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Grammy Awards
(Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences)

A listing of those recordings in which boy choirs or cathedral choirs participated that have won Grammy Awards.

2003 - Best Classical Album
(Award to the Artist(s) and to the Album Producer(s) if other than the Artist.)
 
Mahler: Symphony No. 3; Kindertotenlieder
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Michelle DeYoung, mezzo soprano; Andreas Neubronner, producer (Vance George;
Pacific Boychoir, San Francisco Girls Chorus & Women of the SFS Chorus; San Francisco Symphony)
[SFS Media]
 
2003 - Best Orchestral Performance
(Award to the Conductor and to the Orchestra.)
 
Mahler: Symphony No. 3
Pierre Boulez, conductor (Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo soprano; Johannes Prinz & Gerald Wirth;
Vienna Boys' Choir & Women's Chorus of the Vienna Singverein; Vienna Philharmonic)
[Deutsche Grammophon]
 
2001 - Best Choral Performance
 
GRAMMY Winner: Erwin Ortner & Norbert Balatsch,chorus masters. Nikolaus Harnoncourt,conductor. Bernarda Fink, Christine Schäfer, Christoph Prégardien, Dietrich Henschel, Dorothea Röschmann, Elisabeth von Magnus, Markus Schäfer, Matthias Goerne, Michael Schade & Oliver Widmer,artists. Arnold Schoenberg Chor & Wiener Sängerknaben,chorus. Michael Brammann,engineer. Concentus Musicas Wien,orchestra. Martin Sauer,producer.
Genre: Classical
GRAMMY Category: Best Choral Performance
Year: 2001 - 44th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work: Bach: St. Matthew Passion
Artist Performing Work: Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor; Norbert Balatsch & Erwin Ortner, choir masters
 
2000 - Best Choral Performance
 
GRAMMY Winner: Helmuth Rilling,conductor. Oregon Bach Festival Chorus, Phoenix Boys Choir,chorus. Don Harder,engineer. Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra,orchestra. Karen Wilson,producer.
Genre: Classical
GRAMMY Category: Best Choral Performance
Year: 2000 - 43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work: Penderecki: Credo
Artist Performing Work: Helmuth Rilling, conductor
 
1999 - Best Classical Album
 
GRAMMY Winner: Michael Tilson Thomas,artist. Andreas Neubronner,producer. Ragazzi Boys Chorus*, San Francisco Girls Choir & San Francisco Symphony Chorus,chorus. San Francisco Symphony Orchestra,orchestra.
Genre: Classical
GRAMMY Category: Best Classical Album
Year: 1999 - 42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work: Stravinsky: Firebird; The Rite Of Spring; Perséphone
Artist Performing Work: Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
* (formerly Ragazzi, the Peninsula Boys Chorus)
 
1999 - Best Orchestral Performance
 
GRAMMY Winner: Michael Tilson Thomas,conductor. Ragazzi Boys Chorus*, San Francisco Girls Choir & San Francisco Symphony Chorus,chorus. San Francisco Symphony Orchestra,orchestra.
Genre: Classical
GRAMMY Category: Best Orchestral Performance
Year: 1999 - 42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work: Stravinsky: Firebird; The Rite Of Spring; Perséphone
Artist Performing Work: Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
* (formerly Ragazzi, the Peninsula Boys Chorus)
 
1999 - Best Choral Performance
 
GRAMMY Winner: Betty Scott & Joan McFarland,choir directors. Robert Shafer,conductor. Maryland Boys Choir, Shenandoah Conservatory Chorus & Washington Choir,chorus.
Genre: Classical
GRAMMY Category: Best Choral Performance
Year: 1999 - 42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work: Britten: War Requiem
Artist Performing Work: Robert Shafer, conductor
 
1992 - Best Performance Of A Choral Work
 
GRAMMY Winner: Vance George,choir director. Herbert Blomstedt,conductor. San Francisco Symphony Boys Choir & San Francisco Symphony Girls Choir,chorus. San Francisco Symphony Orchestra,orchestra.
Genre: Classical
GRAMMY Category: Best Performance Of A Choral Work
Year: 1992 - 35th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work: Orff: Carmina Burana
Artist Performing Work: Herbert Blomstedt, conductor; Vance George, choral director
 
1989 - Best Choral Performance (Other than Opera)
 
GRAMMY Winner: Robert Shaw,conductor. Atlanta Symphony Chorus, Atlanta Boy Choir,chorus. Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,orchestra.
Genre: Classical
GRAMMY Category: Best Choral Performance (Other Than Opera)
Year: 1989 - 32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work: Britten: War Requiem
Artist Performing Work: Robert Shaw, conductor
 
1984 - Best Classical Album
 
GRAMMY Winner: Neville Marriner,artist. John Strauss,producer. Ambrosian Opera Chorus & Choristers Of Westminster Abbey,chorus. Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields,orchestra.
Genre: Classical
GRAMMY Category: Best Classical Album
Year: 1984 - 27th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work: Amadeus
Artist Performing Work: Neville Marriner, conductor
 
1975 - Best Choral Performance, Classical (Other Than Opera)
 
GRAMMY Winner: Michael Tilson Thomas,artist. Robert Page,choir director. Cleveland Boys Choir,chorus. Cleveland Orchestra Chorus,orchestra.
Genre: Classical
GRAMMY Category: Best Choral Performance, Classical (Other Than Opera)
Year: 1975 - 18th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work: Orff: Carmina Burana
Artist Performing Work: Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Robert Page, choral director
 
1974 - Best Choral Performance, Classical (Other Than Opera)
 
GRAMMY Winner: Colin Davis,artist. Ambrosian Singers, London Symphony Chorus & Wandsworth School Boys Choir,chorus. London Symphony Orchestra,orchestra.
Genre: Classical
GRAMMY Category: Best Choral Performance, Classical (Other Than Opera)
Year: 1974 - 17th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work: Berlioz: The Damnation Of Faust
Artist Performing Work: Colin Davis, conductor
 
1972 - Best Classical Album
 
GRAMMY Winner: Georg Solti,artist. David Harvey,producer. Various Artists,artist. Vienna Boys Choir & Vienna Singverein Chorus,chorus. Chicago Symphony Orchestra,orchestra.
Genre: Classical
GRAMMY Category: Best Classical Album
Year: 1972 - 15th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work: Mahler: Symphony No. 8 In E Flat (Symphony Of A Thousand)
Artist Performing Work: Georg Solti, conductor
 
1972 - Best Choral Performance, Classical (Other Than Opera)
 
GRAMMY Winner: Georg Solti,artist. Various Artists,artist. Vienna Boys Choir, Vienna Singverein Chorus & Vienna State Opera Chorus,chorus. Chicago Symphony Orchestra,orchestra.
Genre: Classical
GRAMMY Category: Best Choral Performance, Classical (Other Than Opera)
Year: 1972 - 15th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work: Mahler: Symphony No. 8 In E Flat (Symphony Of A Thousand)
Artist Performing Work: Georg Solti, conductor (Various Artists)
 
1971 - Best Choral Performance - Classical
 
GRAMMY Winner: Colin Davis,artist. Arthur Oldham & Russell Burgess,choir directors. London Symphony Chorus & Wandsworth School Boys Choir,chorus. London Symphony Orchestra,orchestra.
Genre: Classical
GRAMMY Category: Best Choral Performance - Classical
Year: 1971 - 14th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work: Berlioz: Requiem
Artist Performing Work: Colin Davis, conductor
 
1968 - Best Choral Performance (Other Than Opera)
 
GRAMMY Winner: Vittorio Negri,artist. George Bragg & Gregg Smith,choir directors. E. Power Biggs & Edward/ Tarr Brass Ensemble,artists. Gregg Smith Singers & Texas Boys Choir,chorus.
Genre: Classical
GRAMMY Category: Best Choral Performance (Other Than Opera)
Year: 1968 - 11th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work: The Glory Of Gabrieli
Artist Performing Work: Vittorio Negri, cond.; George Bragg, Gregg Smith, cho. dirs.
 
1966 - Best Classical Choral Performance (Other Than Opera)
 
GRAMMY Winner: George Bragg,artist. Gregg Smith,choir director. Gregg Smith Singers, Ithaca College Concert Choir & Texas Boys Choir,chorus. Columbia Chamber Orchestra,orchestra.
Genre: Classical
GRAMMY Category: Best Classical Choral Performance (Other Than Opera)
Year: 1966 - 9th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work: Ives: Music For Chorus
Artist Performing Work: George Bragg, conductor; Gregg Smith, cho. dir.
 
1963 - Best Classical Performance - Choral (Other Than Opera)
 
GRAMMY Winner: Benjamin Britten,artist. David Willcocks & Edward Chapman,choir directors. Bach Choir, Highgate School Choir & London Symphony Choir,chorus. London Symphony Orchestra,orchestra.
Genre: Classical
GRAMMY Category: Best Classical Performance - Choral (Other Than Opera)
Year: 1963 - 6th Annual GRAMMY Awards
Title of the Work: Britten: War Requiem
Artist Performing Work: Lord Benjamin Britten, conductor; David Willcocks, cho. dir./Edward Chapman, cho. dir. (Pears, Vishnevskaya, Fischer-Dieskau)

Note: This recording has been re-issued in CD format as London/Decca  catalog #414383 and is available online at the ArkivMusic website.

 

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