David Frost (producer)


David Frost (producer)

David Frost is a music producer and pianist. The son of Thomas Frost, who won the 1986 Grammy for Classical Producer of the Year, he has won 10 Grammys for his work, most recently in 2011, when he won four awards including Producer of the Year, Classical. He had won this category in 2005 and 2009 as well. In 2009 he also won a Grammy Award for best engineered album, classical, for "Traditions and Transformations: Sounds of Silk Road Chicago", with Yo-Yo Ma, the Silk Road Ensemble and the Chicago Symphony. He has worked with numerous labels, including RCA Red Seal, Sony Classical, London/Decca, Deutsche Grammophon and EMI Classics. As a staff producer at BMG Classics (RCA Red Seal) for nearly a decade, he collaborated with many of their most important artists such as André Previn, Sir Colin Davis, Leonard Slatkin, The Tokyo String Quartet, János Starker, Luciano Berio and the pianists Alicia de Larrocha, Evgeny Kissin, Rudolf Firkusny and Van Cliburn. He has also been a guest faculty member of The Banff Centre.

He was producer for the Grammy Award winning "Verismo" and Grammy nominated "Homage" with soprano Renée Fleming, Kathleen Battle's Sony Classical release "Grace", and Decca’s “Star Crossed Lovers” with Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo and Daniel Barenboim. He has produced operatic tracks for several film soundtracks, including A Midsummer Night’s Dream with soprano Renée Fleming, and The Man Who Cried with tenor Salvatore Licitra. He has collaborated with director, Baz Luhrmann, producing the Broadway Cast Album of Puccini’s La Boheme for Dreamworks Records. He recently has produced recordings with the Chicago Symphony and conductors Riccardo Muti and Pierre Boulez, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel, pianist Jonathan Biss and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the Eroica Trio, guitarist Sharon Isbin, violinist and composer Mark O'Connor, the Kansas City Symphony, and The Five Browns.

Awards

He was the producer for Alicia de Larocha's RCA recording of Granados' Goyescas, which won both a Grammy and the Grand Prix du Disque. Source: David Frost, record producer.

External links

References

  • Official biography from his personal site, above