Congratulations to Director of Jazz, Rudresh Mahanthappa, who has again been selected the Alto Saxophone winner in the DownBeat International Critics Poll. The August issue of DownBeat,...
Department of Music alumnae Anthony Roth Costanzo '04 and Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen '15, both countertenors, have both been recognized in the 61st GRAMMY Awards.
Costanzo has been nominated in the "Best Classical Solo Vocal Album" category for his debut album "ARC" (Decca Gold Label), a recording pairing works by George Frideric Handel with works by Philip Glass. He also contributed to Jake Heggie's "Great Scott," an album nominated in the Best Contemporary Classical Composition and Producer of the Year (Classical) categories.
Cohen is featured in Kenneth Fuchs': Piano Concerto 'Spiritualist'; Poems of Life; Glacier; Rush, an album nominated in the "Best Classical Compendium" category.
Congratulations to both wonderful artists!
To read more about them, check out this recent Princeton Alumni Weekly article that profiles both musicians.