2019 Grammy Award Winners

Congrats to the 61st Grammy Award winners! For a full list, visit grammy.com, but here are a few of the string-related triumphs:

Best Bluegrass Album

The Travelin’ McCourys by the Travelin’ McCourys (with fiddler Jason Carter and bassist Alan Bartram)

Best Folk Album

All Ashore by the Punch Brothers (with fiddler Gabe Witcher and bassist Paul Kowert)


Best Orchestral Performance

Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 11; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons, cond.

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance

Anderson, Laurie: Landfall; Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet

Best Classical Instrumental Solo

Kernis: Violin Concerto; James Ehnes, violin; Seattle Symphony, Ludovic Morlot, cond.

Best Contemporary Classical Composition

Kernis: Violin Concerto; Aaron Jay Kernis, composer; James Ehnes, violin, Seattle Symphony, Ludovic Morlot, cond.