Vaughan Williams: Orchestral Works Featuring the Toronto Symphony Orchestra Receives GRAMMY® Nomination

December 7, 2018

The recording of Vaughan Williams: Piano Concerto; Oboe Concerto; Serenade to Music; Flos Campi featuring the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) received a nomination for a 61st annual GRAMMY® Award in the Best Classical Compendium category.

Released on the prestigious Chandos label in June 2018, this recording celebrates the Orchestra’s renowned principal players and a focus on Canadian soloists, and displays a passion for the music of Vaughan Williams. The recording was captured during acclaimed live performances at Roy Thomson Hall in November 2017.

Featuring TSO soloists—Principal Viola Teng Li and Principal Oboe Sarah Jeffrey—the recording also showcases Canadian pianist Louis Lortie, and singers Carla Huhtanen, Emily D’Angelo, Lawrence Wiliford, Tyler Duncan, and the Elmer Iseler Singers, all under the direction of conductor Peter Oundjian.

Vaughan Williams: Orchestral Works
Soloists | Toronto Symphony Orchestra | Peter Oundjian

Piano Concerto in C*
Serenade to Music#
Concerto in A minor for Oboe҂
Flos Campi+

Artists
Carla Huhtanen | Soprano#
Emily D’Angelo | Mezzo-soprano#
Lawrence Wiliford | Tenor#
Tyler Duncan | Baritone#
Louis Lortie | Piano*
Teng Li | Viola+
Sarah Jeffrey | Oboe҂
Elmer Iseler Singers#+
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Peter Oundjian

The 61st annual GRAMMY® Awards take place on February 10, 2019, in Los Angeles.

Last year, the TSO was nominated for a 2018 GRAMMY® Award along with the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir for the recording of Handel’s Messiah orchestrated and conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, with soloists Elizabeth DeShong, John Relyea, Andrew Staples and Erin Wall.

Vaughan Williams: Orchestral Works (CHAN5201) is available in stores across North America, as well as on iTunes and Apple Music. The recording is also available for streaming on Spotify and for purchase on TSO.CA.

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