Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Pianist Terrence Wilson Nominated for Grammy: 'Best Instrumental Soloist with Orchestra'

[Michael Daugherty Metropolis Symphony, Deus ex Machina; Terrence Wilson, pianist; Nashville Symphony; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Naxos 8.559635 (2009)]

AfriClassical has frequently written about the pianist Terrence Wilson, including his performance of the Michael Daugherty piano concerto Deus Ex Machina. The Naxos CD including that performance has received 5 Grammy Nominations, including “Best Instrumental Soloist with Orchestra (Terrence Wilson, piano).”

“Michael Daugherty's Metropolis Symphony and Deus Ex Machina, with Giancarlo Guerrero conducting the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, led the way with nominations in five categories -- Best Classical Album, Best Orchestral Performance, Best Instrumental Soloist with Orchestra (Terrence Wilson, piano), Best Classical Composition (Deus Ex Machina) and Best Engineered Classical Album (Mark Donahue, John Hill and Dirk Sobotka).”

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