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Osmo Vänskä with the Minnesota Orchestra win the 56th Grammy Awards

The Minnesota Orchestra, which earlier this month emerged from a lengthy dispute with its musicians, won the Grammy for orchestral recording for its album of Sibelius’ Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4, conducted by Osmo Vänskä. Thomas Adès’ recording of The Tempest and Arvo Pärt are among this year’s classical winners at the 56th Grammy Awards. Grammys 2014: classical music winners Best Orchestral Performance Atterberg: Orchestral Works Vol. 1 — Neeme Järvi (conductor), Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 1 — Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor), Los Angeles Philharmonic Schumann: Symphony No. 2; Overtures Manfred & Genoveva — Claudio Abbado (conductor), Orchestra Mozart Sibelius: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4 — Osmo Vänskä (conductor), Minnesota Orchestra WINNER Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps — Simon Rattle (conductor), Berliner Philharmoniker Best Opera Recording Adès: The Tempest — Thomas Adès (conductor); Simon Keenlyside, Isabel Leonard, Audrey Luna, Alan Oke (soloists); Luisa Bricetti and Victoria Warivonchick (producers) WINNER Britten: The Rape of Lucretia — Oliver Knussen (conductor); Ian Bostridge, Peter Coleman-Wright, Susan Gritton, Angelika Kirchschlager (soloists); John Fraser (producer) Kleiberg: David and Bathsheba — Tönu Kaljuste (conductor); Anna Eimarsson and Johannes Weisser (soloists); Morten Lindberg (producer) Vinci: Artaserse — Diego Fasolis (conductor); Valer Barna-Sabadus, Daniel Behle, Max Emanuel Cenčić, Franco Fagioli, Philippe Jaroussky (soloists); Ulrich Russcher (producer) Wager: Der Ring des Nibelungen — Christian Thielemann (conductor); Katarina Dalayman, Albert Dohmen, Stephen Gould, Eric Halfvarson, Linda Watson (soloists); Ohmar Eichinger (producer) Best Choral Performance Berlioz: Grande Messe de Morts — Colin Davis (conductor) (with Barry Banks, London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir and London Symphony Chorus) Parry: Works for Chorus & Orchestra — Neeme Järvi (conductor), Adrian Partington (chorus master) (with Amanda Roocroft, BBC National Orchestra of Wales and BBC National Chorus of Wales) Pärt: Adam’s Lament — Tõnu Kaljuste (conductor) (with Tui Hirv & Rainer Vilu; Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir; Sinfonietta Riga & Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; Latvian Radio Choir & Vox Clamantis) WINNER Whitbourn: Annelies — James Jordan (conductor) (conductor) (with Arianna Zukerman, The Lincoln Trio and the Westminster Williamson Voices) Palestrina: Volume 3 — Harry Christophers (conductor) (with The Sixteen) Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance Beethoven: Violin Sonatas — Leonidas Kavakos & Enrico Pace Cage: The 10,000 Things — Vicki Ray, William Winant, Aron Kallay & Tom Peters Duo — Hélène Grimaud & Sol Gabetta Roomful of Teeth — Brad Wells & Roomful of Teeth WINNER Times Go By Turns — New York Polyphony Best Classical Instrumental Solo Bartók, Eötvös & Ligeti — Patricia Kopatchinskaja (soloist), Peter Eötvös (conductor) Corigliano: Conjurer – Concerto for Percussionist & String Orchestra — Evelyn Glennie (soloist), David Alan Miller (conductor)WINNER The Edge of Light — Gloria Cheng Lindberg: Piano Concerto No. 2 — Yefim Bronfman (soloist), Alan Gilbert (conductor) Salonen: Violin Concerto; Nyx — Leila Josefowicz (soloist), Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor) Schubert: Piano Sonatas D. 845 & D. 960 — Maria João Pires Best Classical Vocal Solo Drama Queens — Joyce DiDonato Mission — Cecilia Bartoli Schubert: Winterreise — Christoph Prégardien Wagner — Jonas Kaufmann Winter Morning Walks — Dawn Upshaw WINNER Best Classical Compendium Hindemith: Violinkonzert; Symphonic Metamorphosis; Konzertmusik — Christoph Eschenbach (conductor) WINNER Holmboe: Concerto — Dima Slobodeniouk (conductor), Preben Iwan (producer) Tabakova: String Paths — Maxim Rysanov (conductor), Manfred Eicher (producer) Best Classical Contemporary Composition Piano Concerto No. 2 — Morten Lindberg Adam’s Lament — Arvo Pärt Violin Concerto — Esa-Pekka Salonen Winter Morning Walks — Maria Schneider WINNER Partita for 8 Voices — Caroline Shaw

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