65th Grammy Award Nominations

November 28, 2022

David has been nominated for three GRAMMY awards this year as producer, with two additional recordings

nominated on which he served as producer!



  • Aucoin: Eurydice Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor; Barry Banks, Nathan Berg, Joshua Hopkins, Erin Morley & Jakub Józef Orliński; David Frost, producer (The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; The Metropolitan Opera Chorus); David Frost, producer
  • Blanchard: Fire Shut Up In My Bones Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor; Angel Blue, Will Liverman, Latonia Moore & Walter Russell III; David Frost, producer (The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; The Metropolitan Opera Chorus); David Frost, producer


  • A Concert For Ukraine Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor; David Frost, producer

Additional Albums Nominated


  • Verdi: Requiem – The Met Remembers 9/11 Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor; Donald Palumbo, chorus master (Michelle DeYoung, Eric Owens, Ailyn Pérez & Matthew Polenzani; The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; The Metropolitan Opera Chorus); David Frost, producer


  • Voice Of Nature – The Anthropocene Renée Fleming, soloist; Yannick Nézet-Séguin, pianist

64th Grammy Award Nominations / 20th GRAMMY award win

December 6, 2021

David has won his 20th GRAMMY award as Producer for “Best Opera Recording” for the Metropolitan Opera’s “Akhnaten” by Philip Glass


  • Glass: Akhnaten Karen Kamensek, conductor; J’Nai Bridges, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Zachary James & Dísella Lárusdóttir; David Frost, producer (The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; The Metropolitan Opera Chorus)



David Frost

  • Chamber Works By Dmitri Klebanov (ARC Ensemble)
  • Glass: Akhnaten (Karen Kamensek, J’Nai Bridges, Dísella Lárusdóttir, Zachary James, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Metropolitan Opera Chorus & Orchestra)
  • Mon Ami, Mon Amour (Matt Haimovitz & Mari Kodama)
  • One Movement Symphonies – Barber, Sibelius, Scriabin (Michael Stern & Kansas City Symphony)
  • Poulenc: Dialogues Des Carmélites (Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Isabel Leonard, Erin Morley, Adrianne Pieczonka, Karita Mattila, Karen Cargill, Metropolitan Opera Chorus & Orchestra)
  • Primavera I – The Wind (Matt Haimovitz)
  • Roots (Randall Goosby & Zhu Wang)


  • Poulenc: Dialogues Des Carmélites Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor; Karen Cargill, Isabel Leonard, Karita Mattila, Erin Morley & Adrianne Pieczonka; David Frost, producer (The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; The Metropolitan Opera Chorus)

63rd Grammy Award Wins – 3!

November 24, 2020


  • Gershwin: Porgy And Bess (David Robertson, Eric Owens, Angel Blue, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Chorus)
  • Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13, ‘Babi Yar’ (Riccardo Muti, Alexey Tikhomirov, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus)
  • Gluck: Orphée & Eurydice (Harry Bicket, Dmitry Korchak, Andriana Chuchman, Lauren Snouffer, Lyric Opera Of Chicago Orchestra & Chorus)
  • Muhly: Marnie (Robert Spano, Isabel Leonard, Christopher Maltman, Denyce Graves, Iestyn Davies, Janis Kelly, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Chorus)
  • Holst: The Planets; The Perfect Fool (Michael Stern & Kansas City Symphony)
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Vol. 9 (Jonathan Biss)
  • Schubert: Piano Sonatas, D. 845, D. 894, D. 958, D. 960 (Shai Wosner)


  • (David Robertson, Eric Owens, Angel Blue, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus) David Frost and John Kerswell, engineers; Silas Brown, mastering engineer


  • (Riccardo Muti & Chicago Symphony Orchestra) David Frost & Charlie Post, engineers; Silas Brown, mastering engineer

61st Grammy Awards Nominations

December 7, 2018

David Frost receives two Grammy Award nominations for Producer of the Year, classical and for Best Opera Recording (Der Rosenkavalier)

Der Rosenkavalier - Metropolitan Opera

Other albums associated with the Producer of the Year nomination are Idomeneo (Metropolitan Opera),  Mirror in Mirror (Anne Akiko Meyers), Beethoven Piano Sonatas Volume 7 (Jonathan Biss) and Presentiment (Orion Weiss)

New York Times, September 25, 2018

September 25, 2018

Grammy Nominations 2016

December 12, 2016

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

Fairouz "Follow, Poet"

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

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.

Muti conducts Prokofiev’s “Romeo and Juliet”

November 9, 2014

In October 2013, David produces Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet, the Hindemith Violin Concerto with Robert Chen soloist, and the live web cast of Verdi's Requiem with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Riccardo Muti. Tags: Riccardo Muti; Chicago SYmphony Orchestra

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.

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.

Otello with Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

October 27, 2013

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.

Jonathan Biss Beethoven Sonatas

October 27, 2013

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

“Guilty Pleasures” with Renée Fleming

August 9, 2012

With Renée Fleming, conductor Sebastian Lang-Lessing, Gerald Moore and engineer Mike Hatch

“Guilty Pleasures” was released in September 2013 by Decca.

Andrea Bocelli in Central Park

July 12, 2011

On September 15, 2011 David was the audio producer for this Great Performances show, DVD and CD featuring guest artists Celine Dion, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti, Bryn Terfel and others. The New York Philharmonic and conductor Alan Gilbert joined Mr. Bocelli for this outdoor extravaganza.

Carnegie at 120

March 14, 2011

David served as audio producer for Carnegie Hall’s celebration featuring Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic, Yo-Yo Ma, Audra McDonald, Gil Shaham and Emanuel Ax. Broadcast for Great Performances in May, 2011.

Mahler 7th Symphony with Pierre Boulez

September 15, 2010

David was audio producer for the recording of the Mahler 7th Symphony with Pierre Boulez and the Chicago Symphony for PBS Great Performances. Air date is October 27, 2010.