Juno Award winners: Toronto Symphony, Hannigan/de Leeuw, Gryphon Trio, Sokolovic

Posted on: March 22, 2019

At Canada’s Juno Awards held in London, Ontario on March 16 and 17, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s recording of Vaughan Williams: Orchestral Works won the Best Classical Album: Large Ensemble category. The album, recorded live in November 2017, was led by former Toronto Symphony Music Director Peter Oundjian and features Williams’s Piano Concerto in C, Serenade to Music, Concerto in A minor, and Flos Campi. Also winning awards were Vienna: Fin de siècle featuring soprano Barbara Hannigan and pianist Reinbert de Leeuw (Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral Performance); End of Flowers: Works by Clarke and Ravel featuring the Gryphon Trio in music by Rebecca Clarke and Maurice Ravel (Classical Album of the Year: Solo or Chamber); and Ana Sokolovic’s composition Golden Slumbers Kiss Your Eyes from the National Arts Centre Orchestra’s album New Worlds (Classical Composition of the Year).

Posted March 22, 2019