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Best Classical Orchestral Performance

 

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 

nominees

Copland: Symphony No. 3; Three Latin American Sketches

Debussy: Images; Jeux & La Plus Que Lente

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5; Barber: Adagio

Concertos For Orchestra

Mahler: Symphony No. 5

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner

Shostakovich: Under Stalin's Shadow - Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9

Andris Nelsons, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra)

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2015)
 
winner

Shostakovich: Under Stalin's Shadow - Symphony No. 10

Andris Nelsons, conductor. Shawn Murphy, producer. Nick Squire, engineer.

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
winner

Adams, John: City Noir

David Robertson, conductor. Friedemann Engelbrecht, producer. Richard King, engineer/mixer. (St. Louis Symphony)

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
winner

Sibelius: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4

Osmo Vänskä, conductor. Robert Suff, producer. Jens Braun, engineer.

55th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2012)
 
winner

Adams: Harmonielehre & Short Ride In A Fast Machine

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor. Roni Jules, Gus Polleck, Uwe Willenbacher & Denise Woodward, engineers/mixers. Jack Vad, producer.

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2011)
 
winner

Brahms: Symphony No. 4

Gustavo Dudamel, conductor. Fred Vogler, engineer/mixer. Chris Alder, producer.

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
Blanton Alspaugh

Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina

Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor. Dirk Sobotka, John Hill & Mark Donahue, engineers/mixers. Blanton Alspaugh, producer.

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner

Ravel: Daphnis Et Chloé

James Levine, conductor. Dirk Sobotka, Jesse Lewis & John Newton, engineers/mixers. Elizabeth Ostrow, producer.

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 4

Bernard Haitink, conductor. Christopher Willis, engineer. James Mallinson, producer.

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner

Tower: Made In America

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

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 7

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

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner

Shostakovich: Sym. No. 13

Mariss Jansons, conductor. Wolfgang Karreth, engineer. Wilhelm Meister, producer.

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner

Adams: On The Transmigration Of Souls

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

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Mahler: Symphony No. 3

Pierre Boulez, conductor. Rainer Maillard & Wolf-Dieter Karwatky, engineers. Christian Gansch, producer.

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 6

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

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Boulez Conducts Varèse - Amériques, Arcana, Déserts & Ionisation

Pierre Boulez, conductor. Jobst Eberhardt & Stephan Flock, engineers. Helmut Burk & Karl-August Naegler, producers.

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner

Mahler: Sym. No. 10

Sir Simon Rattle, conductor. Mike Clements, engineer. Stephen Johns, producer.

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner

Stravinsky: Firebird; The Rite Of Spring; Perséphone

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor.

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Mahler: Symphony No. 9

Pierre Boulez, conductor.

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique; Tristia

Pierre Boulez, conductor.

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner

Prokofiev: Romeo And Juliet (Scenes From The Ballet)

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor.

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Debussy: La Mer

Pierre Boulez, conductor.

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

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

Pierre Boulez, conductor.

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Bartók: The Wooden Prince

Pierre Boulez, conductor.

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 9

Leonard Bernstein, conductor.

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner

Corigliano: Symphony No. 1

Daniel Barenboim, conductor.

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner

Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 7

Leonard Bernstein, conductor.

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 3 In D Minor

Leonard Bernstein, conductor.

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner
Robert Woods

Rorem: String Symphony; Sunday Morning; Eagles

Louis Lane & Robert Shaw, conductors. Robert Woods, producer.

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 In D Minor

Georg Solti, conductor. Michael Haas, producer.

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Liszt: A Faust Symphony

Georg Solti, conductor. Michael Haas, producer.

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner
Robert Woods

Faure: Pelleas Et Melisande

Robert Shaw, conductor. Robert Woods, producer.

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 In B Flat

Leonard Slatkin, conductor. Jay David Saks, producer.

26th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1983)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Mahler: Symphony No. 9 In D

Georg Solti, conductor. James Mallinson, producer.

25th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1982)
 
winner

Mahler: Sym. No. 7 In E Min. (Song Of The Night)

James Levine, conductor. Jay David Saks & Thomas Z. Shepard, producers.

24th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1981)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Mahler: Symphony No. 2 In C Minor

Georg Solti, conductor. James Mallinson, producer.

23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1980)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Bruckner: Symphony No. 6 In A

Georg Solti, conductor. Raymond Minshull, producer.

22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1979)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Brahms: Symphonies (1-4)

Georg Solti, conductor. James Mallinson, producer.

21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978)
 
winner

Beethoven: Symphonies (9) (Complete)

Herbert von Karajan, conductor. Michel Glotz, producer.

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 9 In D

Carlo Maria Giulini, artist. Gunther Breest, producer.

19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra

Georg Solti, artist. Raymond Minshull, producer.

18th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1975)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Ravel: Daphnis Et Chloe (Complete Ballet)

Pierre Boulez, artist.

17th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1974)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique

Georg Solti, artist.

16th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1973)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Bartók: Concerto For Orchestra

Pierre Boulez, artist.

15th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1972)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Mahler: Symphony No. 7 In E Minor

Georg Solti, artist.

14th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1971)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 1 In D

Carlo Maria Giulini, artist.

13th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1970)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Stravinsky: Le Sacre Du Printemps

Pierre Boulez, artist.

12th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1969)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Boulez Conducts Debussy, Vol. 2 "Images Pour Orchestre"

Pierre Boulez, artist.

11th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1968)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Boulez Conducts Debussy (La Mer; Prelude A L'Apres-Midi D'Un Faune; Jeux)

Pierre Boulez, artist.

10th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1967)
 
winner

Stravinsky: Firebird And Petrouchka Suites

Igor Stravinsky, artist.

9th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1966)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 6 In A Minor

Erich Leinsdorf, artist.

8th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1965)
 
winner

Ives: Symphony No. 4

Leopold Stokowski, artist.

7th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1964)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 5/Berg: Wozzeck Excerpts

Erich Leinsdorf, artist.

6th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1963)
 
winner

Bartók: Concerto For Orchestra

Erich Leinsdorf, artist.

5th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1962)
 
winner

Stravinsky: The Firebird Ballet

Igor Stravinsky, artist.

4th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1961)
 
winner

Ravel: Daphnis Et Chloe

Charles Munch, artist.

3rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1960)
 
winner

Bartók: Music For Strings, Percussion And Celeste

Fritz Reiner, artist.

2nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1959)
 
winner

Debussy: Images For Orchestra

Charles Munch, artist.

1st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1958)
 
winner

Gaiete Parisienne

Felix Slatkin, artist.