The Recording Academy® Honors Artists on harmonia mundi, Hyperion and Onyx labels
Congratulations to the harmonia mundi distribution artists nominated in The 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards! The Recording Academy® honored artists from harmonia mundi, Hyperion and Onyx labels.
Harmonia mundi artists Mark Padmore, Kristian Bezuidenhout, Conspirare, and Craig Hella Johnson are among this year's nominees.
British tenor Mark Padmore is nominated in the Best Classical Solo Vocal Album category for "Beethoven: An Die Ferne Geliebte; Haydn: English Songs: Mozart: Masonic Cantata", sharing the honor with accompanist Kristian Bezuidenhout. For Padmore, the GRAMMY nomination comes on the the eve of receiving the Musical America Award for 2016 Vocalist of the Year.
Keyboardist Kristian Bezuidenhout’s second nomination is in the Best Classical Instrumental Solo category for his recording of "Mozart Keyboard Music, Volume 7".
GRAMMY Award-winning choir Conspirare lead by Craig Hella Johnson receives its seventh GRAMMY nomination, for "Pablo Neruda: The Poet Sings". The ensemble won Best Choral Performance in 2015 for “The Sacred Spirit of Russia”. Previous nominations were in 2006 for “Requiem” (Best Choral Performance and Best Engineered Album, Classical), 2008 for Tarik O’Regan’s “Threshold of Night” (Best Choral Performance and Best Classical Album), and 2009 for “Company of Voices: Conspirare in Concert” (Best Classical Crossover Album).
Two GRAMMY Award-winning artists, the Takács Quartet and Marc-André Hamelin, are nominated in the Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance for their recording of "Shostakovich: Piano Quintet & String Quartet No. 2" on Hyperion records.
Fresh off his Gramophone Award win for Young Artist of the Year, pianist Joseph Moog’s Onyx Classics recording of "Grieg & Moszkowski: Piano Concertos" with Nicholas Milton and the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern is nominated for Best Classical Instrumental Solo.
Winners of The 58th GRAMMY Awards will be announced on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, in the Staples Center in Los Angeles.