GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Classical Contemporary Composition

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Best Classical Contemporary Composition

 

61st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2018)
 
winner

Kernis: Violin Concerto

Aaron Jay Kernis, composer (James Ehnes, Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony)

nominees

Heggie: Great Scott

Mazzoli: Vespers For Violin

Bates: The (R)evolution Of Steve Jobs

Du Yun: Air Glow

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 
winner

Viola Concerto

Jennifer Higdon, composer (Roberto Díaz, Giancarlo Guerrero & Nashville Symphony)

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner

Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2015)
 
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Paulus: Prayers & Remembrances

Stephen Paulus, composer

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
winner

Adams, John Luther: Become Ocean

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
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Schneider, Maria: Winter Morning Walks

Maria Schneider, composer

55th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2012)
 
winner

Hartke, Stephen: Meanwhile - Incidental Music To Imaginary Puppet Plays

Stephen Hartke, composer

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2011)
 
winner

Aldridge, Robert: Elmer Gantry

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
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Daugherty, Michael: Deus Ex Machina

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner

Higdon, Jennifer: Percussion Concerto

Jennifer Higdon, composer

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner

Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems Of Bob Dylan

John Corigliano, composer

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner

Made In America

Joan Tower, composer

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner

Golijov: Ainadamar: Fountain Of Tears

Osvaldo Golijov, composer

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner

Bolcom: Songs Of Innocence And Of Experience

William Bolcom, composer

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner

Adams: On The Transmigration Of Souls

John Adams, composer

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner

Argento: Casa Guidi

Dominick Argento, composer

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner

Tavener: Lamentations & Praises

John Tavener, composer

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner

Rouse: Concert De Gaudí For Guitar & Orchestra

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner

Crumb: Star-Child

George Crumb, composer

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Boulez: Répons

Pierre Boulez, composer

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner

Penderecki: Violin Concerto No. 2 "Metamorphosen"

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner

Adams: El Dorado

John Adams, composer

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner

Corigliano: String Quartet

John Corigliano, composer

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner

Messiaen: Concert A Quatre

Olivier Messiaen, composer

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner

Albert: Cello Concerto

Stephen Albert, composer

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner

Carter: Violin Concerto

Elliott Carter, composer

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner

Barber: The Lovers

Samuel Barber, composer

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner

Corigliano: Symphony No. 1

John Corigliano, composer

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner

Bernstein: Arias & Barcarolles

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner

Reich: Different Trains

Steve Reich, composer

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner

Adams: Nixon In China

John Adams, composer

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner

Penderecki: Cello Concerto No. 2

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner

Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 3

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner

Lloyd Webber: Requiem

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner

Barber: Antony And Cleopatra

Samuel Barber, composer

8th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1965)
 
winner

Ives: Symphony No. 4

Charles Ives, composer

7th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1964)
 
winner

Barber: Piano Concerto

Samuel Barber, composer

6th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1963)
 
winner

Britten: War Requiem

Benjamin Britten, composer

5th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1962)
 
winner

Stravinsky: The Flood

Igor Stravinsky, composer

4th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1961)
 
winner

Stravinsky: Movements For Piano And Orchestra

Igor Stravinsky, composer

winner

Almeida: Discantus

Laurindo Almeida, composer

3rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1960)
 
winner

Copland: Orchestral Suite From Tender Land Suite

Aaron Copland, composer