SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY’S SFS MEDIA RECORDINGS NOMINATED FOR TWO 2021 GRAMMY AWARDS
BEST ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE FOR COPLAND SYMPHONY NO. 3 AND
BEST CLASSICAL COMPENDIUM FOR MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS’ OWN MEDITATIONS ON RILKE AND DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—The San Francisco Symphony’s live-concert recordings on the Orchestra’s in-house SFS Media Label have been nominated for two 2021 Grammy® Awards. The SFS Media recording of Copland Symphony No. 3 with Music Director Laureate Michael Tilson Thomas has been nominated in the category of Best Orchestral Performance. The SFS Media recording of Michael Tilson Thomas’ own compositions, featuring his earliest and most recent works for orchestra and voice, From the Diary of Anne Frank & Meditations on Rilke, featuring Isabel Leonard, Sasha Cooke, and Ryan McKinny, has been nominated in the category of Best Classical Compendium.
These are the 23rd and 24th Grammy nomination for the San Francisco Symphony; the Orchestra has won 15 Grammy Awards, eight since launching the in-house SFS Media label in 2001. The 63rd annual Grammy Awards will broadcast on CBS Television Network at 8pm EST/pm PST on Sunday, January 31.