Metropolitan Opera & Julia Bullock Lead Classical Grammy Awards

By Francisco Salazar

During the Grammy’s premiere ceremony, the Academy announced the winners of the Classical Music Grammys.

The award for Best Opera Recording went to Blanchard’s Champion featuring Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Ryan Speedo Green, Latonia Moore, and Eric Owens with David Frost as the producer (The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; The Metropolitan Opera Chorus).

Meanwhile, the Best Choral Performance was awarded to Saariaho’s “Reconnaissance’ with Nils Schweckendiek (Uusinta Ensemble; Helsinki Chamber Choir).

Finally, the Best Classical Solo Vocal Album went to Julia Bullock and Christian Reif for “Walking In The Dark.”