11 Feb 2019
KARIM SULAYMAN WINS GRAMMY AWARD
“SONGS OF ORPHEUS” WITH JEANNETTE SORRELL AND APOLLO’S FIRE TAKES BEST CLASSICAL SOLO VOCAL HONORS
Tenor Karim Sulayman took the prize for Best Classical Solo Vocal Album at the 61st annual Grammy Awards, presented last night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Songs of Orpheus (AVIE Records AV2383), featuring Italian baroque arias by Claudio Monteverdi, Giulio Caccini, Sigismondo D’India, Stefano Landi and others, is Sulayman’s solo debut album. It was recorded with Jeannette Sorrell conducting the Cleveland-based period-instrument orchestra Apollo’s Fire, and was produced by Erica Brenner.