9 Dec 2015

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra nominated for Grammy

From Morning Report, 8:54 am on 9 December 2015

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra has been nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance.

Singaporean Darrell Ang conducts the recording of the symphony 'Humen 1839' by Chinese composer Zhou Long.

Other nominees are the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, Boston Symphony Orchestra and The Oregon Symphony.

The NZSO has made over 60 recordings for the Naxos label, which have sold more than one million CDs internationally.