GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Classical Orchestral Performance

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Best Classical Orchestral Performance

 

61st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2018)
 
winner

Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 11

Andris Nelsons, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra); Tim Martyn, producer; Shawn Murphy & Nick Squire, engineers/mixers

nominees

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3; Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1

Nielsen: Symphony No. 3 & Symphony No. 4

Ruggles, Stucky & Harbison: Orchestral Works

Schumann: Symphonies Nos. 1-4

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 
winner

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5; Barber: Adagio

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Dirk Sobotka, producer; Mark Donahue, engineer (Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra)

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner

Shostakovich: Under Stalin's Shadow - Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9

Andris Nelsons, conductor; Shawn Murphy, producer; Nick Squire, engineer (Boston Symphony Orchestra)

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2015)
 
winner

Shostakovich: Under Stalin's Shadow - Symphony No. 10

Andris Nelsons, conductor; Shawn Murphy, producer; Nick Squire, engineer (Boston Symphony Orchestra)

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
winner
Richard King

Adams, John: City Noir

David Robertson, conductor; Friedemann Engelbrecht, producer; Richard King, engineer/mixer (St. Louis Symphony)

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
winner

Sibelius: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4

Osmo Vänskä, conductor; Robert Suff, producer; Jens Braun, engineer (Minnesota Orchestra)

55th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2012)
 
winner

Adams: Harmonielehre & Short Ride In A Fast Machine

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Jack Vad, producer; Roni Jules, Gus Polleck, Uwe Willenbacher & Denise Woodward, engineers/mixers (San Francisco Symphony)

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2011)
 
winner

Brahms: Symphony No. 4

Gustavo Dudamel, conductor; Chris Alder, producer; Fred Vogler, engineer/mixer (Los Angeles Philharmonic)

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
Blanton Alspaugh

Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina

Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Blanton Alspaugh, producer; Mark Donahue, John Hill & Dirk Sobotka, engineers/mixers (Nashville Symphony)

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner

Ravel: Daphnis Et Chloé

James Levine, conductor; Elizabeth Ostrow, producer; Jesse Lewis, John Newton & Dirk Sobotka, engineers/mixers; Mark Donahue, engineer (Boston Symphony Orchestra)

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 4

Bernard Haitink, conductor; James Mallinson, producer; Christopher Willis, engineer (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner

Tower: Made In America

Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Tim Handley, producer; Tim Handley, engineer (Nashville Symphony)

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 7

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Andreas Neubronner, producer; Peter Laenger, engineer (San Francisco Symphony)

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner

Shostakovich: Sym. No. 13

Mariss Jansons, conductor; Wilhelm Meister, producer; Wolfgang Karreth, engineer (Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks)

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner

Adams: On The Transmigration Of Souls

Lorin Maazel, conductor; John Adams & Lawrence L. Rock, producers (New York Philharmonic)

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Mahler: Symphony No. 3

Pierre Boulez, conductor; Christian Gansch, producer; Wolf-Dieter Karwatky & Rainer Maillard, engineers (Vienna Philharmonic)

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 6

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Andreas Neubronner, producer; Peter Laenger, engineer (San Francisco Symphony Orchestra)

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Boulez Conducts Varèse - Amériques, Arcana, Déserts & Ionisation

Pierre Boulez, conductor; Helmut Burk & Karl-August Naegler, producers; Jobst Eberhardt & Stephan Flock, engineers (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner

Mahler: Sym. No. 10

Sir Simon Rattle, conductor; Stephen Johns, producer; Mike Clements, engineer (Berliner Philharmonic)

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner

Stravinsky: Firebird; The Rite Of Spring; Perséphone

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (San Francisco Symphony Orchestra)

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Mahler: Symphony No. 9

Pierre Boulez, conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique; Tristia

Pierre Boulez, conductor (Cleveland Orchestra)

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner

Prokofiev: Romeo And Juliet (Scenes From The Ballet)

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (San Francisco Symphony Orchestra)

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Debussy: La Mer

Pierre Boulez, conductor (Cleveland Orchestra)

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Bartók: Concerto For Orchestra: Four Orchestral Pieces, Op. 12

Pierre Boulez, conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Bartók: The Wooden Prince

Pierre Boulez, conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 9

Leonard Bernstein, conductor (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra)

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner

Corigliano: Symphony No. 1

Daniel Barenboim, conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner

Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 7

Leonard Bernstein, conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 3 In D Minor

Leonard Bernstein, conductor (New York Philharmonic)

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner

Rorem: String Symphony; Sunday Morning; Eagles

Louis Lane & Robert Shaw, conductors (Atlanta Symphony Orchestra)

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 In D Minor

Georg Solti, conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Liszt: A Faust Symphony

Georg Solti, conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner

Faure: Pelleas Et Melisande

Robert Shaw, conductor (Atlanta Symphony Orchestra)

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 In B Flat

Leonard Slatkin, conductor (Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra)

26th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1983)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Mahler: Symphony No. 9 In D

Georg Solti, conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

25th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1982)
 
winner

Mahler: Sym. No. 7 In E Min. (Song Of The Night)

James Levine, conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

24th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1981)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Mahler: Symphony No. 2 In C Minor

Georg Solti, conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1980)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Bruckner: Symphony No. 6 In A

Georg Solti, conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1979)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Brahms: Symphonies (1-4)

Georg Solti, conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978)
 
winner

Beethoven: Symphonies (9) (Complete)

Herbert von Karajan, conductor (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra)

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 9 In D

(Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976)
 
winner

Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra

(Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

18th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1975)
 
winner

Ravel: Daphnis Et Chloe (Complete Ballet)

(New York Philharmonic)

17th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1974)
 
winner

Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique

(Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

16th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1973)
 
winner

Bartók: Concerto For Orchestra

(New York Philharmonic)

15th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1972)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 7 In E Minor

(Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

14th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1971)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 1 In D

(Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

13th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1970)
 
winner

Stravinsky: Le Sacre Du Printemps

(Cleveland Orchestra)

12th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1969)
 
winner

Boulez Conducts Debussy, Vol. 2 "Images Pour Orchestre"

(Cleveland Orchestra)

11th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1968)
 
winner

Boulez Conducts Debussy (La Mer; Prelude A L'Apres-Midi D'Un Faune; Jeux)

(New Philharmonia Orchestra)

10th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1967)
 
winner

Stravinsky: Firebird And Petrouchka Suites

(Columbia Symphony Orchestra)

9th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1966)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 6 In A Minor

(Boston Symphony Orchestra)

8th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1965)
 
winner

Ives: Symphony No. 4

(American Symphony Orchestra)

7th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1964)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 5/Berg: Wozzeck Excerpts

(Boston Symphony Orchestra)

6th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1963)
 
winner

Bartók: Concerto For Orchestra

(Boston Symphony Orchestra)

5th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1962)
 
winner

Stravinsky: The Firebird Ballet

(Columbia Symphony Orchestra)

4th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1961)
 
winner

Ravel: Daphnis Et Chloe

(Boston Symphony Orchestra)

3rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1960)
 
winner

Bartók: Music For Strings, Percussion And Celeste

(Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

2nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1959)
 
winner

Debussy: Images For Orchestra

(Boston Symphony Orchestra)

1st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1958)
 
winner

Gaiete Parisienne

(Hollywood Bowl Orchestra)