"Divertimenti," Oyvind Gimse, conductor; TrondheimSolistene

"Tan Dun: Pipa Concerto; Hayashi: Viola Concerto; Takemitsu: Nostalgia," Roman Balashov, conductor; Yuri Bashmet; Moscow Soloists (Wu Man)

"Im Wunderschoenen Monat Mai," Reinbert De Leeuw, conductor; Barbara Sukowa; Schoenberg Ensemble

"Monk: Impermanence," Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble

"Spotless Rose: Hymns To The Virgin Mary," Charles Bruffy, conductor; Phoenix Chorale

BEST CLASSICAL VOCAL PERFORMANCE

"Corigliano: Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems Of Bob Dylan," Hila Plitmann (JoAnn Falletta; Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra)

"Fussell, Charles: Wilde," Sanford Sylvan (Gil Rose; Boston Modern Orchestra Project)
"Gomidas Songs," Isabel Bayrakdarian (Eduard Topchjan; Serouj Kradjian; Chamber Players Of The Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra)

"Maria," Cecilia Bartoli (Adam Fischer; Orchestra La Scintilla)

"Terezin: Theresienstadt," Anne Sofie Von Otter (Christian Gerhaher & Daniel Hope; Bengt Forsberg & Gerold Huber)

BEST CLASSICAL CONTEMPORARY COMPOSITION

"Dalbavie: Concerto Pour Flute," Marc-Andre Dalbavie (Peter Eotvos)
   
"Gandolfi: The Garden Of Cosmic Speculation," Michael Gandolfi (Robert Spano)

"Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems Of Bob Dylan," John Corigliano (JoAnn Falletta)

"Violin Concerto No. 2," George Tsontakis (Douglas Boyd)

"Walden, Chris: Symphony No. 1, The Four Elements," Chris Walden (Chris Walden)

BEST CLASSICAL CROSSOVER ALBUM

"Baroque," Gabriela Montero