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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra picks up 2 Grammy wins

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra picked up two Grammy wins. The awards were handed out before Sunday night’s 60th Annual Grammy Awards live broadcast.

The symphony and musical director Manfred Honeck won a Grammy in the Best Orchestral Performance category for their performance of “Shostakovich 5/Barber Adagio.”

Sound engineer Mark Donahue won a Grammy for Best Engineered Classical Album.


According to our media partners TribLIVE, the Pittsburgh Symphony has one other Grammy win. It came in 1992 for its Sony recording with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, conducted by Lorin Maazel, of music by Sergei Prokofiev and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky.