The 2018 ARIA Award nominees for Best Classical Album have been announced. The list includes Greta Bradman, Ray Chen, Sally Whitwell, Slava Grigoryanand Tamara-Anna Cislowska.

Decca Classics received two nominations for Best Classical Album. Soprano Greta Bradman’s second album, Home , is her first ARIA nomination and features songs requested by fans of the singer, performed with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and Adelaide Chamber Singers, conducted by Luke Dollman. The album has been in the number one spot in the Limelight chart since June. Violinist Ray Chen was nominated for The Golden Age , for which he collaborated with his string quartet, Made in Berlin, and the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Greta Bradman. Photo © Albert Comper 

ABC Classics received three nominations for Best Classical Album, including pianist Sally Whitwell’s album, Philip Glass: Complete Etudes for Solo Piano , which got a five-star review from  Limelight‘s Ben Wilkie. The disc is not Whitwell’s first time honoured in the ARIA Awards – her first albumof Glass’s solo piano music won the ARIA Award for Best Classical Album in 2011, and her album All Imperfect Things: Solo Piano Music of...