The Seattle Symphony's recording of Dutilleux's Violin Concerto, L'arbre des songes with violinist Augustin Hadelich has just won a 2016 Grammy Award for Best Classical Instrumental Solo. This recording is part of a three-disc, multi-year recording project on Seattle Symphony Media, the orchestra's in-house record label.
While some high contenders in the mainstream battled it out last night for a much-desired Grammy, some of the other winners were unintentionally swept under the rug. For the classical genre, though, some artists made out quite well. They included the St. Louis and Seattle symphonies, Pierre Boulez, Jason Vieaux and more.
The Seattle Symphony will give the New York premiere of John Luther Adams’ ‘Become Ocean’ at Carnegie Hall on the evening of May 6. Conductor Ludovic Morlot will lead the orchestra in Adams’ monumental oratorio, which won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in music earlier today.