2021 Grammy Nominees Announced

Congratulations to the 2021 Grammy nominees: David Robertson, Sir Donald Runnicles, JoAnn Falletta, Daniil Trifonov with The Philadelphia Orchestra, David Alan Miller, Nicholas PhanArthur Woodley, and Giancarlo Guerrero.

Best Opera Recording

 David Robertson, conductor; Angel Blue & Eric Owens, Arthur Woodley; David Frost, producer (The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; The Metropolitan Opera Chorus)

Donald Runnicles, conductor; David Butt Philip & Elena Tsallagova; Peter Ghirardini & Erwin Stürzer, producers (Orchestra Of The Deutsche Oper Berlin; Chorus Of The Deutsche Oper Berlin)

Best Choral Performance
 (Also nominated for Best Engineered Album)
Danielpour: The Passion of Yeshuah  JoAnn Falletta, conductor; James K. Bass & Adam Luebke, chorus masters (James K. Bass, J’Nai Bridges, Timothy Fallon, Kenneth Overton, Hila Plitmann & Matthew Worth; Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra; Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus & UCLA Chamber Singers)

Best Classical Instrumental Solo

Destination Rachmaninov – Arrival Daniil Trifonov; Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor (The Philadelphia Orchestra)

Theofanidis: Concerto for Viola and Chamber Orchestra Richard O’Neill; David Alan Miller, conductor (Albany Symphony)

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

Clairières – Songs by Lili & Nadia Boulanger
 Nicholas Phan; Myra Huang, accompanist

Best Contemporary Classical Composition

Danielpour: The Passion of Yeshuah
 Richard Danielpour, composer (JoAnn Falletta, James K. Bass, Adam Luebke, UCLA Chamber Singers, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra & Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus)

Rouse: Symphony No. 5  Christopher Rouse, composer (Giancarlo Guerrero & Nashville Symphony)

Visit Grammy.com for the complete list of nominees.