Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance


Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance

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.

2000s

*Grammy Awards of 2007
**Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor) and the San Francisco Symphony for "Mahler: Symphony No. 7"
*Grammy Awards of 2006
**Mariss Jansons (conductor), Sergey Aleksashkin; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks for "Shostakovich: Sym. No. 13"
*Grammy Awards of 2005
**Lorin Maazel (conductor), the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, New York Choral & the New York Philharmonic for "Adams: On the Transmigration of Souls"
*Grammy Awards of 2004
**Pierre Boulez (conductor) & the Vienna Philharmonic for "Mahler: Symphony No. 3" performed by Anne Sofie von Otter, Johannes Prinz, Gerald Wirth, the Vienna Boys' Choir & the Women's Chorus of the Vienna Singverein
*Grammy Awards of 2003
**Andreas Neubronner (producer), Peter Laenger (engineer), Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor) & the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra for "Mahler: Symphony No. 6"
*Grammy Awards of 2002
**Helmut Burk & Karl-August Naegler (producers), Jobst Eberhardt, Stephan Flock (engineers), Pierre Boulez (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Boulez Conducts Edgard Varèse (Amériques; Arcana; Déserts; Ionisation)"
*Grammy Awards of 2001
**Stephen Johns (producer), Mike Clements (engineer), Sir Simon Rattle (conductor) & the Berliner Philharmonic for "Mahler: Symphony No. 10"
*Grammy Awards of 2000
**Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), the Peninsula Boys Choir, the San Francisco Girl's Chorus & the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra & Chorus for "Stravinsky: Firebird; The Rite of Spring; Perséphone"

1990s

*Grammy Awards of 1999
**Pierre Boulez (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Mahler: Symphony No. 9 "
*Grammy Awards of 1998
**Pierre Boulez (conductor) & the Cleveland Orchestra for "Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique; Tristia"
*Grammy Awards of 1997
**Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor) & the San Francisco Symphony for "Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (Scenes From the Ballet)"
*Grammy Awards of 1996
**Pierre Boulez (conductor) & the Cleveland Orchestra for "Debussy: La Mer"
*Grammy Awards of 1995
**Pierre Boulez (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra; Four Orchestral Pieces, Op. 12"
*Grammy Awards of 1994
**Pierre Boulez (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Bartók: The Wooden Prince"
*Grammy Awards of 1993
**Leonard Bernstein (conductor) & the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra for "Mahler: Symphony No. 9"
*Grammy Awards of 1992
**Daniel Barenboim (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Corigliano: Symphony No. 1"
*Grammy Awards of 1991
**Leonard Bernstein (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 7"
*Grammy Awards of 1990
**Leonard Bernstein (conductor) & the New York Philharmonic for "Mahler: Symphony No. 3 in D Minor"

1980s

*Grammy Awards of 1989
**Robert Woods (producer), Louis Lane, Robert Shaw (conductors) & the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for "Rorem: String Symphony; Sunday Morning; Eagles"
*Grammy Awards of 1988
**Michael Haas (producer), Georg Solti (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor"
*Grammy Awards of 1987
**Michael Haas (producer), Georg Solti (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Liszt: A Faust Symphony"
*Grammy Awards of 1986
**Robert Woods (producer), Robert Shaw (conductor) & the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for "Fauré: Pelleas et Melisande"
*Grammy Awards of 1985
**Jay David Saks (producer), Leonard Slatkin (conductor) & the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra for "Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 in B Flat"
*Grammy Awards of 1984
**James Mallinson (producer), Georg Solti (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D"
*Grammy Awards of 1983
**Jay David Saks, Thomas Z. Shepard (producers), James Levine (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Mahler: Symphony No. 7 in E Min. (Song of the Night)"
*Grammy Awards of 1982
**James Mallinson (producer), Georg Solti (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus for "Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C Minor"
*Grammy Awards of 1981
**Raymond Minshull (producer), Georg Solti (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Bruckner: Symphony No. 6 in A"
*Grammy Awards of 1980
**James Mallinson (producer), Georg Solti (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Brahms: Symphonies (1, 2, 3 & 4)"

1970s

*Grammy Awards of 1979
**Michel Glotz (producer), Herbert von Karajan (conductor) & the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra for "Beethoven: Symphonies (9) (Complete)"
*Grammy Awards of 1978
**Gunther Breest (producer), Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D"
*Grammy Awards of 1977
**Raymond Minshull (producer), Georg Solti (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra"
*Grammy Awards of 1976
**Pierre Boulez (conductor), the Camarata Singers & the New York Philharmonic for "Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé (Complete Ballet)"
*Grammy Awards of 1975
**Georg Solti (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique"
*Grammy Awards of 1974
**Pierre Boulez (conductor) & the New York Philharmonic for "Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra"
*Grammy Awards of 1973
**Georg Solti (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Mahler: Symphony No. 7 in E Minor"
*Grammy Awards of 1972
**Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D"
*Grammy Awards of 1971
**Pierre Boulez (conductor) & the Cleveland Orchestra for "Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps"
*Grammy Awards of 1970
**Pierre Boulez (conductor) & the Cleveland Orchestra for "Boulez Conducts Debussy, Vol. 2 "Images Pour Orchestre"

1960s

*Grammy Awards of 1969
**Pierre Boulez (conductor) & the New Philharmonia Orchestra for "Boulez Conducts Debussy (La Mer; Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune ; Jeux)"
*Grammy Awards of 1968
**Igor Stravinsky (conductor) & the Columbia Symphony Orchestra for "Stravinsky: Firebird and Petrouchka Suites"
*Grammy Awards of 1967
**Erich Leinsdorf (conductor) & the Boston Symphony Orchestra for "Mahler: Symphony No. 6 in A Minor"
*Grammy Awards of 1966
**Leopold Stokowski (conductor) & the American Symphony Orchestra for "Ives: Symphony No. 4"
*Grammy Awards of 1965
**Erich Leinsdorf (conductor) & the Boston Symphony Orchestra for "Mahler: Symphony No. 5/Berg: Wozzeck Excerpts"
*Grammy Awards of 1964
**Erich Leinsdorf (conductor) & the Boston Symphony Orchestra for "Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra"
*Grammy Awards of 1963
**Igor Stravinsky (conductor) & the Columbia Symphony Orchestra for "Stravinsky: The Firebird Ballet"
*Grammy Awards of 1962
**Charles Munch (conductor) & the Boston Symphony Orchestra for "Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé"
*Grammy Awards of 1961
**Fritz Reiner (conductor) & the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for "Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta"
*Grammy Awards of 1960
**Charles Munch (conductor) & the Boston Symphony Orchestra for "Debussy: Images for Orchestra"

1950s

*Grammy Awards of 1959
**Felix Slatkin (conductor) & the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra for "Gaiete Parisienne"


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