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RCM Musicians Honoured with 2021 Juno Award Nominations

RCM Musicians Honoured with 2021 Juno Award Nominations

Published on March 10, 2021

In keeping with tradition, members of The Royal Conservatory community have garnered Juno Award nominations in the double digits – some earning more than one.

Diana Krall
Diana Krall, alumna
Congratulations to the following RCM alumni, Honorary Fellows, and Koerner Hall artists on earning these top accolades.
 
  • Diana Krall (alumna) for This Dream Of You (Vocal Jazz Album of the Year)
  • Laila Biali (Koerner Hall artist) for Out of Dust (Vocal Jazz Album of the Year)
  • Pat Labarbara (Koerner Hall artist) / Kirk MacDonald Quintet for Trane of Thought, Live at the Rex (Jazz Album of the Year: Group)
  • David Foster (alumnus) for Eleven Words (Instrumental Album of the Year) 
  • Bruce Cockburn (Koerner Hall artist) for Crowing Ignites (Instrumental Album of the Year)
  • James Ehnes (co-curator of the Beethoven 250 Festival), Jon Kimura Parker (Honorary Fellow) and Jens Lindeman (alumnus) for Bach & Brahms Reimagined (Classical Album of the Year: Solo or Chamber) 
  • Ensemble Made In Canada (Koerner Hall artists) for MOSAÏQUE (Classical Album of the Year: Solo or Chamber) 
  • James Ehnes (co-curator of the Beethoven 250 Festival) with Andrew Armstrong for Beethoven: Violin Sonotas Nos. 4, 5 & 8 (Classical Album of the Year: Solo or Chamber)
  • Les Violons Du Roy, featuring Charles Richard-Hamelin (Koerner Hall artists) for Mozart: Concertos pour piano / Piano Concertos Nos. 22 & 24 (Classical Album of the Year: Large Ensemble) 
  • Louis Lortie (Koerner Hall artist) with BBC Philharmonic, conducted by Edward Gardner for Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos Nos. 3, 5, & Other Works (Classical Album of the Year: Large Ensemble)
  • Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, with Kraków Philharmonic Choir & Warsaw Boys' Choir, conducted by Kent Nagano (Honorary Fellow) for Penderecki: St. Luke Passion (Classical Album of the Year: Large Ensemble)
  • Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, conducted by Kent Nagano (Honorary Fellow), featuring Andrew Wan for Ginastera - Bernstein - Moussa: Œuvres pour violon et orchestre / Works for Violin and Orchestra (Classical Album of the Year: Large Ensemble) 
  • Erin Wall, Joshua Hopkins (alumnus), Andrew Staples, Toronto Mendelssohn Choir with Toronto Symphony Orchestra (featuring faculty of The Glenn Gould School), conducted by Sir Andrew Davis for Massenet: Thaïs (Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral
  • Barbara Hannigan (Koerner Hall artist) with Ludwig Orchestra for La passione (Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral) 
  • Sarah Slean (alumna) for Sarah Slean and Symphony Nova Scotia (Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral)
  • Karina Gauvin with Pacific Baroque Orchestra  (Koerner Hall artists) conducted by Alexander Weimann for Nuits blanches: Airs d’opéra à la cour de Russie au XVIIe siècle / Opera Arias at the Russian Court of the 18th Century (Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral)
  • OKAN (Koerner Hall artists) for Espiral (World Music Album of the Year)
  • Alexina Louie (alumna) for Take The Dog Sled (Classical Composition of the Year) 
  • Ana Sokolović (Koerner Hall artist) for Commedia Dell'arte (Classical Composition of the Year) 
  • Anna Höstman (Koerner Hall artist) for Harbour (Classical Composition of the Year) 
  • Samy Moussa (Koerner Hall artist) for Violin Concerto "Adrano" (Classical Composition of the Year) 
  • Zosha Di Castri (Koerner Hall artist) for Tachitipo (Classical Composition of the Year) 
The 50th Annual Juno Awards will air on Sunday, May 16 at 7 p.m. ET on CBC.