CAMI Artists Win Grammy Awards
March 5, 2002

The 44th Annual Grammy Awards took place February 27, and CAMI is proud to announce that many CAMI artists, or projects including CAMI artists, were honored with Grammy Awards.

Tan Dun won the Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album For Ang Lee's romantic martial arts epic, "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon." The internationally acclaimed classical composer/conductor also won last year's Academy Award for Best Original Score.

The Grammy Award for Best Classical Contemporary Composition was awarded to Christopher Rouse for a track from Rouse: Concert De Gaudi/Tan Dun: Concert For Guitar And Orchestra. Grammy Award-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin collaborated with Tan Dun on this concerto.

The Best Classical Album and Best Opera Recording were awarded to Sir Colin Davis, for Berlioz: Les Troyens. This album features a variety of artists, one of which is CAMI tenor Ben Heppner.

CAMI tenor Michael Schade is featured on Bach: St. Matthew Passion which won the Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance.

Other CAMI artists that were nominated for Grammy Award's include Kent Nagano for Best Orchestral Performance, Giuseppe Sinopoli for Best Opera Recording, featuring tenor Ben Heppner and soprano Deborah Voigt, Giuseppe Sinopoli and Staatskapelle Dresden for Best Choral Performance, featuring mezzo-soprano Ruxandra Donose and soprano Mariana Zvetkova, Tan Dun for Best Song Written For A Motion Picture and for Best Instrumental Composition, and pianist Maurizio Pollini for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra).

Congratulations to all the nominees and winners!

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Composers :: Tan Dun
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