Congrats to James Ehnes & Aaron Jay Kernis! #GrammyWinners
Aaron Jay Kernis received the Best Contemporary Classical Composition Grammy for his Violin Concerto, which was co-commissioned by the Dallas Symphony, Seattle Symphony , Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra . The Dallas premiere of the Violin Concerto took place in April 2017, with James Ehnes as soloist and Gustavo Gimeno conducting. This Dallas Symphony commission was funded by the Norma and Don Stone New Music Fund.
Composer Aaron Jay Kernis, violinist James Ehnes, conductor Ludovic Morlot and the Seattle Symphony have been awarded double Grammy accolades – for their 2017 'Kernis Violin Concerto' release.