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Here are the 2012 GRAMMY® Nominated albums available at ClassicsOnline.  We offer our congratulations to the artists and labels.


Best Orchestral Performance
Adams: Harmonielehre & Short Ride In A Fast Machine
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (San Francisco Symphony)
82193600532
 
Music For A Time Of War
Carlos Kalmar, conductor (Oregon Symphony)
PTC5186393
 
 
Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances
Valery Gergiev, conductor (London Symphony Orchestra)
LSO0688
 
Sibelius: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 5
Osmo Vänskä, conductor (Minnesota Orchestra)
BIS-SACD-1986
 


Best Opera Performance
Handel: Agrippina
René Jacobs, conductor; Marcos Fink, Sunhae Im, Bejun Mehta, Alexandrina
Pendatchanska & Jennifer Rivera (Akademie Für Alte Musik Berlin)
HMC902088.90
 
 
Vivaldi: Teuzzone
Jordi Savall, conductor; Delphine Galou, Paolo Lopez, Roberta Mameli, Raffaella
Milanesi & Furio Zanasi (Le Concert Des Nations)
OP30513
 


Best Choral Performance
Life & Breath - Choral Works By René Clausen
Charles Bruffy, conductor (Matthew Gladden, Lindsey Lang, Rebecca Lloyd, Sarah
Tannehill & Pamela Williamson; Kansas City Chorale)
CHSA5105
 
Striggio: Mass For 40 & 60 Voices
Hervé Niquet, conductor (Le Concert Spirituel)
GCDSA921623
 
 
The Nightingale
Stephen Layton, conductor (Michala Petri; Danish National Vocal Ensemble)
6.220605
 


Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance
Americana
Modern Mandolin Quartet
DSL-92157
 
Meanwhile
Eighth Blackbird
CDR90000-133
 
 
Mind Meld
ZOFO Duet
DSL-92151
 
Rupa-Khandha
Los Angeles Percussion Quartet
DSL-92150
 


Best Classical Instrumental Solo
The Complete Harpsichord Works Of Rameau
Jory Vinikour
DSL-92154
 
Gál & Elgar: Cello Concertos
Claudio Cruz, conductor; Antonio Meneses (Northern Sinfonia)
AV2237
 
 
Holst: The Planets
Hansjörg Albrecht
OC683
 


Best Classical Vocal Solo
Debussy: Clair De Lune
Natalie Dessay (Henri Chalet; Philippe Cassard, Karine Deshayes & Catherine Michel; Le Jeune Coeur De Paris)
5099973076759
 
Paris Days, Berlin Nights
Ute Lemper (Stefan Malzew & Vogler Quartet)
Steinway30009
 
 
Sogno Barocco
Anne Sofie Von Otter (Leonardo García Alarcón; Sandrine Piau & Susanna Sundberg; Ensemble Cappella Mediterranea)
V5286
 


Best Classical Compendium
Penderecki: Fonogrammi; Horn Concerto; Partita; The Awakening Of Jacob; Anaklasis
Antoni Wit, conductor; Aleksandra Nagórko & Andrzej Sasin, producers
8.572482
 
 
Une Fête Baroque
Emmanuelle Haïm, conductor; Daniel Zalay, producer
5099973079958
 


Best Contemporary Classical Composition
Hartke, Stephen: Meanwhile - Incidental Music To Imaginary Puppet Plays
Stephen Hartke, composer (Eighth Blackbird)
Track from: Meanwhile
CDR90000-133
 
León, Tania: Inura For Voices, Strings & Percussion
Tania León, composer (Tania León, Son Sonora Voices, DanceBrazil Percussion & Son Sonora Ensemble)
Track from: In Motion
TROY1284
 
Praulins, Ugis: The Nightingale
Ugis Praulins, composer (Stephen Layton, Michala Petri & Danish National Vocal Ensemble)
Track from: The Nightingale
6.220605
 
 
Rautavaara, Einojuhani: Cello Concerto No. 2 'Towards The Horizon'
Einojuhani Rautavaara, composer (Truls Mørk, John Storgårds & Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra)
Track from: Rautavaara: Modificata; Percussion Concerto 'Incantations'; Cello Concerto No. 2 'Towards The Horizon'
ODE1178-2
 
Stucky, Steven: August 4, 1964
Steven Stucky, composer; Gene Scheer, librettist (Jaap Van Zweden, Dallas Symphony Chorus & Orchestra)
DSOLive004
 


Best Surround Sound Album
Quiet Winter Night
Morten Lindberg, surround mix engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround mastering engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround producer (Hoff Ensemble)
2L087PABD
 
 
Rupa-Khandha
Daniel Shores, surround mix engineer; Daniel Shores, surround mastering engineer; Marina Ledin & Victor Ledin, surround producers (Los Angeles Percussion Quartet)
DSL-92150
 


Best Engineered Album, Classical
Americana
Daniel Shores, engineer; Daniel Shores, mastering engineer (Modern Mandolin Quartet)
DSL-92157
 
Beethoven: The Late String Quartets, Op. 127 & 131
Bruce Egre, engineer (Brentano String Quartet)
AECD1110
 
Life & Breath - Choral Works By René Clausen
Tom Caulfield & John Newton, engineers; Mark Donahue, mastering engineer (Charles Bruffy & Kansas City Chorale)
CHSA5105
 
 
Music For A Time Of War
Jesse Lewis & John Newton, engineers; Jesse Brayman, mastering engineer (Carlos Kalmar & The Oregon Symphony)
PTC5186393
 
Souvenir
Morten Lindberg, engineer; Morten Lindberg, mastering engineer (TrondheimSolistene)
2L090A
 


Producer Of The Year, Classical

Blanton Alspaugh

Gjeilo: Northern Lights
(Charles Bruffy & Phoenix Chorale)
CHSA5100
 
In Paradisum
(Brian A. Schmidt & South Dakota Chorale)
G-49279
 
 
Life & Breath - Choral Works By René Clausen
(Charles Bruffy & Kansas City Chorale)
CHSA5105
 
Music For A Time Of War
(Carlos Kalmar & The Oregon Symphony)
PTC5186393
 

Tim Handley

Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
(Leonard Slatkin & Orchestre National De Lyon)
8.572886
 
Debussy: Orchestral Works, Vol. 7
(Jun Märkl & Orchestre National De Lyon)
8.572675
 
Fuchs, K.: Atlantic Riband; American Rhapsody; Divinium Mysterium
(JoAnn Falletta, Paul Silverthorne, Michael Ludwig & London Symphony Orchestra)
8.559723
 
Gershwin: Piano Concerto In F; Rhapsody No. 2; I Got Rhythm Variations
(Orion Weiss, JoAnn Falletta & Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra)
8.559705
 
Hailstork: An American Port Of Call
(JoAnn Falletta, Virginia Symphony Chorus & Virginia Symphony Orchestra)
8.559722
 
 
Holst: Cotswolds Symphony; Walt Whitman Overture
(JoAnn Falletta & Ulster Orchestra)
8.572914
 
Mahler: Symphony No. 1
(Marin Alsop & Baltimore Symphony Orchestra)
8.572207
 
Roussel: Le Festin De L'Araignée
(Stéphane Denève & Royal Scottish National Orchestra)
8.572243
 
Still: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3
(John Jeter & Fort Smith Symphony)
8.559676
 

Marina Ledin, Victor Ledin

Americana
(Modern Mandolin Quartet)
DSL-92157
 
Brubeck & American Poets
(Lynne Morrow & Pacific Mozart Ensemble)
DSL-92160
 
Mind Meld
(ZOFO Duet)
DSL-92151
 
 
Rupa-Khandha
(Los Angeles Percussion Quartet)
DSL-92150
 
Weigl: Isle Of The Dead; Six Fantasies; Pictures & Tales; Night Fantasies
(Joseph Banowetz)
8.572423
 

James Mallinson

Britten: War Requiem
(Gianandrea Noseda, Joseph Cullen, Alastair Tighe, Choir Of Eltham College, London Symphony Chorus & Orchestra)
LSO0719
 
Bruckner: Symphony No. 4
(Bernard Haitink & London Symphony Orchestra)
The Greatest Film Scores Of Dimitri Tiomkin (Richard Kaufman, Whitney Claire Kaufman, Andrew Playfoot, London Voices & London Symphony Orchestra)
LSO0716
 
 
Massenet: Don Quichotte
(Valery Gergiev, Andrei Serov, Anna Kiknadze, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Soloists' Ensemble Of The Mariinsky Academy Of Young Singers & Mariinsky Orchestra)
MAR0523
 
Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances
(Valery Gergiev & London Symphony Orchestra)
LSO0688
 

Dan Merceruio

Brasileiro - Works Of Francisco Mignone
(Cuarteto Latinoamericano)
DSL-92147
 
Change Of Worlds
(Ensemble Galilei)
DSL-92153
 
The Complete Harpsichord Works Of Rameau
(Jory Vinikour)
DSL-92154
 
Critical Models - Chamber Works Of Mohammed Fairouz
(Various Artists)
DSL-92146
 
The Kernis Project: Schubert
(Jasper String Quartet)
DSL-92152
 
 
Le Bestiaire
(Celine Ricci)
DSL-92149
 
Scarlatti: La Dirindina & Pur Nel Sonno
(Matthew Dirst & Ars Lyrica Houston)
DSL-92159
 
Two Lutes - Lute Duets From England's Golden Age
(Ronn McFarlane & William Simms)
DSL-92155
 
Weill-Ibert-Berg
(Timothy Muffitt & Baton Rouge Symphony Chamber Players)
DSL-92161
 


 



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