The Classical Review
Michael Quinn
December 3, 2010

Nominations for the 53rd annual Grammy Awards ceremony have been revealed.

In the 14 categories in which classical recordings are eligible, 30 record labels received a total of 67 nominations between them, with Naxos, with a tally of 11, receiving the most nominations. Attracting six nominations each, Harmonia Mundi and the Winchester, Virgina-based independent Dorian Sono Luminus were the next most successful labels, while Decca was nominated five times.

Orchestra-owned labels were also recognized, with three nominations each for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s CSO-Resound and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, and two for the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra’s RCO Live.

The six classical music producers nominated this year – Blanton Alspaugh, David Frost, Tim Handley, James Mallinson, and collaborators Marina A. Ledin and Victor Ledin – were responsible for 41 recordings between them, with Handley helming 12 in all.

The awards ceremony will be held on February 13, 2011.

Full details are available on the Grammy Awards website.