Sir Antonio Pappano has scored three nominations for the 59th Grammy® Awards. He is nominated for Best Opera Recording for Szymanowski: Król Roger (Opus Arte); and earned two nominations in the Best Classical Solo Vocal Album category: Shakespeare Songs (Warner Classics) and Verismo (Deutsche Gramophon). Pappano shares his Opera nomination with Georgia Jarman, Mariusz Kwiecień and Saimir Pirgu and producer Jonathan Allen. He shares the Shakespeare Songs honour with tenor Ian Bostridge and Verismo (featuring Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia) with soprano Anna Netrebko.
Music Director Alan Gilbert is nominated for Best Orchestral Performance for his recording with the New York Philharmonic of Rouse’s Odna Zhizn; Symphonies 3 & 4; Prospero’s Rooms (Dacapo).
Stéphane Denève is nominated in the Best Classical Instrumental Solo category for 1930’s Violin Classics, Vol. 2. He shares the nomination with soloist Gil Shaham.
Stuart Skelton’s award winning recording of Janáček: Glagolitic Mass is nominated in the Best Choral Performance Category. The nominees for this album are its conductor Edward Gardner and chorus master Håkon Matti Skrede (Chandos).
The 59th Annual Grammy® Awards will be announced on Sunday, February 12 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. James Corden will host the show, broadcast on CBS (US) and streamed live around the world.
Congratulations to all the nominees.