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Classical

Genre

Classical

Wins*

1354

Nominations*

7022

2010 - 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards Winners

Verdi: Requiem

Classical Album

Verdi: Requiem

Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina

Orchestral Performance

Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina

Saariaho: L'Amour De Loin

Opera Recording

Saariaho: L'Amour De Loin

Verdi: Requiem

Choral Performance

Verdi: Requiem

Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 23 & 24

Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestr

Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 23 & 24

Messiaen: Livre Du Saint-Sacrement

Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestr

Messiaen: Livre Du Saint-Sacrement

Ligeti: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2

Chamber Music Performance

Ligeti: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2

Dinastia Borja

Small Ensemble Performance

Dinastia Borja

Sacrificium

Classical Vocal Performance

Sacrificium

Daugherty, Michael: Deus Ex Machina

Classical Contemporary Composition

Daugherty, Michael: Deus Ex Machina

Tin, Christopher: Calling All Dawns

Classical Crossover

Tin, Christopher: Calling All Dawns

All Nominations From This Genre

*Through the 66th GRAMMY Awards

Music Facts: Classical

  • Classical music originated in Europe in the 6th century. 

  • Beethoven, Bach, Mozart, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Chopin, Schubert, Stravinsky, Gershwin, and Shostakovich are among some of the most prominent classical composers. 

  • Famous classical GRAMMY winners include Leonard Bernstein, Georg Solti and Yo-Yo Ma.

All GRAMMY Awards and Nominations for Classical

Wins

Best Orchestral Performance

Adès: Dante

Best Opera Recording

Blanchard: Champion

Best Choral Performance

Saariaho: Reconnaissance

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance

Rough Magic

Best Classical Instrumental Solo

The American Project

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

Walking In The Dark

Best Classical Compendium

Passion For Bach And Coltrane

Best Contemporary Classical Composition

Montgomery: Rounds

Nominations

Best Orchestral Performance

Stravinsky: The Rite Of Spring

Best Orchestral Performance

Scriabin: Symphony No. 2; The Poem Of Ecstasy

Best Orchestral Performance

Price: Symphony No. 4; Dawson: Negro Folk Symphony

Best Orchestral Performance

Bartók: Concerto For Orchestra; Four Pieces

Best Opera Recording

Little: Black Lodge

Best Opera Recording

Corigliano: The Lord Of Cries

Best Choral Performance

Ligeti: Lux Aeterna

Best Choral Performance

Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil

Best Choral Performance

The House Of Belonging

Best Choral Performance

Carols After A Plague

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance

Uncovered, Vol. 3: Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, William Grant Still & George Walker

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance

Between Breaths

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance

Beethoven For Three: Symphony No. 6, 'Pastorale' And Op. 1, No. 3

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance

American Stories

Best Classical Instrumental Solo

Of Love

Best Classical Instrumental Solo

Difficult Grace

Best Classical Instrumental Solo

Akiho: Cylinders

Best Classical Instrumental Solo

Adams, John Luther: Darkness And Scattered Light

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

Rising

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

40@40

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

Broken Branches

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

Because

Best Classical Compendium

Sculptures

Best Classical Compendium

Zodiac Suite

Best Classical Compendium

Sardinia

Best Classical Compendium

Mazzoli: Dark With Excessive Bright

Best Classical Compendium

Julius Eastman, Vol. 3: If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Rich?

Best Classical Compendium

Fandango

Best Contemporary Classical Composition

Mazzoli: Dark With Excessive Bright

Best Contemporary Classical Composition

Brittelle: Psychedelics

Best Contemporary Classical Composition

Akiho: In That Space, At That Time

Best Contemporary Classical Composition

Adès: Dante