GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Classical Instrumental Solo

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Best Classical Instrumental Solo

 

63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2020)
 
winner
Richard O'Neill

Theofanidis: Concerto For Viola And Chamber Orchestra

Richard O'Neill; David Alan Miller, conductor (Albany Symphony)

Track From: Theofanidis: Concertos

nominees

Kirill Gerstein
,
Thomas Adès

Adès: Concerto For Piano And Orchestra

Igor Levit

Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas

Augustin Hadelich

Bohemian Tales

Daniil Trifonov
,
Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Destination Rachmaninov - Arrival

62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2019)
 
winner
Nicola Benedetti, Cristian Măcelaru, GRAMMYs

Marsalis: Violin Concerto; Fiddle Dance Suite

Nicola Benedetti; Cristian Măcelaru, conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra); Steven Epstein, producer; Richard King, engineer

nominees

Yolanda Kondonassis
,
Ward Stare

Higdon: Harp Concerto

The Orchestral Organ

Tessa Lark

Torke: Sky, Concerto For Violin

Yuja Wang

The Berlin Recital

61st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2018)
 
winner
James Ehnes, Ludovic Morlot

Kernis: Violin Concerto

James Ehnes; Ludovic Morlot, conductor (Seattle Symphony)

nominees

Yuja Wang

Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 2

Martin Pearlman

Biber: The Mystery Sonatas

Joshua Bell

Bruch: Scottish Fantasy, Op. 46; Violin Concerto No. 1 In G Minor, Op. 26

Glass: Three Pieces In The Shape Of A Square

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 
winner
Daniil Trifonov

Transcendental

nominees

Murray Perahia

Bach: The French Suites

Steven Isserlis
,
Florian Donderer

Haydn: Cello Concertos

Maria Lettberg

Levina: The Piano Concertos

Frank Peter Zimmermann
,
Alan Gilbert

Shostakovich: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner
Zuill Bailey, Giancarlo Guerrero

Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway

Zuill Bailey; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor (Nashville Symphony)

nominees

Leila Josefowicz
,
David Robertson

Adams, J.: Scheherazade.2

Christian Tetzlaff
,
John Storgårds

Dvořák: Violin Concerto & Romance; Suk: Fantasy

Kristian Bezuidenhout

Mozart: Keyboard Music, Vols. 8 & 9

Gil Shaham
,
Stéphane Denève

1930's Violin Concertos, Vol. 2

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2015)
 
winner
Augustin Hadelich, Ludovic Morlot

Dutilleux: Violin Concerto, L'Arbre Des Songes

Augustin Hadelich; Ludovic Morlot, conductor (Seattle Symphony)

nominees

Joseph Moog

Grieg & Moszkowski: Piano Concertos

Kristian Bezuidenhout

Mozart: Keyboard Music, Vol. 7

Daniil Trifonov

Rachmaninov Variations

Rzewski: The People United Will Never Be Defeated!

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
winner
Jason Vieaux

Play

Jason Vieaux; Alan Bise, producer; Bruce Egre, engineer/mixer

nominees

Jory Vinikour

Toccatas

Leon Fleisher

All The Things You Are

Daniil Trifonov

The Carnegie Recital

Ludovic Morlot

Dutilleux: Tout Un Monde Lointain

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
winner
David Miller, John Corigliano

Corigliano: Conjurer - Concerto For Percussionist & String Orchestra

Evelyn Glennie; David Alan Miller, conductor; Silas Brown & John Corigliano, producers; Silas Brown & John Corigliano, engineers (Albany Symphony)

nominees

Patricia Kopatchinskaja
,
Peter Eötvös

Bartók, Eötvös & Ligeti

The Edge Of Light

Yefim Bronfman
,
Alan Gilbert

Lindberg: Piano Concerto No. 2

Leila Josefowicz
,
Esa-Pekka Salonen

Salonen: Violin Concerto; Nyx

Schubert: Piano Sonatas D. 845 & D. 960

55th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2012)
 
winner
Kim Kashkashian

Kurtág & Ligeti: Music For Viola

Kim Kashkashian; Manfred Eicher, producer; Peter Laenger, engineer/mixer

nominees

Andras Schiff

Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Clavier

Jory Vinikour

The Complete Harpsichord Works Of Rameau

Antonio Meneses
,
Claudio Cruz

Gál & Elgar: Cello Concertos

Holst: The Planets

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2011)
 
winner
Giancarlo Guerrero

Schwantner: Concerto For Percussion & Orchestra

Christopher Lamb; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor (Nashville Symphony)

nominees

Chinese Recorder Concertos - East Meets West

Yuja Wang
,
Claudio Abbado

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 In C Minor, Op. 18; Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini

Leif Ove Andsnes
,
Antonio Pappano

Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 4

Winging It - Piano Music Of John Corigliano