Recording Academy announces Grammy Awards

Posted on: April 4, 2022

At the 64th annual Grammy Awards on March 3 in Las Vegas, the following winners were announced by the Recording Academy. The Philadelphia Orchestra and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin won Best Orchestral Performance award for their recording of Florence Price’s Symphony Nos. 1 and 3, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic won Best Choral Performance for Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 (“Symphony of a Thousand”), also featuring Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, Los Angeles Master Chorale, National Children’s Chorus, Pacific Chorale, and vocal soloists. Among other winners: Hope Amid Tears (Beethoven Cello Sonatas) with cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Emanuel Ax (Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance); violinist Jennifer Koh’s Alone Together (Best Classical Instrumental Solo); the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus’s recording of Philip Glass’s Akhnaten (Best Opera Recording); Caroline Shaw’s Narrow Sea, featuring soprano Dawn Upshaw, pianist Gilbert Kalish, and Sō Percussion (Best Contemporary Classical Composition); Women Warriors—The Voices Of Change (Best Classical Compendium); and Vince Mendoza’s To The Edge Of Longing featuring the Czech National Symphony Orchestra and soprano Julia Bullock (Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals). The awards were postponed from January due to increased COVID-19 cases during the Omicron spike. The eligibility period for the 64th Grammy Awards was September 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. The complete awards are posted at the Grammy website.