Sérgio Assad Wins Latin Grammy

11.19.08
Sérgio and Odair Assad

Sérgio Assad won a Latin Grammy for Best Classical Contemporary Composition from their latest release on Nonesuch.  The composition is the middle-Eastern inflected piece that is the inspiration for their new project in 2010. Sérgio and Odair Assad were also nominated for Best Classical Album. Sérgio Assad won along with Carlos José Castro (tie) 

Best Classical Contemporary Composition
Barcelonazo
Jorge Liderman, composer (Jorge Liderman)
Concierto Del Sol
Carlos José Castro, composer (Orquesta Filarmónica De Costa Rica)
Track from: Orquesta Filarmónica De Costa Rica
[Orquesta Filarmónica]
Non Divisi
Roberto Valera, composer (Camerata Romeu)
Track from: Non Divisi
[Colibri]
Tahhiyya Li Ossoulina (visit the Assad's web page to listen to this clip)
Sérgio Assad, composer (Sérgio y Odair Assad)
Track from: Jardim Abandonado
[Nonesuch]

Variación Del Recuerdo
Aurelio De La Vega, composer (The North/South Chamber Orchestra)
Track from: Remembrances-Recuerdos
[North/South Recordings]