Winners

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Best Classical Vocal Performance

 

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 
winner

Crazy Girl Crazy

Barbara Hannigan, soloist; Guido Tichelman, producer; Bastiaan Kuijt, engineer (Ludwig Orchestra)

nominees

Gods & Monsters

In War & Peace - Harmony Through Music

Sviridov: Russia Cast Adrift

Bach & Telemann: Sacred Cantatas

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner

Schumann & Berg

Dorothea Röschmann; Mitsuko Uchida, accompanist

winner

Shakespeare Songs

Ian Bostridge; Antonio Pappano, accompanist (Michael Collins, Elizabeth Kenny, Lawrence Power & Adam Walker)

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2015)
 
winner

Joyce & Tony - Live From Wigmore Hall

Joyce DiDonato, soloist. Stephen Johns, producer. Jonathan Allen, engineer.

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
winner

Douce France

Anne Sofie Von Otter, soloist. Jean-Pierre Loisil, producer. Thomas Dappelo, engineer/mixer. (Carl Bagge, Margareta Bengston, Mats Bergström, Per Ekdahl, Bengan Janson, Olle Linder & Antoine Tamestit)

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
winner

Winter Morning Walks

Dawn Upshaw, soloist. David Frost, producer. David Frost, Brian Losch & Tim Martyn, engineers.

Dawn Upshaw, soloist. David Frost, producer. David Frost, Brian Losch & Tim Martyn, engineers.

55th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2012)
 
winner

Poèmes

Renée Fleming (Alan Gilbert & Seiji Ozawa; Orchestre National De France & Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France)

Renée Fleming, soloist. Christian Lahondes, engineer/mixer. Arnaud Moral, producer.

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2011)
 
winner

Diva Divo

Joyce DiDonato (Kazushi Ono; Orchestre De L'Opéra National De Lyon; Choeur De L'Opéra National De Lyon)

Joyce DiDonato, soloist. Daniel Zalay, producer.

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner

Sacrificium

Cecilia Bartoli (Giovanni Antonini; Il Giardino Armonico)

Cecilia Bartoli, soloist. Philip Siney, engineer/mixer. Arend Prohmann, producer.

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner
Richard King, David Frost

Verismo Arias

Renée Fleming (Marco Armiliato; Jonas Kaufmann; Orchestra Sinfonica Di Milano Giuseppi Verdi; Coro Sinfonica Di Milano Giuseppi Verdi)

Renée Fleming, soloist. Mike Hatch & Richard King, engineers/mixers. David Frost, producer.

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner

Corigliano: Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems Of Bob Dylan

Hila Plitmann

Hila Plitmann, soloist. John Corigliano, Tim Handley & Tom Lazarus, engineers. John Corigliano & Tim Handley, producers.

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson Sings Peter Lieberson: Neruda Songs

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, soloist. John Newton & Mark Donahue, engineers. Dirk Sobotka, producer.

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner

Rilke Songs

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, soloist.

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner

Bach: Cantatas

Thomas Quasthoff

Thomas Quasthoff, soloist. Jürgen Bulgrin & Rainer Maillard, engineers. Christopher Alder, producer.

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner

Ives: Songs (The Things Our Fathers Loved; The Housatonic At Stockbridge, Etc.)

Susan Graham

Susan Graham, soloist.

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner

Schubert: Lieder With Orchestra

Anne Sofie von Otter & Thomas Quasthoff

Anne Sofie von Otter & Thomas Quasthoff, soloists. Jürgen Bulgrin & Oliver Rogalla Von Heyden, engineers. Christopher Alder, producer.

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner

Bel Canto - Bellini, Donizetti & Rossini

Renée Fleming

Renée Fleming, artist. Jonathan Stokes, Neil Hutchinson & Tom Lazarus, engineers. Erik Smith, producer.

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner

Dreams & Fables - Gluck Italian Arias: Tremo Fra' Dubbi Miei; Di Questa Cetra In Seno

Cecilia Bartoli

Cecilia Bartoli, artist. Jonathan Stokes, engineer. Christopher Raeburn, producer.

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner

The Vivaldi Album - Dell'aura al sussurrar, Alma oppressa

Cecilia Bartoli

Cecilia Bartoli, artist. Jonathan Stokes, engineer. Christopher Raeburn, producer.

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner

Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn

Anne Sofie von Otter & Thomas Quasthoff

Anne Sofie von Otter & Thomas Quasthoff, artists.

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner

The Beautiful Voice - Works Of Charpentier, Gounod, Massenet & Flotow

Renee Fleming

Renee Fleming, artist.

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner

An Italian Songbook - Works Of Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini

Cecilia Bartoli

Cecilia Bartoli, artist.

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner

Opera Arias - Works Of Mozart, Wagner, Borodin

Bryn Terfel

Bryn Terfel, artist.

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner

The Echoing Air - The Music Of Henry Purcell

Sylvia McNair

Sylvia McNair, artist.

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner

The Impatient Lover - Italian Songs By Beethoven, Schubert, Mozart

Cecilia Bartoli

Cecilia Bartoli, artist.

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner

The Art Of Arleen Auger (Works Of Larsen, Purcell, Schumann, Mozart)

Arleen Auger

Arleen Auger, artist.

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner

Kathleen Battle At Carnegie Hall (Handel, Mozart, Liszt, Strauss, etc.)

Kathleen Battle; (Margo Garrett, piano)

Kathleen Battle, artist.

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner

The Girl With Orange Lips (Falla, Ravel, etc.)

Dawn Upshaw

Dawn Upshaw, artist.

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner

Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti In Concert

Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo & Luciano Pavarotti

Jose Carreras, Luciano Pavarotti & Placido Domingo, artists.

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner

Knoxville - Summer Of 1915 (Music Of Barber, Menotti, Harbison, Stravinsky)

Dawn Upshaw

Dawn Upshaw, artist.

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner

Luciano Pavarotti In Concert

Luciano Pavarotti

Luciano Pavarotti, artist.

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner

Kathleen Battle - Salzburg Recital

Kathleen Battle, soprano

Kathleen Battle, artist.

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner

Mozart: Kathleen Battle Sings Mozart

Kathleen Battle, soprano

Kathleen Battle, artist.

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner

Berlioz: Requiem

John Aler, tenor

John Aler, artist.

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner

Ravel: Songs Of Maurice Ravel

Jose Van Dam, Jessye Norman & Heather Harper

Heather Harper, Jessye Norman & Jose Van Dam, artists.

26th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1983)
 
winner

Leontyne Price & Marilyn Horne In Concert At The Met

Marilyn Horne & Leontyne Price

Leontyne Price & Marilyn Horne, artists.

25th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1982)
 
winner

Verdi: Arias (Leontyne Price Sings Verdi)

Leontyne Price, soprano

Leontyne Price, artist.

24th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1981)
 
winner

Live From Lincoln Center - Sutherland/Horne/Pavarotti

Marilyn Horne, Joan Sutherland & Luciano Pavarotti

Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti & Marilyn Horne, artists.

23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1980)
 
winner

Prima Donna, Vol. 5 - Great Soprano Arias From Handel To Britten

Leontyne Price, soprano

Leontyne Price, artist.

22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1979)
 
winner

O Sole Mio - Favorite Neapolitan Songs

Luciano Pavarotti

Luciano Pavarotti, artist.

21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978)
 
winner

Luciano Pavarotti - Hits From Lincoln Center

Luciano Pavarotti

Luciano Pavarotti, artist.

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977)
 
winner

Bach: Arias

Janet Baker

Janet Baker, artist.

19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976)
 
winner

Herbert: Music Of Victor Herbert

Beverly Sills, soprano

Beverly Sills, artist.

18th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1975)
 
winner

Mahler: Kindertotenlieder

Janet Baker

Janet Baker, artist.

17th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1974)
 
winner

Leontyne Price Sings Richard Strauss

Leontyne Price

Leontyne Price, artist.

16th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1973)
 
winner

Puccini: Heroines

Leontyne Price, soprano

Leontyne Price, artist.

15th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1972)
 
winner

Brahms: Die Schone Magelone

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, artist.

14th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1971)
 
winner

Leontyne Price Sings Robert Schumann

Leontyne Price, soprano

Leontyne Price, artist.

13th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1970)
 
winner

Schubert: Lieder

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, artist.

12th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1969)
 
winner

Barber: Two Scenes From Antony And Cleopatra/Knoxville: Summer Of 1915

Leontyne Price, soprano

Leontyne Price, artist.

11th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1968)
 
winner

Rossini: Rarities

Montserrat Caballe, soprano

Montserrat Caballe, artist.

10th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1967)
 
winner

Prima Donna, Volume 2

Leontyne Price, soprano

Leontyne Price, artist.

9th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1966)
 
winner

Prima Donna (Works Of Barber, Purcell, Etc.)

Leontyne Price, soprano

Leontyne Price, artist.

8th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1965)
 
winner

Strauss: Salome (Dance Of The Seven Veils, Interlude, Final Scene)/The Egyptian Helen (Awakening Scene)

Leontyne Price, soprano

Leontyne Price, artist.

7th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1964)
 
winner

Berlioz: Nuits D'Ete (Song Cycle)/Falla: El Amor Brujo

Leontyne Price, soprano

Leontyne Price, artist.

6th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1963)
 
winner

Great Scenes From Gershwin's Porgy And Bess

Leontyne Price, soprano

Leontyne Price, artist.

5th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1962)
 
winner

Wagner: Gotterdamerung - Brunnhilde's Immolation Scene/Wesendonck Songs

Eileen Farrell, soprano

Eileen Farrell, artist.

4th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1961)
 
winner

The Art Of The Prima Donna

Joan Sutherland, soprano

Joan Sutherland, artist.

3rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1960)
 
winner

A Program Of Song - Leontyne Price Recital

Leontyne Price, soprano

Leontyne Price, artist.

2nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1959)
 
winner

Bjoerling In Opera

Jussi Bjoerling, tenor

Jussi Bjoerling, artist.

1st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1958)
 
winner

Operatic Recital

Renata Tebaldi, soprano

Renata Tebaldi, artist.