Audio Producer


Grammy Nominations 2016
December 12, 2016
Shadow of Sirius (Jerry Junkin & The University of Texas Wind Ensemble) , Fitelberg: Chamber Works, ates: Anthology of Fantastic Zoology (Riccardo Muti & Chicago Symphony)

59th Grammy Award Nominations!!
Producer of the year, classical: David Frost
Albums associated with classical producer of the year:
Bates: Anthology of Fantastic Zoology (Riccardo Muti & Chicago Symphony)
Schoenberg: Kol Nidre; Shostakovich: Suite on Verses of Michelangelo (Ildar Abdrazakov, Alberto Mizrahi, Riccardo Muti & Chicago Symphony and Chorus)
Brahms and Dvorak Serenades (Boston Symphony Chamber Players)
Bach: The Cello Suites According to Anna Magdalena (Matt Haimovitz)
Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Vol. 5 (Jonathan Biss)
Shadow of Sirius (Jerry Junkin & The University of Texas Wind Ensemble)
Overtures to Bach (Matt Haimovitz)
Fitelberg: Chamber Works (ARC Ensemble)
Ispirare (Melia Watras)
Holiday Harmonies - Songs of Christmas (Jamie Barton, Judith Clurman & Essential Voices USA)
Best engineered album, classical - Shadow of Sirius (Jerry Junkin & The University of Texas Wind Ensemble) Silas Brown and David Frost
Best chamber music/small ensemble performance - Fitelberg: Chamber Works (ARC Ensemble) ARC Ensemble
Best contemporary classical composition - Bates: Anthology of Fantastic Zoology (Riccardo Muti & Chicago Symphony) Mason Bates

Fairouz "Follow, Poet" release date Jan. 27, 2015
January 22, 2015

Deutsche Grammophon will release "Follow, Poet", an album of music by Mohammed Fairouz featuring mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey, percussionist Mike Truesdell, poet Paul Muldoon, the LPR ensemble and conductor Evan Rogister. Release date January 27, 2015.

57th Grammy Nominations!
December 12, 2014
Nominated for Best Engineered Album, classical, Nominated for Best Classical Instrumental Solo

Riccardo Muti Conducts Mason Bates and Anna Clyne is nominated for Best Engineered Album, classical and Daniil Trifonov - The Carnegie Recital is nominated for Best Classical Instrumental Solo.

Renée Fleming "Christmas in New York"
November 9, 2014

David produced Renée Fleming's Christmas in New York with guest artists Wynton Marsalis, Kelli O'Hara, Kurt Elling, Gregory Porter, Rufus Wainwright and Chris Botti. 

David Frost is the Kevin Bacon of Classical Music
November 9, 2014

In the fall issue of Grammy Magazine David was included in a list of the biggest winners of Grammy Awards in the 21st century. Read why he was compared to Kevin Bacon.

Muti conducts Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet"
November 9, 2014

David with engineers Tim Martyn and Charlie Post in the CSO's new control room recording Romeo and Juliet. The album was released in October 2014.

Maria Schneider's "Winter Morning Walks"
September 30, 2012

David Frost wins for Classical Producer of the Year and Maria Schneider's "Winter Morning Walks" wins three Awards at the 56th Grammy Awards, including Best Classical Vocal Solo (Dawn Upshaw), Best Classical Engineered Album (David Frost, Tim Martyn and Brian Losch) and Best Classical Composition (Maria Schneider). "Winter Morning Walks" with settings of the poetry of Ted Kooser, and "Carlos Drummond de Andrade Stories" were both written for Dawn Upshaw and recorded by Dawn Upshaw, the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.

Otello with Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
October 27, 2013
Image Credit:
Todd Rosenberg

In September 2013, CSO Resound released the complete Otello, with Riccardo Muti condcuting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Soloists include Aleksandrs Antonenko, Krassimira Stoyanova and Carlo Guelfi. 

"Guilty Pleasures" with Renée Fleming
August 9, 2012

"Guilty Pleasures" was released in September 2013 by Decca. 

Jonathan Biss Beethoven Sonatas
October 27, 2013
Image Credit:
David Frost

David continues to produce the complete Beethoven Piano Sonatas with Jonathan Biss for Onyx. Volume three will be released in January 2014.