Winners

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Best Choral Performance, Classical

 

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 

nominees

Mansurian: Requiem

Music Of The Spheres

Tyberg: Masses

Bryars: The Fifth Century

Handel: Messiah

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner

Penderecki Conducts Penderecki, Volume 1

Krzysztof Penderecki, conductor; Henryk Wojnarowski, choir director (Nikolay Didenko, Agnieszka Rehlis & Johanna Rusanen; Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra; Warsaw Philharmonic Choir)

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2015)
 
winner

Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil

Charles Bruffy, conductor. Blanton Alspaugh, producer. Byeong Joon Hwang & John Newton, engineers.

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
winner

The Sacred Spirit Of Russia

Craig Hella Johnson, conductor. Robina G. Young, producer. Brad Michel, engineer/mixer. (Conspirare)

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
winner

Pärt: Adam's Lament

Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor. Manfred Eicher, producer. Peter Laenger & Stephan Schellmann, engineers.

55th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2012)
 
winner
Blanton Alspaugh

Life & Breath - Choral Works By René Clausen

Charles Bruffy, conductor. Tom Caulfield & John Newton, engineers/mixers. Blanton Alspaugh, producer.

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2011)
 
winner

Light & Gold

Eric Whitacre, conductor. Andrew Mellor, engineer/mixer. Raphaël Mouterde, producer.

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
David Frost

Verdi: Requiem

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

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner

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

Kevin Fox, Ragnar Bohlin & Susan McMane, choir directors. Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor. Andreas Neubronner & Peter Laenger, engineers/mixers.

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner

Symphony Of Psalms

Simon Halsey, chorus master. Simon Rattle, conductor.

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner

Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem

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

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner

Pärt: Da Pacem

Paul Hillier, conductor. Brad Michel, engineer/mixer. Brad Michel & Robina G. Young, producers.

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner

Bolcom: Songs Of Innocence And Of Experience

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

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner

Berlioz: Requiem

Norman Mackenzie, choir director. Robert Spano, conductor. Jack Renner & Michael J. Bishop, engineers/mixers. Elaine L. Martone, producer.

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner

Sibelius: Cantatas

Ants Soots & Tiia-Ester Loitme, chorus masters. Paavo Järvi, conductor. Maido Maadik, engineer. Maido Maadik, producer.

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner

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

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

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner

Bach: St. Matthew Passion

Erwin Ortner & Norbert Balatsch, chorus masters. Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor. Michael Brammann, engineer. Martin Sauer, producer.

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner

Penderecki: Credo

Helmuth Rilling, conductor. Don Harder, engineer. Karen Wilson, producer.

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner

Britten: War Requiem

Betty Scott & Joan McFarland, choir directors. Robert Shafer, conductor.

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner

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

Robert Shaw, conductor.

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner

Adams: Harmonium/Rachmaninoff: The Bells

Robert Shaw, conductor.

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner

Walton: Belshazzar's Feast

David Hill & Neville Creed, chorus masters. Andrew Litton, conductor.

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner

Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem

Vance George, choir director. Herbert Blomstedt, conductor.

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner

Berlioz: Messe Solennelle

John Eliot Gardiner, choir director.

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Bartók: Cantata Profana

Margaret Hillis, choir director. Pierre Boulez, conductor.

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner

Orff: Carmina Burana

Vance George, choir director. Herbert Blomstedt, conductor.

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Bach: Mass In B Minor

Margaret Hillis, choir director. Georg Solti, conductor.

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner

Walton: Belshazzar's Feast/Bernstein: Chichester Psalms; Missa Brevis

Robert Shaw, conductor.

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner

Britten: War Requiem

Robert Shaw, conductor.

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner

Verdi: Requiem & Operatic Choruses

Robert Shaw, conductor.

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner

Hindemith: When Lilacs Last In The Dooryard Bloom'd

Robert Shaw, conductor.

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner

Orff: Carmina Burana

Margaret Hillis, choir director. James Levine, conductor.

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner

Berlioz: Requiem

Robert Shaw, conductor.

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner

Brahms: A German Requiem

Margaret Hillis, choir director. James Levine, conductor.

26th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1983)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Haydn: The Creation

Margaret Hillis, choir director. Georg Solti, conductor.

25th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1982)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Berlioz: La Damnation De Faust

Margaret Hillis, choir director. Georg Solti, conductor.

24th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1981)
 
winner

Haydn: The Creation

Neville Marriner, conductor.

23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1980)
 
winner

Mozart: Requiem

Norbert Balatsch, chorus master. Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor.

22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1979)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Brahms: A German Requiem

Margaret Hillis, choir director. Georg Solti, conductor.

21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Beethoven: Missa Solemnis

Margaret Hillis, choir director. Georg Solti, conductor.

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Verdi: Requiem

Georg Solti, artist. Margaret Hillis, choir director.

19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976)
 
winner
André Previn

Rachmaninoff: The Bells

André Previn, artist. Arthur Oldham, choir director.

18th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1975)
 
winner

Orff: Carmina Burana

Michael Tilson Thomas, artist. Robert Page, choir director.

17th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1974)
 
winner

Berlioz: The Damnation Of Faust

Colin Davis, artist.

16th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1973)
 
winner
André Previn

Walton: Belshazzer's Feast

André Previn, artist. Arthur Oldham, choir director.

15th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1972)
 
winner
Georg Solti

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

Georg Solti, artist.

14th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1971)
 
winner

Berlioz: Requiem

Colin Davis, artist. Arthur Oldham & Russell Burgess, choir directors.

13th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1970)
 
winner

Ives: New Music Of Charles Ives

Gregg Smith, choir director.

12th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1969)
 
winner

Berio: Sinfonia

Luciano Berio, artist. Ward Swingle, choir director.

11th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1968)
 
winner

The Glory Of Gabrieli

Vittorio Negri, artist. George Bragg & Gregg Smith, choir directors.

10th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1967)
 
winner

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

Leonard Bernstein, artist. (TIE)

winner

Orff: Catulli Carmina

Eugene Ormandy, artist. Robert Page, choir director. (TIE)

9th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1966)
 
winner

Handel: Messiah

Robert Shaw, artist. (TIE)

winner

Ives: Music For Chorus

George Bragg, artist. Gregg Smith, choir director. (TIE)

8th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1965)
 
winner

Stravinsky: Symphony Of Psalms/Poulenc: Gloria

Robert Shaw, artist.

7th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1964)
 
winner

Britten: A Ceremony Of Carols

Robert Shaw, choir director.

6th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1963)
 
winner

Britten: War Requiem

Benjamin Britten, artist. David Willcocks & Edward Chapman, choir directors.

5th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1962)
 
winner

Bach: St. Matthew Passion

Otto Klemperer, artist. Wilhelm Pitz, choir director.

4th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1961)
 
winner

Bach: B Minor Mass

Robert Shaw, choir director.

3rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1960)
 
winner

Handel: Messiah

Thomas Beecham, artist.