Nominations for the 50th Annual Grammy Awards were announced on December 6. The press event was held in Hollywood and was attended by national and international media, as well as key music industry executives.
Following are the nominees in the classical music categories, matching Arnold Schönberg:
• Best Choral Performance - Schönberg: Gurrelieder, Michael Gielen [Haenssler Classic]
• Producer Of The Year, Classical - Marina A. Ledin, Victor Ledin/20th Century Piano Sonatas (Allison Brewster Franzetti) [Naxos]
• Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra) - 20th Century Piano Sonatas (Allison Brewster Franzetti) [Naxos]
• Best Small Ensemble Performance - Mahler: Das Lied Von Der Erde (arranged by Schönberg), The Smithsonian Chamber Players & Santa Fe Pro Musica [Dorian Recordings/ Sono Luminus]