Wise Music Group is delighted that numerous commercial recordings we are associated with through our writers have been nominated for awards at the 64th GRAMMY Awards.
The nominations are included under several categories, including Classical, Jazz, Dance/Electronic Music, Composing/Arranging, Production, and Music for Visual Media, highlighting the breadth of our global catalogues. We’re proud to work with the various artists, composers, songwriters, producers, engineers and record labels who made these recordings come to life.
The 64th GRAMMY Awards recognise recordings released between Sept 1, 2020 – Sept 30, 2021. The awards will take place on January 31, 2022 in Los Angeles.
See below to see who’s nominated…
Best Orchestral Performance
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor (Nashville Symphony Orchestra)
Nico Muhly, conductor (San Francisco Symphony)
Symphonies Nos. 1 & 3
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra)
Best Opera Recording
Karen Kamensek, conductor; J’Nai Bridges, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Zachary James & Dísella Lárusdóttir; David Frost, producer (The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; The Metropolitan Opera Chorus)
Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance
John Luther Adams
Lines Made by Walking
Best Classical Instrumental Solo
Hail, Horrors, Hail
This recording is also included in the nomination for Producer of the Year, Classical for Judith Sherman.
Best Choral Performance
Concerto for Choir
Three Sacred Hymns
Kaspars Putniņš, conductor; Heli Jürgenson, chorus master (Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir)
Producer of the Year, Classical
Blanton Alspaugh for recent recordings, including…
(Brian Schmidt & Baylor University A Cappella Choir)
(Patrick Summers, Thomas Hampson, Chad Shelton, Rihab Chaieb, Lauren Snouffer, Houston Grand Opera & Houston Grand Opera Orchestra)
Best Dance/Electronic Recording
Ólafur Arnalds (Featuring Bonobo)
Ólafur Arnalds & Simon Green, producers; Ólafur Arnalds, mixer
Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals
The Bottom Line
Ólafur Arnalds, arranger
(Ólafur Arnalds & Josin)
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Akoustic Band LIVE
Chick Corea, John Patitucci & Dave Weckl
Monk’s Mood (Monk)
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
For Jimmy, Wes And Oliver
Christian McBride Big Band
Night Train (Forrest, Simpkins, Washington)
The Very Thought of You (Noble)
Live At Birdland!
The Count Basie Orchestra Directed By Scotty Barnhart
April In Paris (Vernon Duke, E Harburg)
MUSIC FOR VISUAL MEDIA
Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media
The United States Vs. Billie Holiday
Strange Fruit (Allan)
View the complete nominations list here.