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2018 Grammys Awarded to Jennifer Higdon's Viola Concerto with Roberto Díaz; Patricia Kopatchinskaja

January 29, 2018, 9:04 AM · The 60th Annual Grammy Awards took place on Sunday night, and one of the big winners in the classical category was the viola, with two Grammys awarded for a recording of Jennifer Higdon's Viola Concerto, performed by violist Roberto Díaz. The piece was co-commissioned by the Library of Congress and the Curtis Institute of Music. Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja also won a Grammy for her recording of "Death and the Maiden" with The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.

2018 Grammy winners

Here is a partial list of Classical Grammy winners, with a link below to find all winners.

Best Contemporary Classical Composition and Best Classical Compendium:

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance

Best Orchestral Performance

BELOW: Listen to the first movement of the Viola Concerto by Jennifer Higdon: Roberto Diaz, viola, with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Giancarlo Guerrero conducting.

Find a list of all Grammy winners and nominees in the classical category and other categories on

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