Grammy Award for Best Classical Performance, Operatic or Choral
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|Grammy Award for Best Classical Performance, Operatic or Choral|
|Awarded for||quality classical opera or choral performances|
|Presented by||National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences|
The Grammy Award for Best Classical Performance - Operatic or Choral was awarded in 1959. The equivalent award, Best Classical Performance - Opera Cast or Choral was awarded in 1960. Since 1962 the award has been divided into separate awards for opera and choral performances. See Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording and Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance.
Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.
|1959||Roger Wagner (choir director) & the Roger Wagner Chorale||Virtuoso||
|1959||Erich Leinsdorf (conductor) & the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Soloists: Lisa Della Casa, Rosalind Elias, George London, Roberta Peters, Giorgio Tozzi
|Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro||
- "Grammy Award Nominees 1959 (May) - Grammy Award Winners 1959 (May)". www.awardsandshows.com. Retrieved May 5, 2017.
- "Grammy Award Nominees 1959 - Grammy Award Winners 1959". www.awardsandshows.com. Retrieved May 5, 2017.