We are pleased to announce the following Grammy nominations for Soundmirror projects:
Producer of the Year, Classical: Blanton Alspaugh
Best Engineered Album, Classical: The Ghosts of Versailles – Mark Donahue, Fred Vogler, David Williams
Best Opera Recording: The Ghosts of Versailles
Best Opera Recording: Cold Mountain
Congratulations to our wonderful clients and partners at LA Opera, The Santa Fe Opera, and Pentatone! We have our fingers crossed.
“This major Reference Recordings project is Wuthering Heights‘ first recording and presentationally no corners have been cut. The sound is deep stage and stunning.”
John and Blanton traveled to Saratov, Russia to record a mixed choir of American and Russian singers for the Patriarch Tikhon Russian-American Music Institute. Music by Pavel Chesnokov.
”Recorded over two and a half days most of the sessions took place late at night after Duke’s Campus had gone to sleep to avoid excessive noise and tourist traffic. Producer Blanton Alspaugh, Engineer John Newton, and Organ Curator John Santoianni were superb colleagues to work with over many cups of coffee!”
Our resident photographer, Brandon, took these lovely shots while assisting Dirk on a violin/piano recording with Yevgeny Kutik in Rockport, MA at the beautiful Shalin Liu Performance Center.