BEST CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL COMPOSITION

“Higdon: Cold Mountain” — Jennifer Higdon, composer; Gene Scheer, librettist (Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Jay Hunter Morris, Emily Fons, Isabel Leonard, Nathan Gunn and the Santa Fe Opera)

BEST OPERA RECORDING

“Higdon: Cold Mountain” — Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor; Emily Fons, Nathan Gunn, Isabel Leonard and Jay Hunter Morris; Elizabeth Ostrow, producer (The Santa Fe Opera Orchestra; Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Program for Singers)

 

2 Grammy Nominations for Cold Mountain! Best Contemporary Classical Composition(Jennifer Higdon, composer; Gene Scheer, librettist) and Best Opera Recording