Thursday, December 08, 2005

Grammy Nominations Announced Today!

Well, look what I just found! Nominations for the 48th Annual Grammy Awards were announced this morning and, for the second time, Paavo is one of the nominees, along with his good friend, Norwegian cellist Truls Mørk, this time in the category of Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra) for their recording Schumann: Cello Concerto; Bloch: Schelomo with the Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France [Virgin Classics]. This Award goes to the Instrumental Soloist(s) and to the Conductor. Also nominated in this category: Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3, Claudio Abbado, conductor; Martha Argerich (Mahler Chamber Orchestra)[Deutsche Grammophon]; Concerto For String Quartet And Orchestra, Robert Craft, conductor; Fred Sherry String Quartet (Twentieth Century Classics Ensemble) Track from: Schoenberg: Concerto For String Quartet And Orchestra [Naxos]; Eventide, JoAnn Falletta, conductor; Thomas Stacy (London Symphony Orchestra) Track from: Fuchs: An American Place[Naxos].

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