For the award “Grammy” in the category “Best classical solo album” nominated soloist of the Mariinsky theatre Anna Netrebko. She is nominated for album of Verismo (“Realism” in Italian).
the Album was recorded with the Symphony orchestra of the National Academy of St. Cecilia in Rome under the control of a British conductor of Italian origin Antonio Pappano, reports TASS.
the disc contains arias from “Tosca” and “Manon Lescaut” by Giacomo Puccini, “Pagliacci”, Ruggero Leoncavallo, of “Madame butterfly”, “Turandot”, “mefistofele,” Arrigo Boito, “adriana Lecouvreur” by Francesco Cilea, “Andrea Chenier”, Umberto Giordano, “Wally” Alfredo Catalani and “La Gioconda” Ponchielli Amilcare.
the Ceremony of announcement of nominees for Grammy awards in new York was led by singer Meghan Trainor.
In the battle for the “Golden Grammophon” Anna Netrebko in the 2016 four competitors. Is a French singer Sabine Devel with the album Mozart: The Sisters Veber, Czech singer Magdalena Kozena album Monteverdi, the German singer Dorothea, Reshman and her album Schumann & Berg and British Opera and chamber singer Ian Bostridge with Shakespeare Songs.
in addition, two nominations for a Grammy — “Best band performance” and “Best technical recording of the classic album,” claims the album Shostakovich: under Stalin’s shadow – Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 &9 recorded with the Boston Symphony orchestra conducted by the Latvian conductor Andris Nelsons.
In 2016, the Grammys claim 21 thousand works made in the period 1 October 2015 to 30 September 2016. 13 thousand people took part in the vote on the nomination of the nominees in 84 categories of the award.
59th awards ceremony will be held on 12 February 2017 in Los Angeles.