Guitarist Slava Grigoryan won the Award for Best Classical Album, for Bach Cello Suites Volume I.
ABC Music’s labels have received 14 nominations across the Classical, Soundtrack, World, Jazz, Comedy and Engineer categories at the 2017 ARIAs. ABC Classics makes a clean sweep with all five nominations for Best Classical Album.
Guitarist Slava Grigoryan is the most nominated artist across all labels, with four albums in three categories. James Morrison receives two nominations for Best Jazz, whilst Kate Miller-Heidke’s live album with the Sydney Symphony is nominated for Best Classical and Best Engineer. Other nominees include pianists Jayson Gillham and Tamara-Anna Cislowska, the Melbourne Ska Orchestra and Australian String Quartet, and, in Best Comedy, Buddy Goode and the late John Clarke. The original soundtracks for Ali’s Wedding (Nigel Westlake, Sydney Symphony Orchestra) and Mountain (Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti) are also nominated.
The winners will be announced at a ceremony at the Art Gallery of NSW on Tuesday 10 October.
ARIA 2017 FINE ARTS AND ARTISAN AWARDS – ABC NOMINATIONS
ARIA AWARD FOR BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM
Jayson Gillham / Melbourne Symphony Orchestra / Benjamin Northey – Medtner Piano Concerto No.1 | Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.2 [ABC Classics]
Kate Miller-Heidke / Sydney Symphony Orchestra / Benjamin Northey– Kate Miller-Heidke Live with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra [ABC Music]
Slava Grigoryan– Bach Cello Suites Volume I [ABC Classics]
Slava and Leonard Grigoryan– Songs Without Words [ABC Classics]
Tamara-Anna Cislowska– Unsent Love Letters: Meditations on Erik Satie by Elena Kats-Chernin[ABC Classics]
ARIA AWARD FOR BEST JAZZ ALBUM
James Morrison / Harry Morrison / William Morrison / BBC Concert Orchestra / Keith Lockhart– The Great American Songbook [ABC Jazz]
James Morrison / James Morrison Academy Jazz Orchestra– James Morrison with his Academy Jazz Orchestra [ABC Jazz]
ARIA AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
Nigel Westlake / Sydney Symphony Orchestra / Joseph Tawadros / Slava Grigoryan / Lior– Ali’s Wedding Original Soundtrack [ABC Classics]
Australian Chamber Orchestra / Richard Tognetti– Mountain Original Soundtrack [ABC Classics]
ARIA AWARD FOR BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM
Slava Grigoryan / Australian String Quartet– Migration [ABC Classics]
Melbourne Ska Orchestra– Saturn Return [ABC Music]
ARIA AWARD FOR BEST COMEDY ALBUM
John Clarke– Clarke’s Classics [ABC Classics]
Buddy Goode– More Rubbish [ABC Music]
ARIA AWARD FOR BEST ENGINEER
Bob Scott– Kate Miller-Heidke Live with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra [ABC Music]
For further information, please contact:
Toby Chadd | ABC Classics & Jazz | (02) 8333 2853 | email@example.com