The nominations for the 65th Grammy® Awards, “Music’s Biggest Night”, are announced, and IMG Artists congratulates our artists on their extraordinary success. The winners will be revealed on Sunday, February 5, 2023, live from Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena. The ceremony will be broadcast live on the CBS Television Network in the US and streamed live and on-demand on Paramount+.
Bass-baritone Nathan Berg and countertenor Jakub Józef Orliński share the celebration of their second nominations with first-time nominee, baritone Joshua Hopkins, for their captivating performances in Matthew Aucoin’s evocative new opera, Eurydice (Metropolitan Opera).
Two-time Grammy® winner, bass-baritone Eric Owens – most recently for Best Opera Recording for Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess in 2021 – is nominated for Best Choral Performance for Verdi Requiem – The Met Remembers 9/11 (Metropolitan Opera).
Three-time Grammy® winner, violinist Hilary Hahn is nominated for Best Classical Instrumental Solo for her world premiere recording of Michael Abels’ Isolation Variation (Deutsche Grammophon)
Two-time Grammy® winner, pianist Mitsuko Uchida is also nominated for Best Classical Instrumental Solo for her glorious Decca recording of Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations.
Marking her first nomination, Xian Zhang joins Hahn and Uchida in the Best Classical Instrumental Solo category for the poignant and evocative Letters for The Future, conducting Time for Three and The Philadelphia Orchestra (Deutsche Grammophon).
Two-time Grammy® winner, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke is nominated for Best Classical Solo Vocal Album for her stunning collection of songs commissioned during the Covid-19 pandemic, How Do I Find You (Pentatone).
Capturing her epic 18th nomination, the four-time Grammy® winner Renée Fleming joins Cooke in the Best Classical Solo Vocal Album category for her sumptuous album: Voice of Nature – The Anthropocene (Decca)
We also congratulation the artists essential to albums nominated for the 65th Grammy® Awards. James Robinson is co-director, with Camille A. Brown, of Best Opera Recording nominee, Blanchard: Fire Shut Up In My Bones (Metropolitan Opera). Manfred Honeck conducts the Pittsburgh Symphony on Beethoven: Symphony No. 6; Stucky: Silent Spring, which earned engineer and mastering engineer Mark Donahue a nomination for Best Engineered Album, Classical. Jonathan Allen is nominated for Best Producer, Classical; the recordings included in his nomination feature conductor Jessica Cottis’ Cooper: Continuum, Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Isata Kanneh-Mason’s Muse and Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s Song. Finally, Franz Welser-Möst conducts The Cleveland Orchestra on two albums included in Elain Martone’s Best Producer, Classical nomination: Schnittke: Concerto for Piano and Strings; Prokofiev: Symphony No. 2 and Strauss: Three Tone Poems.
Mitsuko Uchida, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Isata Kanneh-Mason and Franz Welser-Möst are represented in association with Enticott Music Management.