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Encyclopedia > Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra)

The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra) has been awarded since 1959. From 1967 to 1971 and in 1987 the award was combined with the award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) and awarded as the Grammy Award for Best Classical Performance - Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (with or without orchestra). The Grammy Awards (originally the Gramophone Awards), presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) has been awarded since 1959. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Performance - Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (with or without orchestra) was awarded from 1967 to 1971 and in 1987. ...


The award has had several minor name changes:

  • In 1959 the award was known as Best Classical Performance - Instrumentalist (with concerto scale accompaniment)
  • In 1960 it was awarded as Best Classical Performance - Concerto or Instrumental Soloist (with full orchestral accompaniment)
  • In 1961 it was awarded as Best Classical Performance - Concerto or Instrumental Soloist
  • In 1962 it was awarded as Best Classical Performance - Instrumental Soloist (with orchestra)
  • From 1963 to 1964 it was awarded as Best Classical Performance - Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (with orchestra)
  • In 1965 it was awarded as Best Performance - Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (with orchestra)
  • From 1966 to 1991 and in 1994 it was awarded as Best Classical Performance - Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (with orchestra) (or very a similar equivalent)
  • In 1992 it was awarded as Best Instrumental Soloist With Orchestra
  • In 1993 it was awarded as Best Classical Performance - Instrumental Solo With Orchestra
  • From 1995 to the present it has been awarded as Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra)

Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.

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2000s

The 47th Grammy Awards were held on February 13, 2005 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. ... Andr Previn (born April 6, 1929) is a prominent pianist, orchestral conductor, and composer. ... Anne-Sophie Mutter (born June 29, 1963) is a German violinist. ... André Previn (born April 6, 1930)¹ is a prominent pianist, orchestral conductor, and composer. ... The Boston Symphony Orchestra is one of the worlds most renowned orchestras. ... The London Symphony Orchestra (frequently abbreviated to LSO) is one of the major orchestras of the United Kingdom. ... The 46th Grammy Awards were held on the February 8, 2004. ... Mstislav Rostropovich Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich (Мстисла́в Леопо́льдович Ростропо́вич) (born March 27, 1927) is a Russian cellist and conductor, considered to be one of the greatest living cellists. ... Maxim Vengerov (born August 20, 1974 in the Siberian Federal District capital, Novosibirsk) is a Russian violinist. ... Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten (November 22, 1913 – December 4, 1976) was a British composer and pianist. ... William Turner Walton (March 29, 1902–March 8, 1983) was a British composer influenced by the works of Stravinsky, Sibelius and the jazz genre. ... The London Symphony Orchestra (frequently abbreviated to LSO) is one of the major orchestras of the United Kingdom. ... The 45th Grammy Awards were held on February 23, 2003. ... Richard King(July 10, 1824-April 14, 1885) was the founder of the King Ranch in South Texas, which at the time of his death in 1885 encompassed over 600,000 acres. ... Sir Neville Marriner (born April 15, 1924) is a conductor and violinist. ... Hilary Hahn (born November 27, 1979 in Lexington, Virginia) is an American Grammy-winning violinist. ... The Academy of St. ... Johannes Brahms (May 7, 1833 – April 3, 1897) was a German composer of Romantic music, who predominantly lived in Vienna, Austria. ... Igor Fyodorovitch Stravinsky (Russian: ) (June 17, 1882 – April 6, 1971) was a Russian-American composer of modern classical music. ... The 44th Grammy Awards were held on February 27, 2002. ... Eberhard Sengpiel is a multiple Grammy award-winning sound engineer. ... Daniel Barenboim Daniel Barenboim (born November 15, 1942) is an Argentinean-Israeli pianist and conductor. ... Alex Klein is an oboist who began his musical studies in his native Brazil at the age of nine, and made his solo orchestral debut the following year. ... The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, based in Chicago, Illinois, is one of the leading orchestras in the world. ... Richard Strauss (June 11, 1864 – September 8, 1949) was a German composer of the late Romantic era, particularly noted for his tone poems and operas. ... The 43rd Grammy Awards were held on February 21, 2001. ... Sir Roger Arthur Carver Norrington (born March 16, 1934) is a British conductor best known for performances of Baroque, Classical and Romantic music using period instruments and period style. ... Joshua Bell Joshua Bell (born December 9, 1967) is an American violinist. ... The London Philharmonic Orchestra (frequently abbreviated to LPO), based in London, is one of the major orchestras of the United Kingdom. ... Nicholas Maw (born 1935) is a British composer. ... The 42nd Grammy Awards were held on February 23, 2000. ... Charles Édouard Dutoit (born October 7, 1939) is a conductor. ... Martha Argerich Martha Argerich (born June 5, 1941) is a pianist of Argentinian origin. ... The Orchestre symphonique de Montreal (Montreal Symphony Orchestra) is a major Quebec orchestra. ... Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (Russian: ) (April 271, 1891 – March 5, 1953) was a Russian composer who mastered numerous musical genres and came to be admired as one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. ... Béla Viktor János Bartók (March 25, 1881 – September 26, 1945) was a composer, pianist and collector of East European folk music. ...

1990s

The 41st Grammy Awards were held on February 24, 1999. ... Photograph of Krzysztof Penderecki. ... Anne-Sophie Mutter (born June 29, 1963) is a German violinist. ... The London Symphony Orchestra (frequently abbreviated to LSO) is one of the major orchestras of the United Kingdom. ... The 40th Grammy Awards were held on February 25, 1998. ... David Zinman (born New York, 10 July 1936) is an American conductor. ... Album cover Yo-Yo Ma (Chinese: 馬友友; pinyin: ) (born October 7, 1955) is a world-famous French-Chinese-American cellist. ... The Philadelphia Orchestra, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is one of the Big Five symphony orchestras in the United States and usually considered among the finest in the world. ... Richard Danielpour (born 28 January 1956 in New York) is an American composer. ... The 39th Grammy Awards were held on February 26, 1997. ... Esa-Pekka Salonen (born June 30, 1958) is a prominent Finnish orchestral conductor and composer. ... Yefim Bronfman (born April 10, 1958) is a Russian-born Israeli pianist. ... The Los Angeles Philharmonic is an orchestra based in Los Angeles, California, USA. From 1964 to 2003, the orchestra played its concerts in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the Los Angeles Music Center. ... Béla Viktor János Bartók (March 25, 1881 – September 26, 1945) was a composer, pianist and collector of East European folk music. ... The 38th Grammy Awards were held on February 28, 1996. ... Seiji Ozawa (born September 1, 1935) is a Japanese conductor. ... Itzhak Perlman Itzhak Perlman (born August 31, 1945) is an Israeli violinist and teacher. ... The Boston Symphony Orchestra is one of the worlds most renowned orchestras. ... Bernstein with conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, at 1974 Charles Ives Centenary Concert in Danbury, Connecticut. ... Samuel Barber, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1944 Samuel Osborne Barber (March 9, 1910 – January 23, 1981) was an American composer of classical music best known for his Adagio for Strings. ... Lukas Foss (born August 15, 1922 in Berlin, Germany) is an American composer and conductor. ... The 37th Grammy Awards were held in 1995. ... David Zinman (born New York, 10 July 1936) is an American conductor. ... Album cover Yo-Yo Ma (Chinese: 馬友友; pinyin: ) (born October 7, 1955) is a world-famous French-Chinese-American cellist. ... Béla Viktor János Bartók (March 25, 1881 – September 26, 1945) was a composer, pianist and collector of East European folk music. ... See also Ernst Bloch the philosopher. ... The 36th Grammy Awards were held in 1994. ... James Levine (born June 23, 1943) is an American orchestral conductor and pianist. ... Anne-Sophie Mutter (born June 29, 1963) is a German violinist. ... The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, based in Chicago, Illinois, is one of the leading orchestras in the world. ... Alban Maria Johannes Berg (February 9, 1885 – December 24, 1935) was an Austrian composer. ... Wolfgang Rihm (b. ... The 35th Grammy Awards were held in 1993. ... Lorin Varencove Maazel (born March 6, 1930) is a conductor, violinist and composer. ... Album cover Yo-Yo Ma (Chinese: 馬友友; pinyin: ) (born October 7, 1955) is a world-famous French-Chinese-American cellist. ... The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is one of the major orchestras in the United States. ... Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (Russian: ) (April 271, 1891 – March 5, 1953) was a Russian composer who mastered numerous musical genres and came to be admired as one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. ... Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky   listen? (Russian: , sometimes transliterated as Piotr, Anglicised as Peter Ilich), (May 7, 1840 – November 6, 1893 (N.S.); April 25, 1840 – October 25, 1893 (O.S.)) was a Russian composer of the Romantic era. ... The 34th Grammy Awards were held in 1992. ... Leonard Slatkin (born September 1, 1944) is an American conductor. ... John Moses Browning (January 21, 1855–November 26, 1926), born in Ogden, Utah, was an American firearms designer who developed many varieties of weapons which were used in the U.S. military for decades in the 20th century. ... The Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO) was founded in 1880, making it the second oldest symphony in the United States after the New York Philharmonic. ... Samuel Barber, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1944 Samuel Osborne Barber (March 9, 1910 – January 23, 1981) was an American composer of classical music best known for his Adagio for Strings. ... The 33rd Grammy Awards were held in 1991. ... Zubin Mehta (born April 29, 1936) is a Indian-born American conductor of European classical music. ... Itzhak Perlman Itzhak Perlman (born August 31, 1945) is an Israeli violinist and teacher. ... The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) is the leading symphony orchestra in Israel, and one of the top orchestras in the world. ... Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich   listen? (Russian: ) (September 25, 1906 – August 9, 1975) was a Russian composer of the Soviet period. ... Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov (or Glazounov) (August 10, 1865 – March 21, 1936) was a Russian composer, as well as an influential music teacher. ... The 32nd Grammy Awards were held in 1990. ... David Zinman (born New York, 10 July 1936) is an American conductor. ... Album cover Yo-Yo Ma (Chinese: 馬友友; pinyin: ) (born October 7, 1955) is a world-famous French-Chinese-American cellist. ... The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) is an American orchestra based in Baltimore, Maryland. ... Samuel Barber, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1944 Samuel Osborne Barber (March 9, 1910 – January 23, 1981) was an American composer of classical music best known for his Adagio for Strings. ... Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten (November 22, 1913 – December 4, 1976) was a British composer, conductor and pianist. ...

1980s

The 31st Grammy Awards were held in 1989. ... Carlo Maria Giulini (May 9, 1914 – June 14, 2005) was an Italian conductor. ... Vladimir Horowitz (ru: Владимир Самойлович Горовиц) (October 1, 1903 – November 5, 1989) was a classical pianist. ... W. A. Mozart, 1790 portrait by Johann Georg Edlinger Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) is among the most popular, significant and influential composers of European classical music. ... The 30th Grammy Awards were held in 1988. ... James Levine (born June 23, 1943) is an American orchestral conductor and pianist. ... Itzhak Perlman Itzhak Perlman (born August 31, 1945) is an Israeli violinist and teacher. ... The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (in German: Wiener Philharmoniker) is the best known orchestra in Austria and one of Europes major ensembles. ... W. A. Mozart, 1790 portrait by Johann Georg Edlinger Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) is among the most popular, significant and influential composers of European classical music. ... The 28th Grammy Awards were held in 1986. ... Andr Previn (born April 6, 1929) is a prominent pianist, orchestral conductor, and composer. ... Album cover Yo-Yo Ma (Chinese: 馬友友; pinyin: ) (born October 7, 1955) is a world-famous French-Chinese-American cellist. ... The London Symphony Orchestra (frequently abbreviated to LSO) is one of the major orchestras of the United Kingdom. ... Sir Edward Elgar Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO (2 June 1857 â€“ 23 February 1934) was an English composer, born in the small village of Lower Broadheath outside Worcester, Worcestershire, to William Elgar, a piano tuner and music dealer, and his wife Ann. ... William Turner Walton (March 29, 1902–March 8, 1983) was a British composer influenced by the works of Stravinsky, Sibelius and the jazz genre. ... The 27th Grammy Awards were held in 1985, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Raymond John Leppard (born August 1, 1927) is a well-known British conductor and harpsichordist. ... // Wynton Marsalis Wynton Marsalis (born October 18, 1961) is an American trumpeter and composer. ... The English Chamber Orchestra is a small (hence chamber) orchestra based in London. ... George Frideric Handel (German Georg Friedrich Händel), (February 23, 1685 – April 14, 1759) was a German Baroque music composer who lived much of his life in England. ... Henry Purcell (IPA: ; September 10 (?), 1659 (?)–November 21, 1695), a Baroque composer, is generally considered to be one of Englands greatest composers — indeed, he has often been called Englands finest native composer. ... Giuseppe Torelli (Verona, April 22, 1658 - Bologna, February 8, 1709) was an Italian composer and violinist, most remembered for his concerti grossi (Op. ... Johann Friedrich Fasch (April 15, 1688 – December 5, 1758) was a German composer. ... The 26th Grammy Awards were held in 1984, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Raymond John Leppard (born August 1, 1927) is a well-known British conductor and harpsichordist. ... // Wynton Marsalis Wynton Marsalis (born October 18, 1961) is an American trumpeter and composer. ... Franz Joseph Haydn, (March 31 or April 1, 1732 – May 31, 1809) was a leading composer of the Classical period, called the Father of the Symphony and Father of the String Quartet. Although he has come to be popularly known as Franz Joseph Haydn (with many published scores and recordings... Johann Georg Leopold Mozart (November 14, 1719 – May 28, 1787) was a composer, music teacher and violinist. ... Johann Nepomuk Hummel Johann Nepomuk Hummel or Jan Nepomuk Hummel (14 November 1778 – 17 October 1837) was an Austrian composer and virtuoso pianist of Slovak origin. ... The 25th Grammy Awards were held in 1983. ... Daniel Barenboim Daniel Barenboim (born November 15, 1942) is an Argentinean-Israeli pianist and conductor. ... Itzhak Perlman Itzhak Perlman (born August 31, 1945) is an Israeli violinist and teacher. ... The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, based in Chicago, Illinois, is one of the leading orchestras in the world. ... Sir Edward Elgar Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO (2 June 1857 â€“ 23 February 1934) was an English composer, born in the small village of Lower Broadheath outside Worcester, Worcestershire, to William Elgar, a piano tuner and music dealer, and his wife Ann. ... The 24th Grammy Awards were held in 1982, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Zubin Mehta (born April 29, 1936) is a Indian-born American conductor of European classical music. ... Itzhak Perlman Itzhak Perlman (born August 31, 1945) is an Israeli violinist and teacher. ... Isaac Stern (July 21, 1920 – September 22, 2001) was a violinist, widely considered one of the finest of the twentieth century. ... Pinchas Zukerman Pinchas Zukerman (born July 16, 1948) is a noted Israeli violinist, violist and conductor who was appointed Music Director of Ottawas National Arts Centre Orchestra in April, 1998. ... The New York Philharmonic is an American orchestra based in New York City. ... The 23rd Grammy Awards were held in 1981, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Bernard Johan Herman Haitink (born March 4, Dutch conductor. ... Itzhak Perlman Itzhak Perlman (born August 31, 1945) is an Israeli violinist and teacher. ... Mstislav Rostropovich Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich (Мстисла́в Леопо́льдович Ростропо́вич) (born March 27, 1927) is a Russian cellist and conductor, considered to be one of the greatest living cellists. ... The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest in Dutch) is the best known and most respected orchestra in the Netherlands, and is generally considered to be among the worlds finest. ... Johannes Brahms (May 7, 1833 – April 3, 1897) was a German composer of Romantic music, who predominantly lived in Vienna, Austria. ... Seiji Ozawa (born September 1, 1935) is a Japanese conductor. ... Itzhak Perlman Itzhak Perlman (born August 31, 1945) is an Israeli violinist and teacher. ... The Boston Symphony Orchestra is one of the worlds most renowned orchestras. ... Alban Maria Johannes Berg (February 9, 1885 – December 24, 1935) was an Austrian composer. ... Igor Fyodorovitch Stravinsky (Russian: ) (June 17, 1882 – April 6, 1971) was a Russian-American composer of modern classical music. ... The 22nd Grammy Awards were held in 1980, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Claudio Abbado (born June 26, 1933) is a noted Italian conductor. ... Maurizio Pollini Maurizio Pollini (born January 5, 1942) is an Italian pianist. ... The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, based in Chicago, Illinois, is one of the leading orchestras in the world. ... Béla Viktor János Bartók (March 25, 1881 – September 26, 1945) was a composer, pianist and collector of East European folk music. ...

1970s

The 21st Grammy Awards were held in 1979, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Eugene Ormandy (November 18, 1899 – March 12, 1985) was a conductor and violinist. ... Vladimir Horowitz (ru: Владимир Самойлович Горовиц) (October 1, 1903 – November 5, 1989) was a classical pianist. ... The New York Philharmonic is an American orchestra based in New York City. ... Rachmaninoff, from a 1921 Victor advertisement Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (April 1, 1873 – March 28, 1943) was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. ... The 20th Grammy Awards were held in 1978, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Itzhak Perlman Itzhak Perlman (born August 31, 1945) is an Israeli violinist and teacher. ... The London Philharmonic Orchestra (frequently abbreviated to LPO), based in London, is one of the major orchestras of the United Kingdom. ... Antonio Vivaldi Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (March 4, 1678, Venice – July 28, 1741, Vienna), nicknamed Il Prete Rosso, meaning The Red Priest, was an Italian priest and baroque music composer. ... The 19th Grammy Awards were held in 1977, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Daniel Barenboim Daniel Barenboim (born November 15, 1942) is an Argentinean-Israeli pianist and conductor. ... Arthur Rubinstein photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1937 Arthur Rubinstein (January 28, 1887 – December 20, 1982) was a famous Polish-American pianist, best known for his performances of Chopin and his championing of Spanish music. ... The London Philharmonic Orchestra (frequently abbreviated to LPO), based in London, is one of the major orchestras of the United Kingdom. ... Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized December 17, 1770; died March 26, 1827) was a German composer of classical music, who predominantly lived in Vienna, Austria. ... The 18th Grammy Awards were held in 1976, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos (born September 15, 1933 in Burgos) is a Spanish conductor. ... Alicia de Larrocha is considered one of the greatest pianists of her generation. ... The London Philharmonic Orchestra (frequently abbreviated to LPO), based in London, is one of the major orchestras of the United Kingdom. ... Joseph-Maurice Ravel (March 7, 1875 – December 28, 1937) was a French composer and pianist, best known for his orchestral work, Boléro, and his famous 1922 orchestral arrangement of Modest Mussorgskys Pictures at an Exhibition. ... Portrait with oils of Gabriel Fauré by John Singer Sargent, about 1889 (in the Paris Museum of Music) Gabriel Urbain Fauré (May 12, 1845 – November 4, 1924) was a French composer. ... The 17th Grammy Awards were held in 1975, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Maxim Dmitrievich Shostakovich (born May 10, 1938) is a Russian conductor and pianist. ... David Fiodorovich Oistrakh (Russian: Давид Фёдорович Ойстрах; September 30, 1908 – October 24, 1974) was a Jewish Soviet Ukrainian violinist who made many recordings, and was the dedicatee of numerous violin works. ... The Philharmonia is an orchestra based in London. ... Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich   listen? (Russian: ) (September 25, 1906 – August 9, 1975) was a Russian composer of the Soviet period. ... The 16th Grammy Awards were held in 1974, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Sir Georg Solti (October 21, 1912 - September 5, 1997) was a well-known orchestral and operatic conductor, who was still actively engaged in performing right up until his death. ... Vladimir Ashkenazy Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazy (sometimes transliterated Ashkenazi) (Russian: Влади́мир А́шкенази) (born July 6, 1937), is a conductor and pianist. ... The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, based in Chicago, Illinois, is one of the leading orchestras in the world. ... Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized December 17, 1770; died March 26, 1827) was a German composer of classical music, who predominantly lived in Vienna, Austria. ... The 15th Grammy Awards were held in 1973, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Eugene Ormandy (November 18, 1899 – March 12, 1985) was a conductor and violinist. ... Arthur Rubinstein photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1937 Arthur Rubinstein (January 28, 1887 – December 20, 1982) was a famous Polish-American pianist, best known for his performances of Chopin and his championing of Spanish music. ... The Philadelphia Orchestra, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is one of the Big Five symphony orchestras in the United States and usually considered among the finest in the world. ... Johannes Brahms (May 7, 1833 – April 3, 1897) was a German composer of Romantic music, who predominantly lived in Vienna, Austria. ... The Piano Concerto No. ... The 14th Grammy Awards were held in 1972, and were broadcast live on television in the United States. ... Andr Previn (born April 6, 1929) is a prominent pianist, orchestral conductor, and composer. ... Julian Bream (born July 15, 1933) is a British guitarist and lutenist. ... The London Symphony Orchestra (frequently abbreviated to LSO) is one of the major orchestras of the United Kingdom. ... Heitor Villa-Lobos (March 5, 1887 - November 17, 1959) was a Brazilian composer. ...

1960s

The 8th Grammy Awards were held in 1966. ... Erich Leinsdorf (February 4, 1912 - September 11, 1993) was a conductor. ... Arthur Rubinstein photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1937 Arthur Rubinstein (January 28, 1887 – December 20, 1982) was a famous Polish-American pianist, best known for his performances of Chopin and his championing of Spanish music. ... The Boston Symphony Orchestra is one of the worlds most renowned orchestras. ... Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized December 17, 1770; died March 26, 1827) was a German composer of classical music, who predominantly lived in Vienna, Austria. ... The 7th Grammy Awards were held in 1965. ... Eugene Ormandy (November 18, 1899 – March 12, 1985) was a conductor and violinist. ... Isaac Stern (July 21, 1920 – September 22, 2001) was a violinist, widely considered one of the finest of the twentieth century. ... The Philadelphia Orchestra, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is one of the Big Five symphony orchestras in the United States and usually considered among the finest in the world. ... Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (Russian: ) (April 271, 1891 – March 5, 1953) was a Russian composer who mastered numerous musical genres and came to be admired as one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. ... The 6th Grammy Awards were held in 1964. ... Erich Leinsdorf (February 4, 1912 - September 11, 1993) was a conductor. ... Arthur Rubinstein photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1937 Arthur Rubinstein (January 28, 1887 – December 20, 1982) was a famous Polish-American pianist, best known for his performances of Chopin and his championing of Spanish music. ... The Boston Symphony Orchestra is one of the worlds most renowned orchestras. ... Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky   listen? (Russian: , sometimes transliterated as Piotr, Anglicised as Peter Ilich), (May 7, 1840 – November 6, 1893 (N.S.); April 25, 1840 – October 25, 1893 (O.S.)) was a Russian composer of the Romantic era. ... The 5th Grammy Awards were held in 1963. ... Igor Fyodorovitch Stravinsky (Russian: ) (June 17, 1882 – April 6, 1971) was a Russian-American composer of modern classical music. ... Isaac Stern (July 21, 1920 – September 22, 2001) was a violinist, widely considered one of the finest of the twentieth century. ... The Columbia Symphony Orchestra is, (or was) an orchestra formed by the recording company Columbia, and provided a vehicle for some of their better known recording artists, with perhaps the most important contributions made by the conductor Bruno Walter, who made recordings of Beethoven and Mozart symphonies, amongst others, with... The 4th Grammy Awards were held in 1962. ... Eugene Ormandy (November 18, 1899 – March 12, 1985) was a conductor and violinist. ... Isaac Stern (July 21, 1920 – September 22, 2001) was a violinist, widely considered one of the finest of the twentieth century. ... The Philadelphia Orchestra, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is one of the Big Five symphony orchestras in the United States and usually considered among the finest in the world. ... Béla Viktor János Bartók (March 25, 1881 – September 26, 1945) was a composer, pianist and collector of East European folk music. ... The 3rd Grammy Awards were held in 1961. ... Erich Leinsdorf (February 4, 1912 - September 11, 1993) was a conductor. ... Sviatoslav Teofilovich Richter (Святосла́в Теофи́лович Ри́хтер) (March 20, 1915 – August 1, 1997) was a Soviet pianist of German extraction. ... The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, based in Chicago, Illinois, is one of the leading orchestras in the world. ... Johannes Brahms Johannes Brahms (May 7, 1833 – April 3, 1897) was a German composer of classical music. ... The 2nd Grammy Awards were held in 1960. ... Kiril Petrovich Kondrashin (March 6, 1914 – March 7, 1981) was a conductor. ... Cliburn playing in the final round of the First International Tchaikovskys Piano Competition Van Cliburn (born July 12, 1934) is an American pianist who achieved worldwide recognition in 1958 when, at the age of 23, he won the first quadrennial International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow, at the height... Rachmaninoff, from a 1921 Victor advertisement Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (April 1, 1873 – March 28, 1943) was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. ...

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