Illinois Alum Wins Grammy!
The Experiential Orchestra, conducted by James Blachly (MM Orchestra Conducting, 2013), has earned its first Grammy award. The EXO's recording of The Prison, by Ethyl Smyth won in the category of Best Classical Vocal Solo Album.
Featuring soloists soprano Sarah Brailey and bass-baritone Dashon Burton, this is the first commercial recording of The Prison.
Read more about all three Illini Grammy Nominees.
Listen to our interview with James on the Sonorities Podcast: