David Frost

David Frost has produced numerous critically acclaimed recordings, released by major labels such as RCA Red Seal, Sony Classical, London/Decca, Deutsche Grammophon and EMI Classics. Honors include sixteen Grammy Awards, among them six for Classical Producer of the Year, two for Best Engineered Classical Album, Best Classical Album and Best Choral Performance.


63rd Grammy Award Nominations – 4!

November 24, 2020

DAVID FROST (producer of the year, classical)

  • 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)

GERSHWIN: PORGY AND BESS (best opera recording and best engineered album, classical)

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

SHOSTAKOVICH: SYMPHONY NO. 13, ‘BABI YAR’ (best engineered album, classical)

  • (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)