At last night's ceremony, Grammy Awards went to Yale School of Music faculty composer and alumnus David Lang (DMA, Yale School of Music) and alumnae Sharon Isbin (BA, Yale College; MM, Yale School of Music) and Marin Alsop (BA, Yale College).
The Grammy for Best Small Ensemble Performance was awarded to David Lang's The Little Match Girl Passion, in a Harmonia Mundi recording by Ars Nova Copenhagen & Theatre Of Voices, conducted by Paul Hillier.
Sharon Isbin won the prize for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (Without Orchestra) for her CD Journey To The New World (with Joan Baez & Mark O'Connor) on Sony Classical.
The award for Best Classical Contemporary Composition was given to Jennifer Higdon's Percussion Concerto, in a recording featuring the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Marin Alsop.
View the complete list of classical music Grammy winners here.