Recordings featuring ten HarrisonParrott artists shortlisted for 2014 GRAMMY Awards
Recordings featuring ten HarrisonParrott artists have been shortlisted for the 2014 GRAMMY Awards.
Leila Josefowicz's Deutsche Grammophon recording of Salonen’s Violin Concerto, with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by the composer, has been nominated in the Best Classical Instrumental Solo category. Also nominated in this category is Patricia Kopatchinskaja’s disc on Naïve, featuring concertos by Bartók, Ligeti and Eötvös, conducted by Peter Eötvös. The disc has already won the accolade of Gramophone Record of the Year.
Nominated in the Best Orchestral Performance category is Osmo Vänskä’s BIS recording of Sibelius’ Symphonies Nos.1 and 4, with the Minnesota Orchestra, and Neeme Järvi’s recording on Chandos of Atterberg’s Symphonies Nos.4 & 6. Järvi is nominated in a second category: Best Choral Performance, for choral and orchestral works by Parry – also on Chandos. Also nominated in this category are recordings featuring Barry Banks – Berlioz’ Requiem with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Colin Davis - and Harry Christophers, for Coro’s release of Volume 3 of music by Palestrina, with The Sixteen.
Rounding out the list of HarrisonParrott nominees are Sol Gabetta – shortlisted in the Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance category for her Deutsche Grammophon CD ‘Duo’, with Hèléne Grimaud - and two nominations in the Best Opera Performance category: Deutsche Grammophon's release of the Vienna Staatsoper Ring cycle, featuring Christopher Ventris in the role of Siegmund, and Britten's The Rape of Lucretia, conducted by Oliver Knussen, which won an ECHO Klassik Award earlier this year.
The winners will be announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles on 26 January 2014.