

Columbia Records Presents Vladimir Horowitz

4th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1961)
 
winner

Stravinsky Conducts 1960: Le Sacre Du Printemps; Petrouchka

Igor Stravinsky, conductor

Igor Stravinsky, artist.