GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Choral Performance, Classical

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Best Choral Performance, Classical

 

62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2019)
 

nominees

Boyle: Voyages

Duruflé: Complete Choral Works

The Hope Of Loving

Sander: The Divine Liturgy Of St. John Chrysostom

Smith, K.: The Arc In The Sky

61st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2018)
 
winner

McLoskey: Zealot Canticles

Donald Nally, conductor (Doris Hall-Gulati, Rebecca Harris, Arlen Hlusko, Lorenzo Raval & Mandy Wolman; The Crossing); Paul Vazquez, producer

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 
winner

Bryars: The Fifth Century

Donald Nally, conductor; Andreas K. Meyer & Paul Vazquez, engineers (The Crossing; PRISM Quartet)

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner
Krzysztof Penderecki

Penderecki Conducts Penderecki, Volume 1

Krzysztof Penderecki, conductor (Nikolay Didenko, Agnieszka Rehlis & Johanna Rusanen; Warsaw Philharmonic Choir; Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra)

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2015)
 
winner
Charles Bruffy, Blanton Alspaugh, John Newton

Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil

Charles Bruffy, conductor; Blanton Alspaugh, producer; Byeong Joon Hwang & John Newton, engineers (Paul Davidson, Frank Fleschner, Toby Vaughn Kidd, Bryan Pinkall, Julia Scozzafava, Bryan Taylor & Joseph Warner; Kansas City Chorale & Phoenix Chorale)

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
winner

The Sacred Spirit Of Russia

Craig Hella Johnson, conductor; Robina G. Young, producer; Brad Michel, engineer/mixer (Conspirare)

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
winner

Pärt: Adam's Lament

Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor; Manfred Eicher, producer; Peter Laenger & Stephan Schellmann, engineers (Tui Hirv & Rainer Vilu; Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Latvian Radio Choir & Vox Clamantis; Sinfonietta Riga & Tallinn Chamber Orchestra)

55th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2012)
 
winner
Charles Bruffy, Blanton Alspaugh, John Newton

Life & Breath - Choral Works By René Clausen

Charles Bruffy, conductor; Blanton Alspaugh, producer; Tom Caulfield & John Newton, engineers/mixers (Lindsey Lang, Matthew Gladden, Pamela Williamson, Rebecca Lloyd & Sarah Tannehill; Kansas City Chorale)

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2011)
 
winner
Eric Whitacre

Light & Gold

Eric Whitacre, conductor; Raphaël Mouterde, producer; Andrew Mellor, engineer/mixer (The King's Singers, Laudibus, Pavão Quartet & The Eric Whitacre Singers)

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
Riccardo Muti, David Frost

Verdi: Requiem

Duain Wolfe, chorus master; Riccardo Muti, conductor; Christopher Alder, producer; David Frost, Tom Lazarus & Christopher Willis, engineers/mixers (Barbara Frittoli, Ildar Abdrazakov, Mario Zeffiri & Olga Borodina; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner
Michael Tilson Thomas

Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio From Symphony No. 10

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Peter Laenger & Andreas Neubronner, engineers/mixers (Laura Claycomb, Anthony Dean Griffey, Katarina Karnéus, Quinn Kelsey, James Morris, Yvonne Naef, Elza Van den Heever & Erin Wall; Pacific Boychoir, San Francisco Girls Chorus & San Francisco Symphony Chorus; San Francisco Symphony)

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner

Symphony Of Psalms

Simon Halsey, chorus master; Simon Rattle, conductor; Stephen Johns, producer; Mike Clements, engineer (Rundfunkchor Berlin; Berliner Philharmoniker)

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner

Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem

Simon Halsey, chorus master; Simon Rattle, conductor; Stephen Johns, producer; Mike Clements, engineer (Thomas Quasthoff & Dorothea Röschmann; Rundfunkchor Berlin; Berliner Philharmoniker)

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner

Pärt: Da Pacem

Paul Hillier, conductor; Brad Michel & Robina G. Young, producers; Brad Michel, engineer/mixer (Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir)

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner
Leonard Slatkin

Bolcom: Songs Of Innocence And Of Experience

Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Tim Handley, producer; David Lau, engineer (Christine Brewer, Measha Brueggergosman, Ilana Davidson, Nmon Ford, Linda Hohenfeld, Joan Morris, Carmen Pelton, Marietta Simpson & Thomas Young; Michigan State University Children's Choir, University Musical Society Choral Union, University Of Michigan Chamber Choir, University Of Michigan Orpheus Singers & University Of Michigan University Choir; University Of Michigan School Of Music Symphony Orchestra)

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner
Robert Spano

Berlioz: Requiem

Robert Spano, conductor; Elaine L. Martone, producer; Michael J. Bishop & Jack Renner, engineers/mixers (Frank Lopardo; Atlanta Symphony Chorus; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra)

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner
Paavo Järvi

Sibelius: Cantatas

Tiia-Ester Loitme & Ants Soots, chorus masters; Paavo Järvi, conductor; Maido Maadik, producer; Maido Maadik, engineer (Ellerhein Girls' Choir & Estonian National Male Choir; Estonian National Symphony Orchestra)

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner
Robert Spano

Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony (Sym. No. 1)

Robert Spano, conductor; Thomas Moore, producer; Michael J. Bishop, engineer (Atlanta Symphony Chorus; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra)

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner

Bach: St. Matthew Passion

Norbert Balatsch & Erwin Ortner, chorus masters; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor; Martin Sauer, producer; Michael Brammann, engineer (Arnold Schoenberg Chor & Wiener Sängerknaben; Concentus Musicas Wien)

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner
Helmuth Rilling

Penderecki: Credo

Helmuth Rilling, conductor; Karen Wilson, producer; Don Harder, engineer (Oregon Bach Festival Chorus; Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra)

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner

Britten: War Requiem

Robert Shafer, conductor (Maryland Boys Choir, Shenandoah Conservatory Chorus & Washington Choir)

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner

Barber: Prayers Of Kierkegaard/Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem/Bartok: Cantata Profana

Robert Shaw, conductor (Atlanta Symphony Chorus; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra)

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner

Adams: Harmonium/Rachmaninoff: The Bells

Robert Shaw, conductor (Atlanta Symphony Chorus; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra)

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner
Andrew Litton

Walton: Belshazzar's Feast

Neville Creed & David Hill, chorus masters; Andrew Litton, conductor (Bournemouth Symphony Chorus; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra)

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner

Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem

Herbert Blomstedt, conductor (San Francisco Symphony Chorus; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra)

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner

Berlioz: Messe Solennelle

(Monteverdi Choir; Orchestre Revolutionnaire Et Romantique)

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner
Pierre Boulez

Bartók: Cantata Profana

Pierre Boulez, conductor (Chicago Symphony Chorus; Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner

Orff: Carmina Burana

Herbert Blomstedt, conductor (San Francisco Symphony Boys Choir & San Francisco Symphony Girls Choir; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra)

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Bach: Mass In B Minor

Georg Solti, conductor (Chicago Symphony Chorus; Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner

Walton: Belshazzar's Feast/Bernstein: Chichester Psalms; Missa Brevis

Robert Shaw, conductor (Atlanta Symphony Chorus; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra)

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner

Britten: War Requiem

Robert Shaw, conductor (Atlanta Symphony Chorus; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra)

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner

Verdi: Requiem & Operatic Choruses

Robert Shaw, conductor (Atlanta Symphony Chorus; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra)

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner

Hindemith: When Lilacs Last In The Dooryard Bloom'd

Robert Shaw, conductor (Atlanta Symphony Chorus; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra)

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner

Orff: Carmina Burana

James Levine, conductor (Chicago Symphony Chorus; Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner

Berlioz: Requiem

Robert Shaw, conductor (Atlanta Symphony Chorus; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra)

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner

Brahms: A German Requiem

James Levine, conductor (Chicago Symphony Chorus; Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

26th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1983)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Haydn: The Creation

Georg Solti, conductor (Chicago Symphony Chorus; Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

25th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1982)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Berlioz: La Damnation De Faust

Georg Solti, conductor (Chicago Symphony Chorus; Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

24th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1981)
 
winner
Neville Marriner

Haydn: The Creation

Neville Marriner, conductor (Chorus of St. Martin-In-The-Fields; Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields)

23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1980)
 
winner

Mozart: Requiem

Norbert Balatsch, chorus master; Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor (Philharmonia Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra)

22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1979)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Brahms: A German Requiem

Georg Solti, conductor (Chicago Symphony Chorus; Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978)
 
winner
Georg Solti

Beethoven: Missa Solemnis

Georg Solti, conductor (Chicago Symphony Chorus; Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977)
 
winner

Verdi: Requiem

(Chicago Symphony Chorus; Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976)
 
winner

Rachmaninoff: The Bells

(London Symphony Chorus; London Symphony Orchestra)

18th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1975)
 
winner

Orff: Carmina Burana

(Cleveland Boys Choir; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus)

17th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1974)
 
winner

Berlioz: The Damnation Of Faust

(Ambrosian Singers, London Symphony Chorus & Wandsworth School Boys Choir; London Symphony Orchestra)

16th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1973)
 
winner

Walton: Belshazzer's Feast

(London Symphony Chorus; London Symphony Orchestra)

15th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1972)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 8 In E Flat (Symphony Of A Thousand)

(Vienna Boys Choir, Vienna Singverein Chorus & Vienna State Opera Chorus; Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

14th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1971)
 
winner

Berlioz: Requiem

(London Symphony Chorus & Wandsworth School Boys Choir; London Symphony Orchestra)

13th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1970)
 
winner

Ives: New Music Of Charles Ives

(Gregg Smith Singers; Columbia Chamber Ensemble)

12th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1969)
 
winner

Berio: Sinfonia

(Swingle Singers; New York Philharmonic)

11th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1968)
 
winner

The Glory Of Gabrieli

(Gregg Smith Singers & Texas Boys Choir)

10th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1967)
 
winner

Mahler: Symphony No. 8 In E Flat Major (Symphony Of A Thousand)

(London Symphony Choir; London Symphony Orchestra)

winner

Orff: Catulli Carmina

(Temple University Choir; Philadelphia Orchestra)

9th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1966)
 
winner

Handel: Messiah

(Robert Shaw Chorale; Robert Shaw Orchestra)

winner

Ives: Music For Chorus

(Ithaca College Concert Choir, Gregg Smith Singers & Texas Boys Choir; Columbia Chamber Orchestra)

8th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1965)
 
winner

Stravinsky: Symphony Of Psalms/Poulenc: Gloria

(Robert Shaw Chorale; RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra)

7th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1964)
 
winner

Britten: A Ceremony Of Carols

(Robert Shaw Chorale)

6th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1963)
 
winner

Britten: War Requiem

(Bach Choir, Highgate School Choir & London Symphony Choir; London Symphony Orchestra)

5th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1962)
 
winner

Bach: St. Matthew Passion

(Philharmonia Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra)

4th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1961)
 
winner

Bach: B Minor Mass

(Robert Shaw Chorale; Robert Shaw Orchestra)

3rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1960)
 
winner

Handel: Messiah

(Royal Philharmonic Chorus; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra)