The Crossing Wins 2018 Best Choral Performance Grammy

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The 2018 Grammy for Best Choral Performance goes to Philadelphia new music chamber choir The Crossing for The Fifth Century, featuring the music of the English composer Gavin Bryars (b 1943).

Bryars: The Fifth Century — Donald Nally, conductor (PRISM Quartet; The Crossing)

Other nominees:
Handel: Messiah — Andrew Davis, conductor; Noel Edison, chorus master (Elizabeth DeShong, John Relyea, Andrew Staples & Erin Wall; Toronto Symphony Orchestra; Toronto Mendelssohn Choir)
Mansurian: Requiem — Alexander Liebreich, conductor; Florian Helgath, chorus master (Anja Petersen & Andrew Redmond; Münchener Kammerorchester; RIAS Kammerchor)
Music Of the Spheres — Nigel Short, conductor (Tenebrae)
Tyberg: Masses — Brian A. Schmidt, conductor (Christopher Jacobson; South Dakota Chorale)

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