GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Classical Contemporary Composition

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Best Classical Contemporary Composition

 

62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2019)
 

nominees

Derek Bermel

Bermel: Migration Series For Jazz Ensemble & Orchestra

Jennifer Higdon

Higdon: Harp Concerto

Wynton Marsalis

Marsalis: Violin Concerto In D Major

Norman: Sustain

Shaw: Orange

Julia Wolfe

Wolfe: Fire In My Mouth

61st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2018)
 
winner
Aaron Jay Kernis

Kernis: Violin Concerto

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

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 
winner
Jennifer Higdon

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)
 
winner

Paulus: Prayers & Remembrances

Stephen Paulus, composer

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
winner

Adams, John Luther: Become Ocean

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
winner
Maria Schneider

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)
 
winner

Daugherty, Michael: Deus Ex Machina

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner
Jennifer Higdon

Higdon, Jennifer: Percussion Concerto

Jennifer Higdon, composer

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner
John Corigliano

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
Osvaldo Golijov

Golijov: Ainadamar: Fountain Of Tears

Osvaldo Golijov, composer

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner
William Bolcom

Bolcom: Songs Of Innocence And Of Experience

William Bolcom, composer

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner
John Adams

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
George Crumb

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
Krzysztof Penderecki

Penderecki: Violin Concerto No. 2 "Metamorphosen"

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner
John Adams

Adams: El Dorado

John Adams, composer

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner
John Corigliano

Corigliano: String Quartet

John Corigliano, composer

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner
Olivier Messiaen

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
Elliott Carter

Carter: Violin Concerto

Elliott Carter, composer

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner

Barber: The Lovers

Samuel Barber, composer

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner
John Corigliano

Corigliano: Symphony No. 1

John Corigliano, composer

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner
Leonard Bernstein

Bernstein: Arias & Barcarolles

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner
Steve Reich

Reich: Different Trains

Steve Reich, composer

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner
John Adams

Adams: Nixon In China

John Adams, composer

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner
Krzysztof Penderecki

Penderecki: Cello Concerto No. 2

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner

Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 3

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner
Andrew Lloyd Webber

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
Igor Stravinsky

Stravinsky: The Flood

Igor Stravinsky, composer

4th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1961)
 
winner
Igor Stravinsky

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