On December 2nd 2010 next years Grammy nominees were revealed. Estonian musicians have two nominations both in the same category – for Best Choral Performance:
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir CD “Baltic Runes”, conductor Paul Hillier (Harmonia Mundi), recorded in Methodist Church Tallinn on February 2008.
Frank Martin “Golgotha”, conductor Daniel Reuss with Judith Gauthier, Marianne Beate Kielland, Adrian Thompson, Mattijs Van De Woerd & Konstantin Wolff (Harmonia Mundi), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Cappella Amsterdam and Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir. The double CD was recorded in Estonian Concert Hall April 2009.
Both CD are nominated in several other classical music radio station and music magazine lists’ for “Best record of 2010”.
53rd Annual Grammy Awards will be given out on February 13th 2011.