Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance

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Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance
Awarded for quality orchestral performances
Country United States
Presented by National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
First awarded 1959
Last awarded 2017
Website grammy.com

The Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance has been awarded since 1959. There have been several minor changes to the name of the award over this time:

  • From 1959 to 1964 it was awarded as Best Classical Performance - Orchestra
  • In 1965 it was Best Performance - Orchestra
  • From 1966 to 1975 it returned to 'Best Classical Performance - Orchestra
  • From 1977 to 1978 it was awarded as Best Classical Orchestral Performance
  • From 1980 to 1981 it was awarded as Best Classical Orchestral Recording
  • In 1983 it was awarded as Best Orchestral Performance
  • In 1984 it was awarded as Best Orchestral Recording
  • From 1985 to 1987 it returned to being called Best Classical Orchestral Recording
  • From 1988 to 1989 it was once again called Best Orchestral Recording
  • From 1990 to the present it has returned to being called Best Orchestral Performance

Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.

According to the official Final Nominations List issued by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS), the Grammy is awarded to the conductor and to the orchestra.[1] However, the Past Winners List on the official NARAS site (http://www.grammy.com) lists the conductor, the engineer and producer as winners.[2]

2010s

Grammy Awards of 2017

  • Andris Nelsons (conductor) and the Boston Symphony Orchestra for Shostakovich: Under Stalin's Shadow - Symphony Nos. 5, 8 & 9

Nominees


Grammy Awards of 2016

  • Andris Nelsons (conductor) and the Boston Symphony Orchestra for Shostakovich: Under Stalin's Shadow - Symphony No. 10

Nominees


Grammy Awards of 2015

Nominees

Grammy Awards of 2014

Nominees

Grammy Awards of 2013

Other Nominees

Grammy Awards of 2012

Other Nominees

Grammy Awards of 2011

Grammy Awards of 2010

2000s

1990s

1980s

1970s

1960s

1950s

References

  1. ^ Official Nominations List 2014, issued 6 December 2013
  2. ^ Example of 2013's winner "Adams: Harmonielehre & Short Ride in a Fast Machine"
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