At the 62nd Grammy Awards ceremony on January 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s recording of Andrew Norman’s Sustain, led by Music Director Gus-tavo Dudamel, won the Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance. Other classical winners include the Boston Modern Orchestra Project’s Fantastic Mr. Fox by Tobias Picker, conducted by Gil Rose (Best Opera Recording); Caroline Shaw’s album Orange with the Attacca Quartet (Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance); the Philadelphia Orchestra’s recording of Wynton Marsalis’s Violin Concerto and Fiddle Dance Suite, with soloist Nicola Benedetti, led by Cristian Macelaru (Best Classical Instrumental Solo); Joyce DiDonato’s album Songplay (Best Classical Solo Vocal Album); Nadia Shpachenko’s The Poetry of Places (Best Classical Compendium); and the Rochester Philharmonic’s recording of Jennifer Higdon’s Harp Concerto, with soloist Yolanda Kondonassis, conducted by Ward Stare (Best Contemporary Classical Composition). Visit the Grammy site for a complete list of winners.
In photo: Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic in Andrew Norman’s Sustain at Walt Disney Concert Hall in November. Photo by Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times