Yiddishbbuk nominated for two Grammy Awards


EMI Music Canada has its first-ever classical and jazz Grammy nominations


In the long list of EMI/Virgin Grammy nominees announced today were three for classical and jazz discs from EMI Music Canada: Jane Bunnett's Alma de Santiago was nominated for Best Latin Jazz Album, while the St Lawrence String Quartet received two nominations for Yiddishbbuk - Best Chamber Music and Best Classical Contemporary Composition.

Field 27 - Classical
Category 98 - Best Chamber Music Performance
(Award to the Artists.)

* Golijov: Yiddishbbuk
St. Lawrence String Quartet with Mark Dresser, double bass; Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Todd Palmer, clarinet(s); & Ying Quartet [EMI Classics] (72435 57356 2B 1)


Field 27 - Classical
Category 101 - Best Classical Contemporary Composition
(A Composer's Award, for a contemporary classical composition composed within the last 25 years, and released for the first time during the Eligibility Year.)

* Golijov: Yiddishbbuk Inscriptions For String Quartet
Osvaldo Golijov (St. Lawrence String Qt.)
Track from: Golijov: Yiddishbbuk (Last Round; Lullaby And Doina, Etc.)
[EMI Classics] (72435 57356 2B 1)