Mahler Symphony No. 8 Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo DudamelIn May 2019, Pacific Chorale had the honor of joining the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Master Chorale, Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, National Children’s Chorus, and eight outstanding soloists all under the baton of conductor Gustavo Dudamel to perform Gustav Mahler’s mammoth Symphony No. 8 in E-flat Major—aptly nicknamed the “Symphony of a Thousand”—as the triumphant climax of the Philharmonic’s centennial year. Read more about it here.


Today, the Recording Academy announced the nominations for the 64th Grammy Awards and Pacific Chorale is proud to join the lineup!

75. Best Engineered Album, Classical

An Engineer’s Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.)

    • Mahler: Symphony No. 8, ‘Symphony Of A Thousand’
      Alexander Lipay & Dmitriy Lipay, engineers; Alexander Lipay & Dmitriy Lipay, mastering engineers (Gustavo Dudamel, Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, Luke McEndarfer, Robert Istad, Grant Gershon, Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, Los Angeles Master Chorale, National Children’s Chorus, Pacific Chorale & Los Angeles Philharmonic)

79. Best Choral Performance

Award to the Conductor, and to the Choral Director and/or Chorus Master where applicable and to the Choral Organization/Ensemble.

    • Mahler: Symphony No. 8, ‘Symphony Of A Thousand’
      Gustavo Dudamel, conductor; Grant Gershon, Robert Istad, Fernando Malvar-Ruiz & Luke McEndarfer, chorus masters (Leah Crocetto, Mihoko Fujimura, Ryan McKinny, Erin Morley, Tamara Mumford, Simon O’Neill, Morris Robinson & Tamara Wilson; Los Angeles Philharmonic; Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, Los Angeles Master Chorale, National Children’s Chorus & Pacific Chorale)


Listen to the recording on Apple Music, Amazon and Spotify.


The GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony will be broadcast at 12:30 p.m. PT/3:30 p.m. ET  live on and the Recording Academy’s YouTube channel.

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