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MTT wins at Grammys

Posted at 6:14 AM on February 12, 2007 by John Zech
Filed under: The blog

Michael Tilson Thomas (known to his friends simply as "MTT") and the San Francisco Symphony won Best Classical Album and Best Orchestral Performance grammys last night for their recording of Mahler's 7th Symphony.

Argentinian composer Osvaldo Golijov won Best Opera and Best Contemporary Composition grammys for "Ainadamar: Fountain of Tears."

Other winners included pianist Maurizio Pollini, the late soprano Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, the Emerson String Quartet and baritone Bryn Terfel.

You'll find a complete list at here.